· PETER BROOKES from the Heritage Foundation discusses the likely link between Obama’s re-election campaign and the recent leaks of classified defense information by top government officials.
· U.S. News & World Report correspondent JOHN BENNETT examines the current government thinking concerning the US nuclear deterrent, and in particular the question of what parts of our nuclear “triad” the government feels could be safely scaled back and what parts should be modernized—nuclear armed submarines, intercontinental ballistic missiles, or bombs?
· Former DEA Assistant Administrator and Chief of Operations MICHAEL BRAUN talks about what the outcome of the upcoming Mexican presidential election could mean for the anti-drug efforts in the US, and why a strong Mexico not controlled by the cartels is so important to American trade.
· AEI scholar ROGER NORIEGA discusses Hugo Chavez’s failing health, and how his sudden death would mean a political crisis that the Venezuelan government is not preparing for. Noriega also talks about the recent endorsement of President Obama by Cuban dictator Raúl Castro’s daughter, and what impact this could have on the Cuban-American vote.