Archive for the 'Barry Rubin' Category

BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, gives a rundown of the events that transpired over the weekend in Egypt. He gives his insights on the new role of the Egyptian military, the future of democracy in the country as well as the role he thinks the Muslim Brotherhood will play in the future of Egypt.

KENNETH DEGRAFFENREID, Professor at the Institute for World Politics, gives a different perspective on the Edward Snowden case by looking at what he has calls the "rise of the lavatians"; people within the government who have no particular allegiance to the United States but feel its' their moral duty to show the world what they perceive as the government's wrongdoings.

ADAM KREDO, of the Washington Free Beacon, discusses the possibilities for how the US will respond to the change of power in Egypt, which hinges on whether or not the recent takeover by the military is deemed a revolution or a coup.

GORDON CHANG, of, peels back the layers to Snowden's background and looks at how his actions truly point to him being a traitor and not a whistle blower. He also looks at the importance of Africa to China and the United States.

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MARK KRIKORIAN, of the Center for Immigration Studies, pin points some of the issues wrong with the immigration bill now waiting to be passed as well as gives a brief overview of some of the changes this bill has outlined for immigration.

ROGER NORIEGA, of Inter-American Security Watch, gives a recap of some of this week's breaking developments in Latin America including the possibility of Ecuador granting Snowden amnesty, immigration and the new Iranian president's relationship with Cuba.

BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, digs deeper into the significance of Shiek Abdullah Bin Bayyah's recent visit to the White House and examines the prospect that the Obama Administration has allied with radical Islamists, an alliance that he has coined "the Obama Doctrine."

MICHAEL BASTASCH, of the Daily Caller, examines President Obama’s recent speech on the War on Coal, looking closely at the affects, the justification, and whether or not this plan can be brought to the world stage.

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BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, first talks with Frank about last week's speech made by President Obama, and then looks toward the future of Syria and Obama's views about the ideology driving the Muslim Brotherhood.

CLARE LOPEZ of the Center for Security Policy talks about the London terrorist attack, the ongoing rioting in Sweden, and how these incidents are evidence of a larger threat from jihadism.

ANDY MCCARTHY of the National Review Online gives his perspective on Obama's speech as well as looks at the brief meeting McCain held in Syria over the holiday weekend with the Free Syrian Army and questions why Republicans are so willing to follow and listen to McCain's outdated views in regards to the situation in Syria.

BRUCE BECHTOL, author of "The Last Days of Kim Jong-Il," explains how the last three years of Kim Jong-Il's regime are having a direct impact on what is happening now, both politically and militarily, in North Korea under the reign of his son and successor, Kim Jong-Un.

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With Barry Rubin, Robert Zubrin, Andy McCarthy, Christian Whiton

BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, discusses the potential consequences between the growing and close friendship Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan have and the negative impact this has on any possible growth of democracy in the region.

ROBERT ZUBRIN, of  Pioneer Astronautics and The Mars Society, gives an overview of some of today's top energy concerns ranging from issues such as energy independence and Qatari's buying of US gas reserve fields, to updates in the field of climate change, as well as discusses anti-humanism and what this means in the United States.

ANDY MCCARTHY, Contributing Editor with National Review Online, talks about the real role the anti-Islam movie “Innocence of Muslims” played in the context of the Benghazi attacks on September 11, 2012 and uncovers some of the real groups/motives behind the attacks.

CHRISTIAN WHITON, of DC Advisory International and author of the upcoming book "Smart Power", discusses the State Department's release of false statements in the aftermath of the attacks on the US Consulate in Benghazi and briefly talks about the upcoming June elections in Iran and what this truly means for Iranian-American relations.

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Former CIA officer CLARE LOPEZ of the Center for Security Policy maps the threat matrix between Al Qaeda and Iran, and details the Gramscian strategy of the Muslim Brotherhood in connection to the Islamic Society of Boston Mosque.

Military blogger and former Army Special Operator JIM HANSON cuts through the politics of the drone debate on civil liberties.

Oklahoma Senator JAMES "JIM" INHOFE reviews presidential priorities in national security from counter terrorism assets like Gitmo to strategic losses in the defense infrastructure from pre-sequestration budget cuts, job killing program delays, and blunders in nuclear posture.

Professor BARRY RUBIN, director of the Global Research in International Affairs center in Herzliya, breaks down the dynamic in the Middle East between Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan and President Obama, as well as identifies the main supporters of the would-be Islamist regime in Syria.

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Can any meaningful progress be interpreted from Secretary Kerry’s new efforts in the Middle East peace process?  Dr. BARRY RUBIN cuts through the nuances and measures the U.S. role in the region according to realistic metrics.

Hoover Institution Research Fellow TOD LINDBERG discusses the polarizing figure that was Margaret Thatcher, a woman both loved and hated by the citizens of Great Britain.

ROSEMARY JENKS of Numbers USA details the fiscal crisis the US will face if millions of illegal immigrants are granted legal status, immediately making them eligible for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid benefits.

Across the board strategy concerning U.S. nuclear posture including arms control, nuclear modernization, and missile defense has great consequence in how the U.S. relates to other great powers in terms of creating global stability.  Former CIA analyst and senior writer for Langley Intelligence Group Network, JACK CARAVELLI, breaks down where the current administration has taken us in our ability to deter aggression for ourselves and our allies, calculating for the ideological faith in a Zero Nuke world guiding their policy.

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BARRY RUBIN, the Director of the GLORIA Center, predicts that President Obama's policy for dealing with Syria will clash with Israeli opinions in his upcoming trip to Israel, and explains why the Obama administration tried to award Samira Ibrahim the International Women of Courage Award despite her anti-American views.

Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, JOSEPH HUMIRE, explains how President Nicolas Maduro will try to live up to Hugo Chavez's legacy as a socialist, totalitarian head of state, and explores Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa's ambitions to become the next socialist leader in Latin America.

DIANA WEST, syndicated columnist and author of upcoming  American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character, analyzes Rand Paul's filibuster of last week explaining how it could spearhead a new debate in America concerning how best to confront the spread of the Shariah doctrine.

From, JIM HANSON explains the buildup in arms that the Department of Homeland Security has recently required and laments the fact that the Obama administration is not going to recognize the upcoming anniversary of the Iraq War or the sacrifice of the men and women who fought in that field.

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With Jack Murphy, Michael Davidson, Barry Rubin, and Gordon Chang.

What ties does CIA Director nominee, John Brennan, have to what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 that resulted in the death of an U.S. ambassador? JACK MURPHY, former US Army Ranger and author of Benghazi: The Definitive Report, answers this question, and reports on the situation in Benghazi since 9/11.

Continuing the Benghazi discussion, former CIA officer and author of newly released novel Incubus, MICHAEL DAVIDSON  explains what the CIA was doing at their annex in Benghazi on 9/11, and how Russia is arming Iran.

Director of the GLORIA Center, BARRY RUBIN reports on the Islamization of the Middle East as opposition parties in Egypt promise to boycott upcoming parliament elections, Turkey’s Prime Minister makes anti-Semitic comments, and the rebel groups in Syria are overwhelmed by extremists.

GORDON CHANG, from, explains how the Chinese government has knowingly been distributing Chinese manpads to hostile state and non-state actors, how China perceives President Obama’s “open hand” policy as weakness, and reports on Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s recent visit to Washington.

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ADM. JAMES "ACE" LYONS, President and CEO of Lion Associates LLC, warns of the impending threats that are China and North Korea, and describes the greatly reduced state of our military if sequestration were to take effect.

BARRY RUBIN, the director of the GLORIA center, reports on the State of the World over the past four years, and reveals how the current administration has helped create and sustain Islamist, anti-American regimes in several countries all over the Middle East.

From the founder of Inter-American Security Watch, ROGER NORIEGA exposes how Iran has infiltrated the Western hemisphere with close relations in Argentina and Venezuela, and marvels at how the Obama administration could deny America oil independence if they don't approve the Keystone pipeline through Canada, one of our most trusted allies.

ANDY McCARTHY, from the National Review Online and author of Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy, describes the dereliction of duty that contributed to the Benghazi crisis, and wonders why we even bother with Senate appointment hearings when even the most incompetent of nominees, Chuck Hagel, can still get approved despite betraying his lack of qualifications.

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