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Tom Popik, Clare Lopez. Bill Gertz, Sylvia Longmire

March 21st, 2014 · Comments

TOM POPIK, founder of the Foundation for Resilient Societies, explains why the custom nature of US electrical grid technology means it could take up to a year to replace it in the event that a majority of the grid is destroyed by an EMP attack.

CLARE LOPEZ, a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy, offers her opinion on why Iran has yet to be held accountable for its many connections to terrorism, including the 9/11 attacks and the Lockerbie bombing.

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, reports on hacking performed by Chinese police at the People's Security University of Beijing. He also addresses China's new supersonic missile capability and how the United States Military is aiming to close the technology gap between the two.

Retired Air Force Captain SYLVIA LONGMIRE, author of the upcoming book "Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences and Drones Aren't Making Us Safer," discusses the increase in violence and armed conflicts that point to an unstable security situation as the US tries to secure its borders.

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Tags: Bill Gertz · Clare Lopez · Sylvia Longmire

Fred Fleitz, Ilan Berman, John Bolton, Bill Gertz

March 14th, 2014 · Comments

FRED FLEITZ, a Center for Security Policy senior fellow, dissects the allegations recently made by Senator Dianne Feinstein that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

ILAN BERMAN, of the American Foreign Policy Council, examines the Ukraine crisis as Vladmir Putin's attempt at reinterpreting Russia's borders, with the ultimate end goal being "to encompass [Ukraine] and erode their sovereignty."

Former US Ambassador to the UN JOHN BOLTON discusses Vladimir Putin's attempts to reestablish hegemony over the territory comprising the former Soviet Union, and argues that he is encouraged by perceived American and European weakness.

Washington Times and Washington Free Beacon columnist BILL GERTZ reports on the Chinese apparently having been successful in copying the American F-35 to create their own stealth fighter, the J-20; the Russian use of cyber warfare in Ukraine; and the US hold on sending military equipment to the Egyptian government. 

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Tags: Bill Gertz · John Bolton · Ilan Berman · Fred Fleitz

John Wohlstetter, Peter Pham, Bill Gertz, Diana West

February 21st, 2014 · Comments

JOHN WOHLSTETTER, of the Discovery Institute, sheds light on the motives behind the government crackdown in Ukraine and points towards what he calls "The Cold War, Version 2.0," instigated by Russia's Putin.

J. PETER PHAM, director of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center, follows the spread of radical jihadists from one conflict to another in Africa. In particular, he looks at fighters returning from Syria to their countries of origin in North Africa, the fighting in South Sudan, and the possibility that Islamists will intervene in the Central African Republic to prevent the ethnic cleansing of Muslims there.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, looks at a report by the Center for Naval Analysis that offers predictions on what will happen in Afghanistan and to the Taliban once all the American troops stationed there depart.

DIANA WEST, author of "American Betrayal," discusses what the "Hillary Papers" say about the politics of the former First Lady and Secretary of State.

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Tags: Bill Gertz · Diana West · John Wholstetter · Peter Pham

Bob Monroe, Daniel Goure, Bill Gertz, Roger Noriega

January 31st, 2014 · Comments

Ret. Admiral BOB MONROE, shares his expertise on the U.S. nuclear program and how its ongoing deterioration is jeopardizing the future of the United States.


DANIEL GOURE, of the Lexington Institute, assesses the United State’s nuclear program and brings to light the implications of the administration’s domestic and international nuclear policies.

BILL GERTZ, reporter for the Washington Free Beacon and the Washington Times, covers two Congressional hearings from this past week. One, a briefing by intelligence leaders that pronounced that cyber attacks are a bigger threat to the United States than terrorism, and the other a briefing that focused on the space threat China poses to the US.

ROGER NORIEGA, a former US ambassador to the Organization of American States, puts forward his argument that narco-terrorist states have replaced communism as the primary threat to democracy in 21st century Latin America.
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Tags: Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Daniel Goure

Peter Wehner, John Wohlstetter, Mark Schneider, Bill Gertz

September 13th, 2013 · Comments

PETER WEHNER, former deputy director of speech writing for President George W. Bush, gives his professional insights into President Obama's speech and how the President's foreign policy is causing the United States to slip as a world power.

JOHN WOHLSTETTER, senior fellow at The Discovery Institute, addresses Russia's resetting position in the Middle East, as well as the U.S.' diminishing power.

MARK SCHNEIDER, of the National Institute for Public Policy, analyzes of what might come for any possible deal the the U.S. and Russia can strike over disarming Syria of their chemical weapons stockpile.

BILL GERTZ, senior editor of the Washington Free Beacon and columnist for the Washington Times, covers an assessment of Syria's chemical weapons and the ripple effects the Middle East is having on U.S. policies towards China and elsewhere.

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Patrick Sookhdeo, Bill Gertz, Roger Noriega

September 6th, 2013 · Comments

PATRICK SOOKHDEO, of the Westminster Institute,

BILL GERTZ, the senior editor of the Washington Free Beacon, evaluates the possible Syrian strike plan and the retaliation ramifications expected, as well as the potential impact that defense cuts will have on the U.S. military's ability.

ROGER NORIEGA, of the Inter American Watch and American Enterprise Institute, sheds light on Iran and Hezbollah in the western hemisphere with the support of powerful individuals in Venezuela and what this could mean for the US.

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Seth Cropsey, Michael O’Hanlon, Fred Fleitz, Bill Gertz

August 29th, 2013 · Comments

SETH CROPSEY, former Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy, talks about US intervention in Syria and the hollowing out of the US military.

MICHAEL O’HANLON. of the Brookings Institute, analyzes the impending US military strike against Syria, as well as outlines what he feels the ultimate future goals in Syria should be.

FRED FLEITZ, of Lignet.com, exposes the flaws of the administration’s plan to possibly intervene into Syria and the implications this intervention could have on American allies in the region.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon and Washington Times, analyzes US intervention in Syria and the new Chinese Anti satellite satellites.

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Tags: Bill Gertz · Michael O'Hanlon · Fred Fleitz

Shoshana Bryen, Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi, Michael Ledeen, Bill Gertz

August 23rd, 2013 · Comments

SHOSHANA BRYEN of the Jewish Policy Center discusses the differences in appearance and content between the new Al Jazeera America and the popular Arabic version, and why this adaption for an American audience makes the Quatari news program more of a threat.

EMANUELE OTTOLENGHI, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, examines Hezbollah from its beginnings to its current standing on the world stage.

MICHAEL LEDEEN, at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, provides an overview of his recent article "Its War You Idiots!", as well Syrian chemical weapon attacks, and the situation in Egypt.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon and Washington Times, analyzes the recent military inspections conducted by Russia and China within the US, jihadist training in Syria, and the Obama administration's plan to secure Mexico's southern border

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Christian Whiton, Ron Packard, Bill Gertz, Fred Fleitz

August 15th, 2013 · Comments

CHRISTIAN WHITON, principle at DC International Advisory, provides an analysis on the Muslim Brotherhood throughout the Middle East and the US policy thus far towards this organization.

RON PACKARD, CEO of K12, examines the impact sequestration is having on the military education system as well as explains how his company is helping to change the face of education.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, looks at the current events unfolding in Egypt and how this will impact the future of democracy in the country and the future of US-Egyptian relations.

FRED FLEITZ, of Lignet.com, gives an overview of several different important national security topics; including the escalating violence in Egypt and US nuclear disarmament. 
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Tags: Bill Gertz · christian whiton · Fred Fleitz

Mike Rogers, Pauline Olvera, Bill Gertz, Fred Grandy

August 2nd, 2013 · Comments

US Congressman MIKE ROGERS of the third district of Alabama explains why he proposed an amendment (now successfully passed) to the Defense Appropriations bill for 2014 in response to President Obama's lack of clarity on how he plans to carry out the treaty obligations of New START.

PAULINE OLVERA, of the Colorado Hispanic Republicans, explains the need for the Immigration narrative to be changed and for countries' governments like, Mexico, to be held accountable for their citizens overwhelming desire to immigrate to the United States in search of better living and work conditions.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, examines the Russian reset, Russia's decision to not return Snowden to the US and President Obama's plan of nuclearization.

FRED GRANDY, of the Center for Security Policy, gives his take on several different issues including; Benghazi, NSA and privacy and Huma Abedin.

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Tags: Bill Gertz · Fred Grandy