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Dan Goure, Claire Berlinski, Peter Huessy, Andy McCarthy

August 2nd, 2011 ·

“If you don’t win the air battle, then don’t get into the war,” remarks Dan Goure of the Lexington Institute. He joins Secure Freedom Radio to discuss the effects that the proposed defense cuts will have on America’s military interests abroad.  He warns that if our military lacks the necessary funds for forward deployment, then we will be at risk for losing our economic and technological advantages over those in the international community who do not have our best interests in mind. It is his belief that additional defense cuts will result in a hollow military and increased threats to American lives.

Next, American novelist and freelance writer, Claire Berlinski joins Frank from her home in Istanbul to talk about the unprecedented resignation of the Chief of the General Staff in Turkey in protest of the coup plotting charges presented against his fellow members in uniform. She gives us her slant on the Western press’s portrayal of the situation happening. The key question is not whether these resignations are good or bad for Turkish democracy, she says, but rather who is now in charge of running the 2nd largest army in NATO.  Furthermore, she gives us the big picture of the Mafioso-like society that runs through the veins of Turkish leadership.

Peter Huessy, President of GeoStrategic Analysis, presents Frank with his suggestions for fixing the budget crisis, as well as voices his concerns that about the impact that cuts will have for the US over the next ten years. He urges Congress to choose between the Tea Party’s Ryan’s Budget Plan and the increase in taxes suggested by Democrats in order to provide the American economy with a long-term fix . Additionally, he explains how the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) will cede important American resources to countries that do not have our best interests in mind.

Finally, Contributing Editor for the National Review Online and weekly guest with Secure Freedom Radio, Andy McCarthy examines what he considers the “sad state of affairs” happening around the budget deal, as well as the federal government’s role in this deal. He also defends prominent voice against Shariah in the United States, David Yerushalmi against the allegations put forth by a recent New York Times article.

Tags: DefaultTag · Andy McCarthy · Claire Berlinski · Dan Goure

Claudia Rosett, Michael Braun, Claire Berlinski, Sara Carter

April 7th, 2011 ·

Claudia Rosett analyzes the United Nations’ policies and how they conflict with American interests. Former federal agent, Michael Braun educates Americans on the drug trafficking in Venezuela as well as their ties with Iran and Hezbollah. Claire Berlinski brings to light the situation in Turkey and how the Islamist realignment there may affect US interests and security. A regular on the show, Sara Carter explains what a government shutdown would mean for our troops and our defense capabilities as a whole.

Tags: DefaultTag · Sara Carter · Claudia Rosett · Claire Berlinski · Michael Braun

Claire Berlinski, Faith McDonnell, Gordon Chang

December 13th, 2010 ·

Today Frank is joined by author of There is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters, Claire Berlinski, to discuss the changing political landscape of Turkey and the implications this traditional NATO ally has on U.S. and Israeli security.  Then Faith McDonnell from the Institute on Religion and Democracy weighs in on the state of play in Sudan.  Does the approaching referendum mean an approaching war?  Finally, Gordon Chang of brings us the latest on human rights and security matters in Asia.

Tags: DefaultTag · Gordon Chang · Claire Berlinski · Faith McDonnell

Steve Milloy, Ted Poe, David Yerushalmi, Claire Berlinski

August 31st, 2010 ·

Today on Secure Freedom Radio, Frank Gaffney talks about climate change with Steve Milloy, and immigration challenges with Congressman Ted Poe of Texas. Then he discusses the war within Islam and against the United States in a form of stealth Jihad with David Yerulshami. Then, Claire Berlinski discusses her book, There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters, and the state of play in Turkey.

Tags: DefaultTag · David Yerushalmi · Steve Milloy · Claire Berlinski · Ted Poe

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