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Claudia Rosett, Diana West, Andy McCarthy, Ted Bromund

April 8th, 2014 ·

Journalist in Residence at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies CLAUDIA ROSETT runs through the international responses to Vladimir Putin's invasion of the Crimea. She highlights particularly the UN General Assembly's resolution condemning the invasion, which directly named Russia only once. Rosett also describes the effect the differences between US rhetoric and actions are having on China's military buildup.

DIANA WEST, author of "American Betrayal", examines Marxist sentiments found throughout the US. She argues that these feelings are a legacy of the US's failure to completely win the ideological battle of the Cold War.

ANDY McCARTHY, former federal prosecutor, offers his insight into the possible ramifications of further U.S. involvement in the Syrian conflict. He contends that this issue, in addition to the Russian-Ukraine conflict and the Israeli peace talks, comprise the top diplomatic failures of President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry.

TED BROMUND, senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, details the fundamental vagueness of the United Nations when addressing human rights standards in its Arms Trade Treaty. He further explains how this language may preclude future U.S. policies towards Israel and Taiwan.
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Victor Davis Hanson, Claudia Rosett, Harold Rhode, Gordon Chang

August 26th, 2013 ·

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON, senior fellow at the Hoover Institute, analyzes current events in the Middle East, including the Syrian chemical weapon attacks, Israel's status, the ongoing violence in Egypt, and Turkey's relationship with the region.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, journalist in residence at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, examines the situation in Syria and the lack of a UN response, as well as the absence of Samantha Power at this critical time.

HAROLD RHODE, of the Gatestone Institute, talks about Turkish Prime Minister Erodgan's statements about democracy and ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, US support of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and US involvement in Syria.

GORDON CHANG, of World Affairs Journal and Forbes, discusses China's aggressive nature with the territorial grab in the Pacific Ocean and the creation of a new anti-satellite satellite.

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Tags: Gordon Chang · Claudia Rosett · Victor Davis Hanson

John Wohlsetter, Jim Hanson, Claudia Rosett, Fred Fleitz

August 1st, 2013 ·

JOHN WOHLSTETTER, Senior Fellow with the Discovery Institute, explains the science behind the heightened EMP threat during a solar maximum. Wohlstetter also describes the new technology that is supposed to make it easier to make sure ships carrying nuclear weapons do not enter US ports.

JIM HANSON, of, looks at the recent Bradley Manning verdict as well as Russia's power play to grant Edward Snowden political asylum, thus making it legally impossible for the United States to prosecute Snowden for at least a year.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Journalist in Residence at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, talks about the failed Russian reset and Iran's attempt to become rapporteur for the UN disarmament committee, one of the six main committees of the UN General Assembly.

FRED FLEITZ, of, analyzes Russia's role in the Snowden scandal and asks the question: "Where is Obama in all of this?"

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Tags: Jim Hanson · Claudia Rosett · Fred Fleitz

John Fleming, Claudia Rosett, Andy McCarthy, Clare Lopez

July 23rd, 2013 ·

Congressman JOHN FLEMING, of the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana, gives his insight on the battle for religious freedom within the military. He also more deeply examines the Lacey Act and Americans being prosecuted on American soil with foreign laws.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, journalist in residence at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses her article, UNESCO's Grotesque Embrace of Che Guevara, looking deeper into the organization and what it truly stands for.

ANDY MCCARTHY, of the National Review Online, covers a variety of topics ranging from the meaning behind the Abu Ghraib prison escape to the reason why Samantha Power is losing support in the Senate.

CLARE LOPEZ. of, dissects the underlying agenda of the National Iranian American Council to promote the Iranian agenda in American foreign policy.

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Tags: Andy McCarthy · Claudia Rosett · Clare Lopez

Jim Woolsey, Steven Bucci, Andy McCarthy, Claudia Rosett

June 25th, 2013 ·

Former Director of Intelligence JIM WOOLSEY assesses Snowden’s motives behind his release of classified information to the public, further characterizing his actions as part of a publicity stunt rather than the actions of a true whistleblower.

STEVEN BUCCI of the Heritage Foundation probes the legality of a country spying on its citizens and delves deeper into how these programs allow a country to gather the most effective intelligence to protect their citizens and mitigate outside threats.

ANDY McCARTHY, of National Review Online, analyzes Edward Snowden’s recent actions and the virtue of truth. He also turns his attention towards Congressman Sesenbrenner’s recent statement about the Patriot Act and President Obama’s intended action in Syria.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, of PJ Media and, examines climate change, the new immigration bill and the implications of the presence of Al Jazeera within the U.S.

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Bill Gertz, Roger Noriega, Elaine Donnelly, Claudia Rosett

May 17th, 2013 ·

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, goes over some of his most recently written articles regarding the missile defense program and subsequently the planned cuts the Obama Administration has in store for the defense program.

Former US Ambassador to the Organization of American States ROGER NORIEGA talks about the news that the leading opposition-run television station in Venezuela is being sold, after having withstood government pressure for years.

ELAINE DONNELLY, of the Center for Military Readiness, gives listeners and Frank a deeper look into the surging epidemic of sexual assault that is plaguing the U.S. Armed Forces at the moment.

CLAUDIA ROSETT of Foundation for Defense of Democracies talks with Frank about Richard Falk, a UN Human Rights Council special rapporteur, who last month publicly blamed the US for the Boston attacks. 

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Tags: Uncategorized · Claudia Rosett · Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Elaine Donnelly

Andrew McCarthy, Matthew Brodsky, Claudia Rosett, Jeremy Scahill

April 30th, 2013 ·

Jim Hanson of guest hosts.

Former special prosecutor ANDY MCCARTHY goes over the reasons for why the Obama administration is choosing to try the surviving Boston bombing suspect in a US criminal court rather than as an enemy combatant.

MATTHEW BRODSKY, Director of Policy for the Jewish Policy Center, explains the dangers of the US appearing weak-willed in response to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, writer at, reports on the way the United States is breaking its own laws by funding UNESCO.

JEREMY SCAHILL, author of the book "Dirty Wars"--released as a documentary film this year--discusses the legal and ethical questions raised by Obama's drone campaign against terrorists in the Middle East.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Andy McCarthy · Jim Hanson · Claudia Rosett · Jeremy Scahill · Matthew Brodsky

Claudia Rosett, Ted Bromund, Fred Fleitz, Steven Hayward

April 4th, 2013 ·

With Claudia Rosett, Ted Bromund, Fred Fleitz, Steven Hayward.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Journalist-in-Residence at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, explains how the U.S.’s recent actions have made any nuclear weapons threat from it far less credible, and has therefore encouraged North Korea to test the limits of American patience.

TED BROMUND of the Heritage Foundation unfolds the implications of the passage of the UN conventional arms control treaty.

FRED FLEITZ of reasons that despite the soon to be reopened North Korean plant being unable to produce a bomb for at least three to five years, the international community will nonetheless feel pressured to grant the country more concessions.

STEVEN HAYWARD of the Claremont Institute sets the criteria for examining the accuracy of climate modeling and determining its suitability as a factor in defense planning.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Claudia Rosett · Fred Fleitz · Ted Bromund · Steven Hayward

Robert Zarate, Reza Khalili, Claudia Rosett, Gordon Chang

March 25th, 2013 ·

ROBERT ZARATE of the Foreign Policy Research Institute raises several questions about Sec. Def. Chuck Hagel's recent announcement to renew the Bush administration's commitment to ground based missile interceptors in the U.S. which the Obama administration cut back in its first term.  Will sequestration allow the plan to follow through?  Was the cancellation of long range ICBM interceptors in Europe in fact the more important element of the announcement as it is a strategic step backward and a concession to Russian power in the region?

Former Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp member and CIA agent REZA KHALILI reports new intelligence on a covert Iranian nuclear site, nuclear material, and weapons capability including numbers on weaponized grade Uranium that would seem to exceed stated Red Lines of the United States.

World renowned investigative journalist, CLAUDIA ROSETT, explains the meaning of the strange death in London of a Russian Oligarch who had fallen from the grace of the Putin regime.

GORDON CHANG of breaks down the nuclear threat matrix between the U.S. and China based on new reports of the China's Carrier Killer 12,000 mile range missile.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Claudia Rosett · Robert Zarate · Reza Khalili

Claudia Rosett, Christian Whiton, Jon Iadonisi, Andy McCarthy

February 26th, 2013 ·

CLAUDIA ROSETT, journalist in residence for the Foundation for  Defense of Democracies, exposes the front company that the Iranian ambassador to the UN has been using to skirt US sanctions on 5th Avenue in New York City.

Principal at DC International Advisory LLC, CHRISTIAN WHITON reviews John Kerry's first tour up to this point, wondering why the administration is keeping our allies at arm's length while embracing our enemies, and emphasizes the need for an offensive cyber security campaign to address the growing Chinese threat.

JON IADONISI, founder of the White Canvas Group and retired Navy SEAL, analyzes the Mandian report that confirms state-sponsored cyber-attacks from China, and advises both policy makers and citizens on what they can do to defend themselves from the cyber threat.

On the twentieth anniversary of the first bombing of the World Trade Center, ANDY MCcCARTHY, the chief prosecutor for the case and author of Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy, discusses the state of America's War on Terror since the 1993 tragedy, observes that new Arab Spring democracies are voting to implement Shariah Law four to one, and wonders at John Brennan's inability to understand the ideology behind the jihadist threat.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Andy McCarthy · Claudia Rosett · christian whiton · Jon Iadonisi