Entries Tagged as 'Elaine Donnelly'
May 17th, 2013 · Comments Off
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.
Tags: Uncategorized · Claudia Rosett · Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Elaine Donnelly
March 20th, 2013 · Comments Off
With Joseph Klein, Elaine Donnelly, Paul Kengor, and Diana West.
Author JOSEPH KLEIN discusses President Obama’s trip to Israel and the rhetoric of Red Lines concerning Syria and Iran.
ELAINE DONNELLY of the Center for Military Readiness contrasts data and policy in light of alarm increases in sexual assault in the U.S. Military.
Historian PAUL KENGOR reflects on the international relations context of the invasion of Iraq on this 10nth anniversary as well as the anniversary the Strategic Defense Initiative and it’s relevance to the present North Korean missile threat.
Author DIANA WEST discusses the context of the attempted assassination of free speech activist Lars Hedegaard in Europe.
Tags: Uncategorized · Diana West · Elaine Donnelly · Paul Kengor
January 24th, 2013 · Comments Off
With Elaine Donnelly, Thomas Donnelly, Clare Lopez, and Fred Fleitz.
ELAINE DONNELLY, the founder and president of the Center for Military Readiness, discusses with Frank how the current administration is forcing its social agenda upon the military with Leon Panetta's announcement yesterday to open all combat jobs in the military to women.
THOMAS DONNELLY, the AEI Director of the Center for Defense Studies, explains how sequestration will impend the military's readiness creating a hollow force and supportive civilian industry.
CLARE LOPEZ, a senior fellow at www.radicalislam.org, examines Hillary Clinton's Senate hearing from yesterday and explains how the current administration is just beginning to realize that they have opened 'a Pandora's box' with the aid that they provided to depose Libyan dictator Gaddafi.
Finally, FRED FLEITZ, from www.lignet.com, analyzes everything from how the administration lied about Benghazi, to instability in Tunisia, and finally the threat of a successful North Korean long-range missile test by the end of the year.
Tags: Uncategorized · Clare Lopez · Elaine Donnelly · Thomas Donnelly · Fred Fleitz
December 4th, 2012 · Comments Off
With Sen. Jim Inhofe, Elaine Donnelly, Jose Cardenas, and Andy McCarthy
Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma discusses the need to keep Gitmo open to housing terrorists rather than bringing them to the U.S. He also touches on America’s lack of missile defense systems on the east coast.
Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness explains ACLU’s agenda of forcing women to sign up for the Selective Service and enter frontline combat roles. They are taking up a legal case to put women on the frontlines and have them treated like men, against the wishes of female soldiers and the military as a whole.
Jose Cardenas of Vision Americas looks at the first days of the new Mexican government. Cardenas expresses his fear that the new government might back away from the cartels which would only give them more authority and prolong the Mexican drug war.
Andy McCarthy gives his analysis of the Syrian Islamists promise to behave if they get aid to topple the Assad regime and have a say in the new Syrian government. McCarthy looks at the Egyptian model in order to presume what will be the future of Syria
Tags: Uncategorized · Andy McCarthy · Elaine Donnelly · Jose Cardenas · Sen. Jim Inhofe
April 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off
Are the cuts to space as apocalyptic as they seem? According the Frank Slazer, a lot of these cuts are not disastrous to national security but the dismal of these programs will result in the loss of one million jobs. Can our economy really afford one million more people on the unemployment line? The first round of defense cuts might be acceptable, but the second round of cuts could have serious implications to our national security. Defense contractors will be forced to purchase parts that are vital to military performance, from foreign companies where the parts could be faulty or even sabotaged.
Why would the Pentagon want to hide a section of a report that highlights a rise in sexual assault among women in the military? Elaine Donnelly says its because the fact that since 2006 violent sexual assaults have doubled would pose a serious roadblock to Obama’s plan to integrate women into the front lines. A congressional committee on diversity wants to ignore physical ability, performance, readiness and morale and instead believe that women are able to perform the same combat as their male counterparts. Can women really meet the standards needed to become a Navy SEAL or fight an enemy in hand-to-hand combat? If women start joining men on the front lines, what will that mean for military effectiveness and morale?
Is Obama forcing the US into a war with Syria without a plan just so he can appease the Muslim Brotherhood? Christian Whiton explains that Syria’s neighbors are pushing to arm the rebels and are seeking to put a non-Islamist face on the rebels so America will have no problem joining them. How come the president has not mentioned his plans to the American people?
The Islamists use American laws in order to further their own agenda, liberals use the Constitution to further their own agenda. Are the liberals and the Islamists working hand-in-hand to destroy American liberties? ICNA is pushing a $3 million campaign to “educate” Americans on Sharia and the liberal media is supporting this effort. Obama has begun intimidating the Supreme Court in order to keep his health care reform intact. When Arizona came out with their immigration law, Obama was the first to call on the Supreme Court to overturn it, but when it comes to his own law he denounces the Supreme Court as having no real authority because they are not an elected body. Which is it Mr. President, do you support the Supreme Court or denounce it?
Tags: Uncategorized · Andy McCarthy · Elaine Donnelly · christian whiton · Frank Slazer
July 22nd, 2011 · Comments
Elaine Donnelly, President of the Center for Military Readiness, details the fraudulent inspector general report for the Department of Defense on implementing the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” in which a foregone conclusion was made. Donnelly asserts that the study was fixed to comply with the Administration’s agenda for a “San Francisco Military,” when in actuality our forces are not in favor of repeal, nor ready. She also explains what effects the repeal may have on retention and effectiveness of the military, particularly in the Middle East, where homosexuality is punishable by death. How’s that for a recruitment tool? Next, Congressman Frank Wolf, representing Virginia’s 10th district, addresses concerns for the Transportation Security Administration’s lack of cohesiveness in its management. As Directors shuffle in and out every several years, the TSA lacks the organization to establish a legitimate policy. The TSA recently introduced its fifth Administrator in nine years, and Wolf says it is time for new Director John Pistole to take the reins and establish an enduring strategy. Zuhdi Jasser, Founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, joins Frank to discuss his mission for the “separation of mosque and state,” as political Islam has hijacked the Muslim religion. Jasser stresses that the Muslim Brotherhood is not reflective of all Muslims, but also the importance for moderates, like him, to be ardent in vocalizing their stance against radical Islam. Zuhdi also explains how the Obama Administration’s “Big Tent” approach is inadequate in its Counterterrorism strategy, and instead should clearly identify the abhorrent extremist ideology and then align with those who also reject it. Finally, Washington Times Columnist Bill Gertz demonstrates his expertise from “Inside the Ring,” as he reports on China’s development of an Electromagnetic Pulse weapon, which may be in preparation for a land invasion of Taiwan. Gertz also informs on the CIA’s approach to Iran’s nuclear program and the proposed defense cuts to military benefits, and what that means for an all-volunteer force.
Tags: Bill Gertz · Elaine Donnelly · Zuhdi Jasser · Rep. Frank Wolf
May 12th, 2011 · Comments
Center for Military Readiness founder Elaine Donnelly explains the recent three amendments that were passed in the House Armed Services Committee. Former Border Patrol officer, Gene Wood responds to Obama’s claim that the border is more secure than ever and the idea that the government is “cooking the books” in order to support such a claim. Kristina Tanasichuk provides her insights on the continued threat to our homeland security. Caroline Glick analyzes the Hamas/Fatah alliance and the security implications it has for Israel and America; as well as Obama’s embrace of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Tags: Uncategorized · Caroline Glick · Elaine Donnelly · Kristina Tanasichuk · Gene Wood
April 4th, 2011 · Comments
There are many aspects to defense and today’s show covers a variety of defense related issues. The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance’s Riki Ellison looks at the effectiveness of the “Iron Dome” program in Israel which acts as a deterrent to incoming missile attacks. The policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is another issue plaguing the defense community and Elaine Donnelly from the Center for Military Readiness sheds light on the recent Congressional hearings. How does China holding American debt impact our defense? Gordon Chang gives an economics lesson which fully explains the situation in Asia.
Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Elaine Donnelly · riki ellison
December 20th, 2010 · Comments
On today's show, Frank is joined by Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness to discuss the fall out of the 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' repeal. Then former State Department official Christian Whiton weighs in on the latest on the Korean Peninsula. After that, Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming joins Frank to talk about the new START treaty. Finally, Asia expert of Forbes.com, Gordon Chang, discusses American strength, Chinese power, and North Korea all in the context of the new START treaty.
Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Elaine Donnelly · christian whiton · John Barrasso
December 10th, 2010 · Comments
On today’s show, Elaine Donnelly from the Center for Military Readiness discusses the Senate's failure to bring the proposed repeal of the ban on gays in the military to the floor for a vote, and the battle still to come. Next, Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Gabe Schoenfeld gives his latest damage assessment on the Wikileaks information warfare assault. He is followed by Shariah law expert David Yerushalmi who shares his reactions to a new Pew research study about popular opinion in the Islamic world. Finally, Rowan Scarborough talks military strategy with Frank, including the F-22 Raptor program and missile sales to Venezuela.
Tags: Uncategorized · David Yerushalmi · Rowan Scarburough · Elaine Donnelly · Gabriel Schoenfeld