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Pete Hegseth, Diana West, Peter Hitchens, Jim Hanson

March 26th, 2014 ·

PETE HEGSETH, CEO of Concerned Veterans for America, makes the case for a revision of the military pension system, and offers a veteran's perspective on Putin's aggression in Eastern Europe.

DIANA WEST, author of "American Betrayal," comments on a new Iraqi law that allows girls as young as nine to marry. She also critiques new legal guidelines just released in the UK to assist lawyers in crafting Shariah-compliant wills.

PETER HITCHENS of the U.K.'s Mail Online publication and author of The Rage Against God describes the history and landscape of what has shaped Russia's view of what is rational in international conduct.

JIM HANSON, of, scrutinizes Putin's expansionism as seen in the Crimea, and argues the importance of a strong U.S.-led and NATO-backed deterring force.
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Paul Vallely, Jim Hanson, Diana West, Debbie Lee

September 25th, 2013 ·

PAUL VALLELY, a retired U.S. Army Major General, explains his recent trip to Syria and outlines the Syrian opposition forces from a unique first hand perspective.

JIM HANSON, of, analyzes the structural and security vulnerabilities in the United States in light of the recent Kenyan tragedy.

DIANA WEST, a syndicated columnist and author, addresses her writings about the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), and their dangerous ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Designated Terrorist Organizations.

DEBBIE LEE, of America's Might Warriors, talks with Frank about her work to shed light on the hardships of our country's military and their families, and her quest to honor them for all the sacrifices they make to keep us safe.

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Diana West, Jim Hanson, J Michael Cole, Ross Harrison

August 28th, 2013 ·

DIANA WEST, author of Death Of A Grown Up, looks into the implications of the United States intervening into Syria militarily.

JIM HANSON, of, answers the question of what possible benefits there would be for American national security if the US was to intervene into Syria, as well as looks into the readiness of the military for such an action.

J MICHAEL COLE, former Canadian intelligence officer and Taipei-based columnist for The Diplomat and Jane's Defense Weekly, evaluates the danger faced by Taiwan from Chinese military build up and Chinese investment.

ROSS HARRISON, professor at Georgetown University and University of Pittsburgh, sheds light on the Islamist Spring and what the future may hold for the Middle East.

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Andy McCarthy, Jim Hanson, Diana West, Ryan Mauro

August 14th, 2013 ·

ANDY MCCARTHY, of National Review Online, looks at the implications of the recent turmoil in Egypt as well as the Islamic agenda of the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan.

JIM HANSON, of, scrutinizes the lack of media coverage for the Nidal Hasan trial.

DIANA WEST, confronts the controversy and criticisms surrounding the content of her new book, American Betryal: The Secret Assualt on Our Nation's Character.

RYAN MAURO, of Clarion, investigates Huma Abedin's past and her connection to Islamists groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Muslim Minority Affairs.

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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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Peter Pry, Jim Hanson, Cord Sterling, Fred Fleitz

July 18th, 2013 ·

PETER PRY, former executive director of the EMP Commission and currently serving on the task force for national and homeland security, examines the threat of an EMP attack, the recent knowledge of North Korean missiles in Panama, and how the US can protect itself from such a North Korean EMP threat.   

JIM HANSON, of, gives his perspective on the advisability of releasing some Guantanamo Bay prisoners, as well as on sexual assaults in and the hollowing of the military and the implications this has on the future safety of the United States.

CORD STERLING of Aerospace Industries Association reviews the impact that sequestration is having on the technological side.  He looks at the impact of layoffs and the risk the US is now facing of losing the ability to develop certain technological capabilities that the U.S. depends on for maintaining its' national security. 

FRED FLEITZ, retired CIA analyst and currently of, analyzes the new Iranian leadership and Iran's continue pursuit for a nuclear weapon, predicting how far Iran may be from a nuclear device. Fred also looks at the Arab Spring as it pertains to Egypt and Syria.   
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Mike Turner, Jim Hanson, Stephen Coughlin

June 19th, 2013 ·

Congressman MIKE TURNER explores the ramifications of President Obama's seemingly unilateral approach to de-nuclearization, and his ongoing abandonment of the modernization of the American military arsenal. He also looks further into Obama’s eagerness to fund and upgrade other countries’ armies instead of appropriating the necessary funds to further the readiness ability of the US army.

STEPHEN COUGHLIN, of the Center for Security Policy and author of the upcoming book Catastrophic Failure: The Big Lie in the War on Terror, joins Frank for a special extended segment about the Muslim Brotherhood in America and the legality of Shariah law and the Constitution.

JIM HANSON, blogger at, offers his predictions on the likelihood of arms given by the US to the Syrian opposition falling into Al Qaeda's hands. Hanson also describes a mission in which he trained an IRS SWAT team.

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Richard Fisher, Henry Nau, Diana West, Jim Hanson

June 5th, 2013 ·

RICHARD FISHER of International Assessment Strategy Center, talks about the current build-up of the Chinese military and their aggressive territorial actions in the North Sea and how he believes this points towards the startling revelation that the United States is currently engaged in a Cold War with China.  He also gives a brief prediction of what might happen at the upcoming weekend summit between President Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

HENRY NAU, professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs, looks back on Tom Donilin's tenure as Obama's national security advisor, and what can be expected when Susan Rice fills that position, based on her own track record as the US's Ambassador to the UN.

Retired Weapons Sergeant of US Army Special Forces, JIM HANSON, of, talks military sexual assault based on the latest Senate report. He also discusses Private Bradley Manning’s trial on Wiki leaks as well as Nidal Hasan’s trial and his newly adopted defense of murder justified by Islam.

DIANA WEST of The Death of The Grown Up and author of new book America Betrayal, discusses the failure by the American government to divulge the truth about the dangers of radical Islam as well as discusses the continuing integration of Sharia Law into American law, specifically looking at the case of the Fort Hood mastermind, Nidal Hasan.

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James Woolsey, Jim Hanson, Diana West, Mark Schneider

May 22nd, 2013 ·

Former Director of the CIA JAMES WOOLSEY talks about the ways in which North Korea is strengthening its capability to deliver an EMP via satellite, which the United States is not prepared to counter.

Former Army special forces weapons sergeant Jim Hanson examines the wisdom of hiring local security in Benghazi and speaks to the alarming new statistics on sexual assault in the U.S. military.

DIANA WEST, author of "Death of the Grownup," talks about the latest news to come out about the Benghazi attack that occurred last year.

MARK SCHNEIDER, of the National Institute for Public Policy, explains the opposite directions the United States and Russia are taking in regards to modernizing their missile technology.

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Rep. Pete Hoekstra, Jim Hanson, Diane West, Kevin Freeman

May 8th, 2013 ·

Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Congressman PETER HOEKSTRA, discusses the future stability of Afghanistan, elections in Pakistan, and the fate of the imprisoned Dr. Afridi who assisted the CIA in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.

JIM HANSON of discusses some of the current debates taking place in the U.S. military now, including the appropriateness of soldiers proselytizing to one another and the role of women and homosexuals in combat.

DIANA WEST, author of upcoming book <em>American Betrayal</em>, looks at the growing Islamic threat aimed at the US and the denial Americans live in about the dangerous truth of this threat.

KEVIN FREEMAN, author of "Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Brought Down the US Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again," discusses how Qataris are buying up the majority of US gas reserves—a little known fact that undermines the "self-sufficiency" that fracking is supposed to bring.

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