Entries Tagged as 'Roger Noriega'
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
May 6th, 2013 · Comments Off
CAROLINE GLICK, an American-Israeli Journalist and Senior Fellow for Middle East Affairs of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Security Policy sheds light on the recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria and provides an overview of the motives behind these strikes.
DR. ZUHDI JASSER of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy makes a case for finding allies within the Syrian opposition as well as explains the traps involved.
GORDON CHANG of Forbes.com discusses the potential for a “nuclear breakout” within the next five years as it becomes more and more likely that South Korea and Japan will attempt to acquire nuclear weapons of their own.
ROGER NORIEGA, Former US Ambassador, dissects in great detail how the dictatorial regime in Venezuela manipulated the recent election with the help of Cuba. He also measures the resolve of the opposition and the outlook moving forward.
Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Caroline Glick · Roger Noriega · Zuhdi Jasser
April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off
CLARE LOPEZ, former CIA officer and Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, walks us through the traps of realistic contingencies in Syria.
ROGER NORIEGA of InterAmerican Security Watch warns that the new president of Mexico is making a “short term pact with the devil” that allows narco-traffickers to continue their work in exchange for a decrease in violence.
Chairman of the US House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs DANA ROHRABACHER makes the case for why the US should stay out of the conflict in Syria, arguing that there is no side that the US could support that would not turn against it in the long run.
GORDON CHANG, writer at Forbes.com, reports on the breaking story that North Korea is essentially creating a hostage situation by refusing to allow some South Korean citizens to leave the demilitarized zone between the two countries—a move that Chang believes points to North Korean threats being more than mere rhetoric.
Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Clare Lopez · Roger Noriega · Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off
Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs ROGER NORIEGA analyzes the presidential election that took place in Venezuela yesterday, expressing doubts that Chavez’s hand-picked successor, who won by a “razor thin” margin, had legitimately claimed victory.
Dr. HENRY SOKOLSKI, executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, critiques the U.S. government’s response to the North Korean threat, and argues that an effective measure against the corrupt regime would be to go after its ability to get hard currency through illegal means, such as by trafficking drugs, people, and exotic animals.
What tools of foreign policy does the U.S. have in the financial category to deal with North Korea? GORDON CHANG of Forbes.com lays out the strategic landscape in Asia and clarifies where the Chinese really stand in relationship to North Korea.
Can Chinese military power be measured accurately? With strategic deception as a pillar of Chinese military doctrine, beliefs of Western policy makers are subject to great confusion. RICHARD FISHER of the International Assessment and Strategy Center brings expertise to bare on the matter.
Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Henry Sokolski · Roger Noriega · Richard Fisher
April 12th, 2013 · Comments Off
How well informed is U.S. President on Venezuela, it’s significance, and that of the U.S. role in Latin America? Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States, ROGER NORIEGA, helps us discover why the unrest and suffering in Venezuela is a symptom of Cuban influence and U.S. indifference to it.
MICHAEL S. SMITH II, of Kronos Advisory LLP, examines the historical relationship between Iran and al Qaeda, and why that relationship is souring as al Qaeda desperately tries to stay relevant in a world more preoccupied with the political revolutions of the "Arab Spring."
In a special two-part interview, former US State Department senior adviser and principal at DC International Advisory LLC CHRISTIAN WHITON goes into an in-depth analysis of North Korea. Topics discusses include the regime's relationship with China, what is behind the dictatorship's extreme hostility towards religion, and how the U.S. might be able to better relations with the country by changing its rhetoric.
Tags: Uncategorized · Roger Noriega · christian whiton · Michael S. Smith II
April 5th, 2013 · Comments Off
Provocative weakness - A neglected nuclear deterrent; Hagel’s announcement of more defense cuts; and an administration that ideologically opposes missile defense and favors unilateral arms reduction: How have the signals coming out of Washington emboldened the resolve of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un? BILL GERTZ of the Washington Free Beacon reports on intermediate range missile tests by North Korea, U.S. bomber flights, the state of play, and the strategic context.
Former U.S. Senator from Iowa FRED GRANDY explains his belief that Kim Jong Un is crazy in a cunning way, and why the U.S. is right to be worried about North Korea.
Former Assistant Secretary of State for Hemisphere Affairs ROGER NORIEGA gives an update on the upcoming Venezuelan presidential election, particularly how candidate Nicolas Maduro is failing--hilariously--to convince voters that he will be a new Hugo Chavez.
MARK LANGFAN lays out the tactical realities of the threat to Israel of Katusha rockets fired from Gaza and Lebanon. A strategic reality follows that if the West Bank is left to a Palestinian authority to police, the smuggling of Katusha mimicked there would put Israel’s major population centers vulnerable to chemically armed Katusha rockets at a rate which the current Iron Dome system could not sustain a desirable success rate.
Tags: Uncategorized · Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Fred Grandy · Mark Langfan
March 29th, 2013 · Comments Off
Center for Security Policy Senior Fellow FRED GRANDY breaks down the week's foreign policy events from the Morsi government's crack down in Egypt to the President's warming rhetoric for Israel.
Authors JOSEPH CONNOR and MICHAEL DUNCAN discuss their new book The New Founders and how U.S. Founding principles continue to have a bearing on U.S. national security.
Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States ROGER NORIEGA discusses that organizations lack of U.S. influence, the state of the Cuban regime, and current flux in Venezuela.
Washington Free Beacon editor BILL GERTZ reports on Chinese espionage in it's various forms as well as a renewed diplomatic offensive by the Russians and Chinese to further the diminished U.S. missile defense program.
Tags: Uncategorized · Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Fred Grandy · Joseph Connor · Michael Duncan
March 21st, 2013 · Comments Off
The Washington Freebeacon editor in chief, MATTHEW CONTINETTI explains the structural conundrum of the Republican party and their failure to attract groups who share their values.
Professor HENRY NAU of the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University illustrates the myriad correlations between the Obama administration’s foreign policy and increasing global unrest.
Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States, ROGER NORIEGA, just back from his testimony before Congress, reports on the strategic position of Hezbollah in the Americas.
FRED FLEITZ, director of the Langley Intelligence Group Network, spends his weekly visit with Frank discussing key new, unique, and significant developments in both the North Korean and Iranian nuclear threats.
Tags: Uncategorized · Roger Noriega · Fred Fleitz · Henry Nau · Matthew Continetti
March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off
ROGER NORIEGA, founder of Inter-American Security Watch, analyzes what's happening in Venezuela following the death of Hugo Chavez yesterday, discussing Cuba's involvement in determining whether secession will be constitutional or not, and suggesting ways America can help to fulfill its interests there.
From the Partnership for a Secure America, ROBERT McFARLANE reveals the benefits that America could receive if it were to allow market forces to control the oil trade instead of allowing OPEC to set the prices for oil, including oil independence for America and her allies, more jobs for Americans, and cheaper prices at the pump.
JOEL ROSENBERG, author of Damascus Countdown, explains the quasi-war game setting of his latest novel which explores what would happen if Israel were to preemptively strike a nuclear Iran against the wishes of an American administration.
Syndicated reporter and author of upcoming American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation's Character, DIANA WEST criticizes the GOP's non-strategy for dealing with presidential nominations in reference to issues that needed to be raised but weren't in Chuck Hagel's, John Kerry's, and upcoming John Brennan's Senate hearings.
Tags: Uncategorized · Diana West · Roger Noriega · Joel Rosenberg
February 28th, 2013 · Comments Off
Due to technical difficulties, we unfortunately can't upload the Secure Freedom Radio show on podbean today, but you can still listen to it at our main site here: Center for Security Policy.
REP. DANA ROHRABACHER (R-CA), on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, reports on his recent diplomatic trip to Asia, and brings to light the plight of Dr. Shakil Afridi who, after playing an essential role in helping U.S. forces find Osama bin Laden, has been languishing in Pakistani prison, abandoned by the country that he aided.
AEI Co-Director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies, TOM DONNELLY details Al Qaeda 2.0, how the terrorist organization is far from dead, but morphing and growing to new regions, and explains how a lack of bi-partisanship in Washington has led to tomorrow's pending budget cuts.
ROGER NORIEGA, the founder of interamericansecuritywatch.com, reports on Chavez's return to Venezuela, the communist regime in Cuba, and finally on Hatian President Martelly's request to stop financial aid to Haiti.
From lignet.com, FRED FLEITZ reveals the inside scoop on Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, and analyzes how nuclear talks with Iran in Kazakhstan are only buying time for the Iranian regime to further develop its nuclear program.
Tags: Uncategorized · Roger Noriega · Fred Fleitz