Author CLYDE PRESTOWITZ, author of The Betrayal of American Prosperity, outlines the impact of industrial policy on national security policy in terms of what happens when we trade high tech access for major markets. How do agents of influence work? SAM NUNBERG of the Middle East Forum explains how Iran influences U.S. policy by lobbying the administration to ease and lift sanctions through Iranian oil conglomerates and a non-profit advocacy group whose policy analysis plays to Iran’s advantage.
Former CIA officer FRED FLEITZ of the Langley Intelligence Group Network covers role of ideology and technology in the Boston terrorist attack, the Al Qaeda-Iran relationship, and the Al Qaeda train plot in Canada.
Author and columnist DIANA WEST tracks the Saudi angle of the Boston Marathon terror attack.