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Sebastian Gorka, Diana West, James

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments

SEBASTIAN GORKA, Assistant Professor at the National Defense University:

  • Russia covertly increasing tensions in Ukraine
  • Vice President Biden's trip to Ukraine
  • Dispatching American troops to countries near Russia to prevent Putin from further westward expansion
  • Angela Merkel's past

DIANA WEST, author of "American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation's Character":

  • The EU's attempt to collectivize Europe in a fashion lambasted as mirroring the model implemented by the Soviet Union
  • Details on how certain EU members have begun to seek out ways to regain their state-sovereignty
  • American Muslim Brotherhood affiliated groups, notably CAIR, pushing to regard mosques as "surveillance free zones"

Admiral JAMES "ACE" LYONS (US Navy, Ret.), former Commander of the Pacific Fleet:

  • Yesterday's Citizens' Commission on Benghazi event, highlighting the finding that Muammar al-Gaddafi had reached out to the United States regarding his surrender and exile from Libya
  • The subsequent missteps by the Obama administration and notably the Department of State leading up to, during, and after the attack in Benghazi

JIM HANSON, of Blackfive.net:

  • Questions the rationale behind the troop withdrawal in Afghanistan and debates the reasons to keep a military presence in the country
  • Articulates how the United States won the war in Iraq but eventually lost the peace, and fears U.S. policy will soon lead to the same sequence of events in Afghanistan
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Sebastian Gorka, Diana West, Luis Fleischman, Bill Roggio

March 5th, 2014 · Comments

SEBASTIAN GORKA, author of "Fighting the Ideological War," examines how the historical roots of Russia and Ukraine are reflected in their current conflict.

DIANA West, author of "American Betrayal," discuses Switzerland's recent vote capping the number of immigrants from the European Union.

Dr. LUIS FLEISCHMAN, senior adviser to the Menges Hemispheric Security Project and author of "Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era," weighs in on the political underpinnings behind the ongoing protests within Venezuela.

BILL ROGGIO, of the Long War Journal, discusses the characteristics of the Taliban in Pakistan and Syria, and what unique threats they pose to the US.

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Tags: Bill Roggio · Diana West · Sebastian Gorka · Luis Fleischman

Douglas J. Feith, Michael Auslin, Sebastian Gorka, Charles Faddis

September 10th, 2013 · Comments

DOUGLAS J. FEITH, senior fellow and director of the Center for National Security Strategies at the Hudson Institute, offers his expertise on the challenges of enforcing international pressure in regards to Syria's chemical weapon stockpile.

MICHAEL AUSLIN, of the American Enterprise Institute, weighs in on the competency of the Obama administration in dealing with Syria, as well as how military budget cuts are affecting our influence abroad.

SEBASTIAN GORKA, of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, gives insight into a variety of issues in the Middle East, including the ramifications of Russia's involvement in possible negotiations with the Syrian government.

CHARLES FADDIS, former head of the CIA's WMD terrorism unit, talks about some of the problems in the intelligence community, as well as sheds light on how problematic the possibility of a chemical weapons agreement with the Syrian government is.

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Sebastian Gorka, Fred Grandy, Bill Gertz, James Carafano

March 4th, 2013 · Comments

With Sebastian Gorka, Fred Grandy, Bill Gertz, and James Carafano. Rich Miniter guest hosts with co-host Jacki.

What happens to regional stability when the U.S. acts without, “overarching doctrines and strategies?”  SEBASTIAN GORKA of Foundation for Defense of Democracies and author of Fighting the Ideological War: Winning Strategies from Communism to Islamism, makes the necessary distinctions concerning Syria’s war to understand the absence of strategy in the role of the United States and the consequences there of.

Former Iowa congressman FRED GRANDY expresses his fear that the $60 million in aid the U.S. is planning on giving to the Syrian rebels is in fact going to the wrong sorts of people. Namely, Islamists who will eventually turn against the United States.

BILL GERTZ of The Washington Times explains that because China is going beyond maritime harassment of Japan to actually moving weapons across the, the likelihood of the US getting involved because of our mutual defense treaty with Japan is greatly increasing.

On the day that sequestration is set to go into effect, JAMES CARAFANO of the Heritage Foundation predicts that in the long run the US will actually end up spending more on defense. Already military training, and from their preparedness, has been hurt by the budget cuts already made pre-sequestration.

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Tags: Uncategorized · James Carafano · Bill Gertz · Sebastian Gorka · Fred Grandy

Gen. Jerry Boykin, Sebastian Gorka, Adam Kredo, Gordon Chang

February 11th, 2013 · Comments

LT. GEN. JERRY BOYKIN, former US Deputy Undersecretary of  Defense for Intelligence, explains why he doesn't support Chuck Hagel and John Brennan's nominations. Hagel does not take a firm enough line on Iran, and Brennan fails to understand that fundamentalist ideology is what motivates terrorists. Boykin also forecasts the "hollowing out" of the military from sequestration, and talks about the death of the American ethos that no soldier, dead or alive, is left behind.

From the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, SEBASTIAN GORKA critiques the lack of understanding that we have about the ideology that drives our enemies in the war on terror, and references the Cold War ideological battle as a frame work for how to win a war of ideas.

ADAM KREDO, a senior writer for the Washington Free Beacon, explains how sequestration will "hollow out the military," and illuminates the reasons why the vote on Hagel's nomination was delayed.

From forbes.com, GORDON CHANG takes a tour through Asia explaining how the weakening Chinese economy and disarray in the political system is creating a formula for war, how many countries in Asia are devaluing their currencies, and how Chinese cyber-warfare is costing America millions every year.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Sebastian Gorka · Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin · Adam Kredo

David Bossie, Sebastian Gorka, Roger Noriega, Gordon Chang

July 23rd, 2012 · Comments

DAVID BOSSIE of Citizens United discusses the five members of Congress who are calling for an investigation into the backgrounds of some very influential government employees. He also analyzes the independent study that found the FBI failed to investigate Major Nadal Hassan for reasons of political correctness.

Michele Bachmann's McCarthyism?

SEBASTIAN GORKA from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies explains what America needs to do to win the war against Islamism and how the government needs to have a greater concern over the infiltration of the government by the Islamists.

The Complexity Trap

Latin America analyst ROGER NORIEGA looks at how Venezuela is aiding Syria in their civil war by selling oil used in the Syrian tanks and APC’s. He also explains that Venezuela could be heading to a civil war once Hugo Chavez dies and there is a power vacuum.

Venezuela Fuels Syria Crackdown

Asian analyst GORDON CHANG explains the public’s sentiment in China which feels the government cannot take care of its own people. China is in violation of the Law of the Sea Treaty by their increased militarization of the South China Sea and they are overstretching themselves externally and fracturing internally.

The Price of Life in China

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Sebastian Gorka, Ralph Peters, Gordon Chang, Andy McCarthy

September 23rd, 2010 · Comments

Today on Frank Gaffney's Secure Freedom Radio: Military Affairs Fellow from the Foundation for Defense of Democracy, Sebastian Gorka shares his independent evaluation of the the Team B 2 competitive intelligence analysis of Obama's counter terror doctrine.  Then, author of Endless War, Ralph Peters has something to say about the President's willingness to accept civilian casualties in the next terrorist attack.  Gordon Chang from Forbes.com breaks down the economic warfare threat matrix from the East.  Finally, Andy McCarthy is back to discuss the Republicans new Pledge to America.  Will it include responsible national security stewardship?

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