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Rep. Martha McSally, Mauricio Claver-Carone, Fred Fleitz, and Chris Farrell

July 2nd, 2015 ·

MARTHA McSALLY, U.S. Representative (AZ-2) and Retired Air Force Colonel:

  • An update on the nuclear negations with Iran and possible end-results
  • The Iranian regime's threat of an EMP attack on the U.S. electric grid
 President Obama’s military strategy to defeat ISIS
  • Thoughts on allowing American servicewomen to serve on the front lines

MAURICIO CLAVER-CARONE, Executive Director of Cuba Democracy Advocates:

  • Arguments against the newly normalized diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba
  • Why the U.S.'s legitimization of Cuba hurts democracy in the Western Hemisphere
  • Are Russian spies operating in Havana--again?

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs, and former CIA analyst:

  • The question of “managed inspections” of Iranian military facilities
  • IAEA's role in any enforceable deal along with John Kerry’s misleading statements concerning verification
  • Will Congress have a serious quality-control check if any deal is struck with Tehran?

CHRIS FARRELL, Director of Investigations and Research at Judicial Watch:

  • Findings in the Clinton emails newly released through FOIA requests
  • Redactions of Hillary Clinton’s State Department emails
  • Huma Abedin’s role in selecting which emails were released
  • The Obama administration’s attempts to suppress freedom of expression
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Rep. Lee Zeldin, Jim Hanson, Brad Thor, Diana West

July 2nd, 2015 ·

Rep. LEE ZELDIN, Representative for New York’s 1st Congressional district:

  • Middle Eastern leaders’ lack of respect for President Obama
  • Should the President walk away from the Iran negotiations?
  • Identifying the Jihadist threat

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy and Former Army Special Forces officer:

  • Work done by the Center for Security Policy to challenge the Iranian nuclear deal
  • Chances of success for U.S. forces fighting ISIS
  • U.S. intelligence sharing with Iranian Revolutionary Guard leadership
  • Reported failures of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet

BRAD THOR, Author of “Code of Conduct” and “Act of War”:

  • Brad Thor’s recent thriller “Code of Conduct”
  • Seriousness of the vulnerabilities of the U.S. electric grid
  • Reestablishing global respect for the U.S. in the 2016 elections

DIANA WEST, nationally syndicated author and columnist:

  • Thoughts on the reopening of Cuban embassies in the U.S.
  • Historical threat of Cuban infiltrators
  • Uncovering the relevance of George Orwell’s lessons today
  • Constitutional ramifications of a recent Supreme Court ruling
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Dan Gordon

June 30th, 2015 ·

DAN GORDON, author, screenwriter, and Captain in the Israel Defense Forces (Res.):

  • Gordon’s recent record-breaking achievement in the IDF
  • A history of Hamas’s elaborate underground tunnel system
  • Funding of Hamas by American taxpayers

PART TWO:

  • The UN report castigating Israel’s actions during last summer’s conflict in Gaza
  • The IDF’s strategy to defend civilians in war zones
  • Palestinian push to charge Israel with war crimes
  • Israeli feelings towards anti-Semitic actions by the UN

PART THREE:

  • What ISIS learned from Hamas' most recent loss in Gaza
  • Why is the U.S. more vulnerable to terror-tunnel attacks than Israel?
  • The tempting target that San Diego makes, and how ISIS could infiltrate it

PART FOUR:

  • Is an ISIS safe-haven in Northern Mexico logistically possible?
  • A united Arab coalition against Obama’s Iran policy
  • Concerns that the U.S. Congress and Administration have put the world on a path towards nuclear brinkmanship
  • Where the current level of unrest in the Middle East compares to the last thousand years
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Rep. Mike Pompeo, Gordon Chang, Rep. Barry Loudermilk, Dr. Tevi Troy

June 29th, 2015 ·

Rep. MIKE POMPEO (KS-4), Member of House Select Committee on Intelligence, and House Select Committee on Benghazi:

  • Status of the Iran negotiations one day away from June 30th deadline
  • Implications of the recent OPM hack on the US ability to conduct counter intelligence
  • Ways Congress can protect this country’s most vulnerable infrastructure
  • When will the truth be told about what happened at the U.S. embassy in Benghazi?

GORDON CHANG, Columnist at Forbes.com and blogs at World Affairs Journal:

  • Recent meetings between Chinese and American officials in Washington
  • Intensified military cooperation in the South China Sea
  • Last months Chinese-Russian Naval exercises in the Mediterranean
  • The US projecting weakness to China

Rep. BARRY LOUDERMILK (GA-11), Member, House Homeland Security Committee:

  • The US addiction to electricity
  • Threat of geomagnetic solar storms to the electric grid
  • How the Islamic State has had the ability to gain so many foreign fighters

Dr. TEVI TROY, President of the American Health Policy Institute:

  • The genesis and characteristics of MERS
  • A recent flare-up of the Avian Flu and today’s threats from bioterrorism
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Adm. Ace Lyons, Michael Bastasch, Doug Bandow, Robert O’Brien

June 26th, 2015 ·

Adm. JAMES “ACE" LYONS, former Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet:

  • Is Islamic doctrine behind Middle Eastern violence? 
  • Shariah adherents in America
  • Thoughts on the disastrous Iran deal
  • The Chinese threat in the South China Sea

MICHAEL BASTASCH, reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • The recent Papal encyclical on climate change
  • Will the Pope’s stance on environmental issues lead to an upcoming United Nations mandate?
  • The continued trend of UN “global governance” in the climate debate

DOUG BANDOW, Senior Fellow at the CATO Institute and former special assistant to Pres. Reagan:

  • Is there an end in sight to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East?
  • Similarities between top countries for religious persecution of minorities
  • Ideas for forming a united front against jihad
  • Problems with the refugee resettlement process

ROBERT C. O’BRIEN, attorney and commentator on national security issues:

  • Russian aggression in Eastern Europe
  • Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea and the Western Hemisphere
  • Today's terror attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait
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Amb. Michael Oren, Garland Tucker, John Sitilides, Fred Fleitz

June 25th, 2015 ·

Amb. MICHAEL OREN, Former Israeli ambassador to the United States and Author of “Ally: My Journey Across the American Israeli Divide”:

  • An analysis of President Obama’s ideological formation
  • Israel’s view of President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran

GARLAND TUCKER, author of Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, from Jefferson to Reagan:

  • Character traits and defining qualities of conservative heroes
  • The Judeo-Christian philosophical origins of the United States
  • Who are the modern conservative heroes?

JOHN SITILIDES, Principle in Trilogy Advisors, LLC:

  • Recent negotiations between the European Union and Greece
  • Implications of a Russian bail out for Greece and NATO
  • Strategic importance of stopping Russian influence in Greece

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy, and former CIA Analyst:

  • Does the Administration really know all possible military connections of the Iranian nuclear program?
  • The need for on-the-ground inspectors verifying declared and undeclared sites in Iran
  • The President’s new policy for dealing with U.S. hostages
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Jessica Vaughan, David Bossie, Peter Huessy, Kellyanne Conway

June 24th, 2015 ·

JESSICA VAUGHAN, Director for Policy Studies at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • What is "trade in services," and how does the newly approved Trade Promotion Authority allow it? 
  • The possible impacts of the Trans Pacific Partnership

DAVID BOSSIE, Founder and President of Citizens United

  • Controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s first presidential candidacy
  • Clinton’s lack of judgement and character
  • The State Department’s refusal to hand over important documents

PETER HUESSY, President of GeoStrategic Analysis: 

  • Alliance between North Korea, China, and Iran
  • Russia’s nuclear aggression
  • The deteriorating state of the United States’ nuclear arsenal 

KELLYANNE CONWAY, President and CEO of the polling company, inc./WomanTrend:

  • Results of recent polls regarding Shariah law in America
  • Data showing that 1 in 5 Muslim-Americans support violence for religious reasons
  • Differing interpretations of jihad by Muslims in America

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Rep. Brad Wenstrup, Mayor Beth Van Duyne, Andy McCarthy, Dr. J. Peter Pham

June 23rd, 2015 ·

Rep. BRAD WENSTRUP, U.S. Congressman for Ohio's 2nd Congressional District:

  • Evidence for the effectiveness of Iran sanctions
  • How will China use the government personnel data it gathered by hacking OPM?
  • Devastating impacts of the shrinking U.S. aircraft carrier force

BETH VAN DUYNE, Mayor of Irving, TX:

  • The Mayor's fight against the establishment of an Islamic tribunal in Irving
  • Events following Mayor Van Duyne’s investigation of Shariah Courts in Texas
  • Why some state officials voted in favor of Islamic tribunal

ANDY McCARTHY, former Federal Prosecutor:

  • The Appellate Court ruling going after military commissions
  • Implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling on vanity license plates
  • The likely outcome of Congress’ vote on Trade Promotion Authority

Dr. J. PETER PHAM, Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council:

  • Boko Haram’s increased military operations
  • The humanitarian crisis caused by the civil war in South Sudan
  • How did General Bashir avoid arrest in South Africa?
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Sandy Rios, Amb. Ken Blackwell, Rick Manning, Gordon Chang

June 22nd, 2015 ·

SANDY RIOS, Director of Governmental Affairs for the American Family Association:

  • Absurdity of Sandy Rios’ designation as a one of the top “Women Against Islam”
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center’s metamorphosis into a hate group
  • The Red-Green Alliance’s intentions for the United States

Amb. KENNETH BLACKWELL, former Ambassador to the United Nations’ Human Rights Commission:

  • Thoughts on the recent MEK-led rallies in Paris calling for regime change in Tehran
  • A list of bipartisan American participants unified to oppose Tehran
  • Can the MEK achieve regime change in Iran?

RICK MANNING, President of Americans for Limited Government:

  • The Trade Promotion Authority Bill's progress through Congress
  • Issues surrounding the Trans Pacific Partnership
  • The TPP’s similarities to the European Union

GORDON CHANG, author of "The Coming Collapse of China":

  • This week's U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
  • China's "Black Friday" and economic woes
  • Xi Jinping's consolidation of power
  • Will China qualify to join the Trans Pacific Partnership? 

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Ryan Mauro, Phillip Karber, Roger Noriega, Bill Gertz

June 19th, 2015 ·

RYAN MAURO, National Security Analyst for the Clarion Project:

  • How Iran conned America
  • Assessing the likelihood of a new Iran deal
  • The widely ignored persecution of Iraqi Christians
  • Tension between Christians and the Kurds

PHILLIP KARBER, President of the Potomac Foundation:

  • Russian expansionism in Ukraine
  • The make-up of the fighting force in Ukraine
  • Purpose of American deployments to Eastern Europe
  • Weighing the possibilities of a larger Russian invasion of Ukraine

Amb. ROGER NORIEGA, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs:

  • Criminal elements within the the Venezuelan government spiraling out of control
  • Ceding important Western Hemisphere minerals and resources to China
  • A corrupt government in Mexico incapable of dealing with cartel violence

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Implications of the recent defection of a U.S. trained Tajik Special Forces officer to ISIS
  • How the American withdrawal from Afghanistan is affecting ISIS recruiting
  • Chinese expansionism in the Pacific Ocean
  • The Obama administration's ties to the Muslim Brotherhood
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