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With Senator James Inhofe, Caroline Glick, Rep. Scott Perry and Ingrid Carlqvist

January 13th, 2017 ·


SENATOR JAMES INHOFE (R-OK), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Senior Member of the U.S. Armed Services Committee:

  • General Mattis’ confirmation hearing for defense secretary
  • Should we take a hardline against Russia?
  • Rebuilding infrastructure in the next administration

CAROLINE GLICK, Director of the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s Israel Security Project, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy:

  • What is in store for Israel at the Paris Peace Conference?
  • Will Obama go as far as recognizing a Palestinian state?
  • Advice for Donald Trump

REP. SCOTT PERRY (PA-4), Member of the House Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security Committees:

  • Obama’s willful blindness
  • Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization
  • The President’s shameful abstention from the recent anti-Israel U.N. resolution

INGRID CARLQVIST, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute:

  • The Arab gang rape “Taharrush” phenomenon in Sweden
  • Media’s black out of the migrant sexual assault crisis

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With Jim Hanson, Tom Rogan, Meg Opera, and Fred Fleitz

January 12th, 2017 ·

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Trump’s recent press conference
  • The mainstream media’s infatuation with Obama

TOM ROGAN, columnist for National Review, Senior Fellow at the Steamboat Institute:

  • America’s degraded credibility in the Middle East
  • How Trump should confront Putin

MEG OPERA, Senior Contributor at The Federalist:

  • Obama's contribution to the creation of the Islamic State
  • What influence should the U.S. have in a post-Caliphate Iraq and Syria?
  • Partitioning Iraq

FRED FLEITZ, former CIA official, Executive Vice President of Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy:

  • The politicized Intelligence community report on Russian hacking
  • Are the Buzzfeed Trump memos real?
  • Dismantling the DNI

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With Jim Hanson, Diana West, Tom Nichols, Rowan Scarborough

January 11th, 2017 ·

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • The Center for Security Policy wins defamation lawsuit against Ahmed Mohamed
  • Clockboy was merely a pawn in the adults’ lawfare project

DIANA WEST, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • Were the Podesta e-mails released by Wikileaks accurate?
  • The long history of Russian infiltration 

TOM NICHOLS, Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College:

  • Russia and Wikileaks
  • Press coverage of political leaks

ROWAN SCARBOROUGH, National Security Reporter at The Washington Times:

  • NCSC report on the global shift in terrorism strategy
  • The difficulty of preventing small cell terrorism
  • Telegram, the app that helps terrorists communicate

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With Rep. Rob Wittman, Joseph Humire, Michael Cutler and Michael Bastasch

January 10th, 2017 ·

REP. ROB WITTMAN (VA-1), Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee

  • U.S. Navy’s Force Structure Assessment
  • The need for increased defense spending in the next administration
  • Advice for President Trump on how to deal with China

JOSEPH HUMIRE, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, Author of Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America.

  • Venezuela Vice President’s concerning ties
  • What we know about the suspect that shot an American diplomat in Mexico

MICHAEL CUTLER, Senior Fellow at Californians for Population Stabilization:

  • The importance of enforcing immigration laws
  • H.R. 83, Congressman Barletta's (PA-11) bill to defund sanctuary cities.

MICHAEL BASTASCH, Reporter for the Daily Caller:

  • How the U.S. can become energy independent
  • The need to repeal Obama's restrictions on energy development
  • Russia's role in the anti-fracking movement
  • Exxon's presence in the artic

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With Gordon Chang, Gregg Roman, Dr. Michael Rubin, and Patrick Dunleavy

January 9th, 2017 ·

GORDON CHANG, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World:

  • Deterring a potential war with North Korea
  • Political upheaval in South Korea
  • Trump vs. Beijing 

GREGG ROMAN, Director of the Middle East Forum, former political advisor to the Deputy Foreign Minister of Israel:

  • Florida airport shooter was a “known wolf”
  • Obama’s interference in multiple Israeli elections with U.S. taxpayer dollars
  • John Kerry’s plans for Israel at the Paris Peace Conference

MICHAEL RUBIN, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Author of Dancing with the DevilThe Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes:

  • The death of Ayatollah Rafsanjani, the father of Iran's nuclear program
  • Iran's future after Khamenei 
  • The decline of Turkey under Erdogan

PATRICK DUNLEAVY, Former Deputy Inspector General for the New York State Department of Corrections, Author of The Fertile Soil of Jihad: Terrorism’s Prison Connection

  • Prisons as incubators for jihad 
  • Is it wise to get rid of solitary confinement?
  • Effectiveness of de-radicalization programs 

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With Bill Gertz

January 6th, 2017 ·

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age:

  • The meaning of iWar and its implications on national security
  • Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Russian hacks
  • The ideology behind Putinism


  • The NSA’s ability to determine the motivation behind the Russian hacking 
  • Donald Trump's response to the Kremlin's cyber warfare


  • The dire need for intelligence reform
  • Obama Administration's politicization of the intelligence community


  • S. Disarmament in the war of ideas
  • “Information America”
  • The role of social media in Jihadist propaganda efforts


  • Obama’s failure to take on the ideology of Jihad
  • Policy recommendations for China
  • How to counter political correctness

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With Fred Fleitz, J. Peter Pham, Dr. Matthew Kroenig and Adam Kredo

January 5th, 2017 ·

FRED FLEITZ, Senior Vice President for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Senate Armed Services Committee on Russian hacking
  • The Kremlin’s nuclear modernization
  • Implications of Obama’s expulsion of Russian diplomats

 PETER PHAM, Vice President of the Atlantic Council and Director of its Africa Center:

  • Boko Haram’s expansion
  • Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
  • Democratic Republic of Congo’s political crisis
  • Ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

 MATTHEW KROENIG, Author of A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat:

  • Did Trump start a nuclear arms race with his tweet?
  • 3 ways to modernize U.S. nuclear deterrent
  • Rusting away to disarmament

 ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Obama administration’s misleading rhetoric on Israeli settlements
  • Possibility of moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem
  • Kerry and Obama recognition of Palestinian state at Paris Peace conference 

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With Doug Feith, Diana West, Jim Hanson and Luis Fleischman

January 4th, 2017 ·

DOUG FEITH, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for National Security Strategies at the Hudson Institute:

  • President Obama and Secretary Kerry’s flawed understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • Did U.S. policy toward Israel change as a result of the passage of the anti-Israel U.N. resolution?
  • The legality of Israeli settlements
  • Possibility that John Kerry will recognize Palestine as a state at a Paris Peace conference

DIANA WEST, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • The origins of the United Nations
  • Alger Hiss
  • The advisability of a Trump “reset” with Russia

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of Center for Security Policy:

  • S. Special forces dispatched to the Baltics means
  • Is Keith Ellison the future of the Democratic Party?
  • German intelligence failures 

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Russia’s dealings in the Western hemisphere
  • Hezbollah and other terrorist organizations in Latin America

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With Harold Rhode, Tom Popik, Gordon Chang and Chris Farrell

January 3rd, 2017 ·

HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense:

  • New Years attack in Turkey
  • Latest Syrian cease-fire
  • U.N.’s Israel resolution 

TOM POPIK, President and Co-founder of the Foundation of Resilient Societies:

  • Russian hacking into Vermont utility computer
  • Widespread malware in utility companies across the country and what can be done about it
  • U.S. Electric gird prime target for sabotage

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast contributor:

  • Trump’s response to Kim Jong Un’s ICBM threat
  • Did Donald Trump start a new nuclear arms race with a tweet?
  • Peter Navarro’s Chinese trade policy 

CHRIS FARRELL, Director of Investigations at Judicial Watch:

  • Update on Hillary Clinton’s emails
  • Huma Abedin’s handling of classified information
  • Evidence of jihadists on the border
  • House GOP dismantling of Ethics office

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With Garry Kasparov, Mark Krikorian, Abigail Esman and Jim Hanson 

December 23rd, 2016 ·

GARRY KASPAROV, 13th World Chess Champion, Author of Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped:

  • What happened after the USSR collapsed?
  • Vladimir Putin’s use of terror to seize and maintain power
  • The strength of Putin’s regime 

MARK KRIKORIAN, Executive Director at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • Status of immigration after 8 years of Obama
  • Why building a border wall should not be Trump’s first priority
  • Effectiveness of e-verify
  • How to prevent visa overstays

ABIGAIL ESMAN, Award-winning essayist, journalist, columnist and author:

  • What we should learn about the terrorist attacks in Germany
  • Banning sharia courts in the U.K.
  • What a parallel judiciary means for English common law
  • “No go” zones

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Berlin attack
  • How to vet immigrants that want to come to the U.S.
  • Donald Trump’s recent comments on how he will shape nuclear policy

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