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With Caroline Glick and John Guandolo

September 20th, 2019 ·

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

  • What prompted Iranian attacks on Saudi oil facilities?
  • How should the U.S. respond to Iran’s escalating aggressions?
  • Prospects for a Saudi-UAE-Israel coalition to counter Tehran

(PART TWO):

  • An overview of the Israeli election results
  • Will Netanyahu be able to form a coalition?
  • Debunking Israel’s “apartheid” label

JOHN GUANDOLO, President and Founder of Understandingthethreat.com, Veteran of Desert Storm, Former commanding officer of an FBI SWAT team, Designated “Subject Matter Expert” by FBI Headquarters and created and implemented the FBI’s first Counterterrorism Training program focused on the Muslim Brotherhood and the global Islamic movement, Author of new book, Islam’s Deception: The Truth About Sharia:

  • Dissecting the roots of Sharia supremacy
  • The significance of understanding the threat

(PART TWO):

  • The tradecraft of the Muslim Brotherhood
  • Implications of Sharia blasphemy restrictions
  • The effort to suppress conservative speech

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With Gregory Wrightstone and Robert Charles

September 19th, 2019 ·

GREGORY WRIGHTSTONE, Author of Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know, Geologist for 35 years:

  • The nature of the climate change that is taking place
  • Are climate variations extraordinary in relation to earth’s history?

(PART TWO):

  • Is the current warming trend significant?
  • Natural factors that give rise to climate change

(PART THREE):

  • Dissecting the perceived increase of hurricanes
  • An overview of the political bias entrenched in the climate change debate

ROBERT CHARLES, Former Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the Bush Administration, Author of Eagles and Evergreens:

  • President Trump appoints Robert O’Brien as new National Security Advisor
  • Implications of Iranian attack on Saudi oil infrastructure
  • How should the administration respond to Iranian aggressions?

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With Fred Fleitz, Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman and Diana West

September 18th, 2019 ·

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • Real challenges within the U.S. intelligence community
  • We must defend the integrity of the 2020 elections
  • Implications of the weaponization of intelligence
  • How should Trump respond to Iran’s attack on Saudi oil facilities?

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • The latest developments in Hong Kong
  • Prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal
  • Reviewing the agenda of South Kora’s new Justice Minister

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • China’s effort to replace the dollar as reserve currency
  • Consequences of the ‘thrift savings plan’
  • The significance of acquiring a secure energy network

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown Up, American Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Dissecting the Race Editor at the New York Times
  • Chinese influence operations in the U.S.
  • How Beijing spreads misinformation in American newspapers

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With Bill Gertz

September 17th, 2019 ·

BILL GERTZ, Author of Deceiving the Sky – Inside China’s Drive for Global Supremacy (2019), Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times:

  • The reality of the Chinese threat
  • The functioning of the Chinese Communist Party
  • Xi Jinping’s long-term global ambitions

(PART TWO):

  • Why America’s engagement policy with China has failed
  • Implications of the Clinton administration’s Beijing relationship
  • An overview of China’s predatory trade practices

(PART THREE):

  • One Belt One Road Imitative: a neocolonial enterprise
  • Dissecting the PRC’s “unrestricted warfare” strategy against the U.S.
  • Has President Trump’s China policy been successful?

(PART FOUR)

  • How the China lobby establishes influence operations in the U.S.
  • Recommendations for what we must do to defend ourselves against the PRC threat
  • Why the Trump administration must declare China is an adversary

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With Robert Spalding

September 16th, 2019 ·

ROBERT SPALDING, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Author of Stealth War: How China Took Over While America’s Elite Slept (Avaliable October 1, 2019), Former Special Assistant to the U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Former Military Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations, Former Chief China strategist for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Former Senior Defense Official and Defense Attache to China in Beijing, China Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the National Security Council:

  • The origins of the Chinese Communist Party
  • Dissecting the PRC’s long-term global ambitions

(PART TWO):

  • The Belt and Road Initiative: a neocolonial enterprise
  • An overview of Xi Jinping’s “digital silk road”
  • Beijing’s aggressive actions in the South China Sea
  • Dangers of China’s monopoly of rare earth minerals

(PART THREE):

  • What is the “White List”?
  • Consequences of Beijing’s influence operations in the U.S.
  • Has President Trump’s China policy been successful?

(PART FOUR):

  • The significance of Trump’s National Security Strategy
  • Why the U.S. must reinvigorate our nuclear triad

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With James Hasson

September 13th, 2019 ·

JAMES HASSON, Contributor to Washington Examiner’s Confidential Blog, Former Army Captain and Afghanistan veteran, Author of Stand Down: How Social Justice Warriors Are Sabotaging America’s Military:

  • Dissecting the question “what is the military for?”
  • Implications of the social engineering of U.S. military forces

(PART TWO):

  • The Obama administration’s fundamental transformation of the U.S. military
  • An overview of Valerie Jarret’s consequential remarks
  • The question of gender-neutral infantry

(PART THREE):

  • Practical implications of women in combat
  • To what extent to units continue to suffer from Obama era decisions?

(PART FOUR):

  • Dangers of the erosion of standards within U.S. armed forces
  • How societal changes can alter military culture

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With Diana West, Sam Faddis, Giulio Meotti and Jonathan Feldstein

September 11th, 2019 ·

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown Up, American Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • 18thanniversary of 9/11 attacks
  • Why we must recognize radical Islamic terrorism
  • Prospects for the next National Security Advisor

SAM FADDIS, Former CIA Ops Officer, Spent twenty years as an Operations officer in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, Former Candidate for Congress, Senior Subject Matter Expert at Axon/Lockheed Martin, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA (2009):

  • The departure of National Security Advisor John Bolton
  • Is negotiating with the Taliban a viable strategy?
  • Dissecting U.S. involvement in Afghanistan

GIULIO MEOTTI, Contributor at the Gatestone Institute, Italian Journalist:

  • The persecution of Christians around the world
  • Is Europe currently facing an existential crisis?
  • Implications of Sharia blasphemy restrictions

JONATHAN FELDSTEIN, President of Run for Zion:

  • The rise of anti-Semitism in the United States
  • Was Netanyahu right to bar Reps. Omar and Tlaib from entering Israel?
  • Consequences of the radicalization of the Left

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With Fred Fleitz, Kevin Freeman, Ingrid Carlqvist and Reggie Littlejohn

September 10th, 2019 ·

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • Netanyahu reveals Iran's second secret nuclear weapons facility this year
  • China offers Iran a $15 billion line of credit
  • Prospects for North Korean denuclearization

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Russia now issuing bonds denominate in Yuan
  • Implications of the Moscow-Beijing strategic partnership
  • What is causing the slowdown of the global economy?
  • Dangers of the ‘thrift saving plan’

INGRID CARLQVIST, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Journalist and author based in Sweden, Editor-in-chief of Dispatch International:

  • Dissecting the exponential rise of car bombings in Sweden
  • Why ‘no-go zones’ are the first signs of a failed state
  • Consequences of the fundamental transformation of Sweden

REGGIE LITTLEJOHN, Founder and President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, an international coalition to expose and oppose forced abortion, gendercide and sexual slavery in China:

  • An Overview of the One Child Nation movie
  • China’s forced sterilization of Uighur women

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With Gordon Chang, Thomas McIntyre and Stephen Young

September 9th, 2019 ·

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • Updates on Hong Kong protests
  • The current state of China’s economy
  • Dangerous implications of the ‘thrift savings plan”

THOMAS MCINERNEY, Retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General, Served in top military positions under the Secretary of Defense and the Vice President of the United States:

  • Why the Taliban cannot be trusted in any negotiation
  • The significance of the CORDS model
  • What does the “Secure Afghanistan” proposal entail?

STEPHEN YOUNG, Global Executive Director of Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism, Author of Moral Capitalism and The Road to Moral Capitalism, Served as Assistant Dean at the Harvard law School:

  • How Vietnamization can be applied to Afghanistan
  • Why surrender and defeat are unacceptable regarding Afghanistan

(PART TWO):

  • Dissecting the critical turning point in the Vietnam War
  • The significance of understanding the ideology of the Taliban
  • Why mobilizing the local people should be an essential component of our Afghan policy

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With Andy Bostom, David Goldman and Kevin Freeman

September 6th, 2019 ·

ANDY BOSTOM, Author of The Legacy of Jihad (2005), Author of The Legacy of Antisemitism (2008), Author of Sharia versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism (2012), Author of Iran’s Final Solution for Israel: The Legacy of Jihad and Shi’ite Islamic Jew-Hatred in Iran (2014):

  • The roots of anti-Semitism in this era
  • Implications of Sharia supremacist tendencies

(PART TWO):

  • Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib rebuked for anti-Semitic remarks
  • The state of American Jewry today
  • Consequences of the rise of anti-Semitism in Congress

DAVID GOLDMAN, Author of How Civilizations Die, Best known for his series of essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler:

  • Is the U.S. military behind the curve?
  • Dangers of China’s expanding weapons arsenal
  • Moon’s fracturing of the U.S.-South Korea-Japan alliance
  • Qatar’s role in U.S.-Taliban peace talks

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • The nature of China’s ongoing influence operations
  • Why America’s reliance on supply chains in China is so problematic
  • Dissecting the “thrift-savings plan”

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