Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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William Graham, Charlotte Florance, Andy McCarthy, Clare Lopez

May 20th, 2014

WILLIAM GRAHAM, Former Science Advisor to the Reagan Administration:

  • Debating the administration's proposal to eliminate the last lab samples of small pox
  • Potential for genetically modified viruses, including smallpox, to be used as biological weapons
  • Russia's ban on American astronauts aboard the International Space Station
CHARLOTTE FLORANCE, Research Associate at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies:
  • Northern Nigeria's deep mistrust of Goodluck Jonathan's government, the support that animosity lent to the rise of Boko Haram, and the missteps the government took after the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls
  • The regional spread of shariah in Africa, and Boko Haram's international appeal to jihadists
  • The case of Merriam Ibrahim and what it shows about the way Shariah adherents can manipulate religious law with no regard for the judicial process
ANDY MCCARTHY, former federal prosecutor:
  • Attempts to limit free speech in the United States via international laws made by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
  • New findings made by Judicial Watch on the IRS targeting controversy, and Senator Carl Levin's role in the scandal
CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President of Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy:
  • Finding the common theme between events in Sudan, Nigeria, and elsewhere in the world with regards to women's rights
  • The role the US's alliance with militias linked to Al Qaeda played in creating the current chaos in Libya
  • Gaps between the international stance and Iran's position in the nuclear talks; what will happen if an agreement is not reached by July 20th?
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