Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Fred Fleitz, Matthew Continetti, Dr. Herb London and Nonie Darwish

November 30th, 2017


FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Department:

  • Dangers of North Korea’s missile capabilities
  • How Russia and China are assisting Pyongyang’s weapons programs
  • Who will replace Secretary Tillerson? 

MATTHEW CONTINETTI, Editor in Chief of the Washington Free Beacon, Contributing Editor to the Weekly Standard, Author of “The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine,” Author of “The Persecution of Sarah Palin: How the Elite Media Tried to Bring Down a Rising Star”:

  • President Trump’s successful first year
  • The healthcare victory embedded in current tax bill
  • Internal challenges Trump faces regarding his foreign policy agenda

DR. HERB LONDON, President of the London Center for Policy and Research, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Former President of the Hudson Institute, Author of “Leading from Behind: The Obama Doctrine and the U.S. Retreat from International Affairs”:

  • What is the Saudi Arabia dilemma?
  • Will war break out between Iran and Saudi Arabia?
  • Russia’s role in Middle East conflict

NONIE DARWISH, Founders of Arabs for Israel, Director of Former Muslims United, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Blatant misogyny and encouragement of sexual harassment in Sharia supremacist doctrine
  • Rise of female genital mutilation operations in America
  • Importance of President’s tweets regarding Sharia supremacism

With Hillel Frisch, Michael Cutler, Printus Leblanc and Diana West

November 29th, 2017

With Hillel Frisch, Michael Cutler, Printus Leblanc and Diana West

HILLEL FRISCH, Israeli political scientist and professor of Political Science and Middle East History at Bar Ilan University, Senior Researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Contributor to the Jerusalem Post:

  • New crowned prince of Saudi Arabia confronts Iranian threat
  • Is the U.S. committed to Gulf security as it was in the past?
  • How Saudi Arabia’s Sunni proxies have failed them

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services, Hosts the radio show, “The Michael Cutler House” on Friday evenings on BlogTalk Radio:

  • How sanctuary cities betray our constitution
  • Why would a drug trafficking organization establish a major hub in NYC?

PRINTUS LEBLANC, Researcher and Editor at Americans for Limited Government:

  • Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. and the Uranium One scandal
  • The significance of Port Canaveral and Gulftainer company

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at, Author of “Death of the Grown Up” and “American Betrayal”:

  • How organizations like the SPLC fit the totalitarian mold
  • The tactic of demonizing free speakers in the leftist community
  • How to decipher honest actors in Russia investigations?



With Andy McCarthy, Kevin Freeman and Russ Dallen

November 28th, 2017

ANDY MCCARTHY, Contributing Editor of National Review, Senior Fellow at National Review Institute, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York:

  • Charges against NYC attack terrorist
  • An overview of racketeering laws regarding enterprise 


  • Effectiveness of President Trump’s travel moratorium
  • Can lower courts obstruct the travel ban?
  • Dangers of claiming Sharia Supremacism is a strain of Islam
  • Why we should only use a Special Council when it is absolutely necessary 

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Founder of, Author of “Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack,” and “Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Brought Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again”:

  • China’s strategic hacking of American companies
  • The latest takeaway that we are in a global cyber-economic war
  • UAE based sovereign wealth fund- Mubadala

RUSS DALLEN, President & Editor in Chief at the Latin American Herald Tribune, Head of the international investment bank, Caracas Capital Markets, Served as President of Venezuela’s “The Daily Journal”:

  • Problematic agreement between Maduro and ‘Cystrallex’
  • Venezuela remains on the brink of bankruptcy
  • Will Honduras incumbent be defeated?

With Dakota Wood

November 27th, 2017

DAKOTA WOOD, Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs in the Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense, Editor of the 2018 Index of U.S. Military Strength, Former Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments:

  • The condition of U.S. military strength at the moment
  • How the end of the Cold War marked the beginning of U.S. Military decline
  • What happens when the peace dividend goes away? 



  • The size and modernity of U.S. Naval forces


  • Current status of the U.S. Air Force
  • Drastic reduction in Air Force resources in the past decade
  • State of U.S. nuclear forces, space and cyber-warfare capabilities 


  • Is the U.S. industrial base effective and efficient?
  • How perceived weakness emboldens opportunism 

With Seth Cropsey

November 21st, 2017

SETH CROPSEY, Senior Fellow and Director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for American Seapower, Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy in Reagan and Bush Administrations, Former principal deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Author of “Seablindness: How Political Neglect is Choking American Seapower and What to do About It (August 2017)”:

  • Why U.S. Naval power and superiority is essential to our national security
  • Beijing’s true motives regarding South China Sea


  • Implications of Chinese coastal navy expansion
  • The current state of strategic competition between U.S. and Beijing
  • Implications of our adversaries building up their naval fleets


  • Why we must double naval budget to sustain our fleets
  • When can defense industrial base turn out a capable fleet?
  • How our ship-building industrial base has contracted over the past 20 years 


  • Why the submarine is the ultimate stealth weapon
  • The importance of having missile defenses at sea

With Joshua Meservey, Robert Spencer, Gordon Chang and Kevin Freeman

November 20th, 2017

JOSHUA MESERVEY, Senior Policy Analyst, Africa and the Middle East at the Heritage Foundation:

  • Why Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s time is up
  • Will the ruling party maintain its grip on the country?
  • Kenya’s history of election disputes   

ROBERT SPENCER, Director of Jihad Watch, Weekly Columnist for PJ Media and FrontPage Magazine:

  • Dangers of the red-green axis
  • Efforts to prevent conservative speakers from expressing views
  • Twitter’s announcement to start monitoring behavior of users  
  • H.R. McMaster still refuses to name the enemy 

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack (2013), Author of Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Brought Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again (2012), Founder of, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • The growing access of financial weapons
  • How China is leveraging its economic power to improve its defense capabilities
  • Major security consequences of internet hackings   

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World:

  • Implications of constant flow of materials to North Korea from Beijing  
  • Why President Trump must put more pressure on China regarding Pyongyang relationship
  • Steve Bannon’s alleged ‘fixation’ on Chinese aggression
  • Is the Philippines heading in the right direction? 

With Bill Gertz, Luis Fleischman, Harold Rhode, Morton Klein and Liz Yore

November 17th, 2017

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age (2016)

  • The growing threat from China’s military
  • Chinese dissidents and disinformation campaigns
  • Violations of the INF Treaty 

DR. LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Author of “Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era: The Threat to U.S. Security,” Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University:

  • The fundamental transformation of Luis Almagro
  • Why Latin American countries are unable to isolate Venezuela
  • How Venezuela is a threat to the United States

DR. HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense, Author of Modern Islamic Warfare: An Ancient Doctrine Marches On (2017):

  • Consequences of the vacuum of former- Syria
  • America’s two enemies: ISIS and Iran
  • Why Erdogan of Turkey is one of the most dangerous political figures today

MORTON KLEIN, President of the Zionist Organization of America:

  • Brett Stevens New York Times piece slams ZOA
  • Steve Bannon is a friend of Israel
  • How American tax dollars fund the families of Palestinian terrorists

LIZ YORE, Attorney and International Child Rights Advocate, Head of End FGM Today:

  • The End FGM Campaign
  • The brutal consequences of FGM procedures
  • Upcoming federal court case regarding Detroit FGM ring

With Diana West, Fred Fleitz, Michael Daugherty and Adam Kredo

November 16th, 2017

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at, Author of “American Betrayal” and “Death of the Grown Up”:

  • 2017 Keeper of the Flame Dinner
  • Senator Ted Cruz on truth-telling
  • The willful blindness in the U.S. government regarding domestic threats 

FRED FLEIIZ, Senior VP for Policy & Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Department:

  • The Keeper of the Flame Dinner 2017
  • The current status of the North Korean threat
  • Will sanctions against China ever be effective?

MICHAEL DAUGHETY, Senior Writer for Cyber Defense Magazine, Author of “the Devil Inside the Beltway: The Shocking Expose of the U.S. Government’s Surveillance and Overreach Into Cyber-Security, Medicine and Small Business:

  • The unmasking of American citizens under the Obama administration
  • What to do about section 702
  • Consequences of the latest hacking of the NSA 

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Iranian colonization of the Middle East
  • Why a global conflict in the MENA region is imminent
  • Why a bi-partisan plan to combat Iran’s influence in Syria is essential

With Ambassador Yoram Ettinger

November 15th, 2017

 AMBASSADOR YORAM ETTINGER, Former Minister for Congressional Affairs at Israel’s Embassy in D.C., Consultant to Israeli and U.S. Legislators:

  • The strategy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Syria
  • What are Israel’s red lines?
  • Iran’s death wish for America


  • President Trump’s strategy for the Middle East
  • Is the U.S. wrongly emphasizing Europe’s stance on Iran?


  • The challenges Iran poses to Israel
  • Erdogan’s ultimate strategy for Turkey
  • How the Muslim Brotherhood remains a present danger to Arab regimes 


  • The reality of the Palestinian agenda
  • Consequences of the demographic changes taking place in Israel

With Giulio Meotti

November 14th, 2017

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

  • What is causing the decomposing civilization?
  • Dangerous implications of Europe’s migrant crisis
  • How do demographic changes in France relate to rise in crime?


  • Positive signs of hope for France
  • How the demographic explosion is perpetuating the threat


  • The emergence and attack of right-wing parties in Europe
  • What are ‘No go zones’ in Europe and how do they encourage the Sharia agenda?
  • How is multicultural defined in the European Union? 


  • Erdogan’s ultimate strategy for Turkey