Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Ken Timmerman, Michael Cutler, Gordon Chang and Greg Scarlatoiu

July 2nd, 2018

KEN TIMMERMAN, President and CEO of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran, Author of Deception: The Making of the YouTube Video Hillary and Obama Blamed for Benghazi, Author of Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi, Nationally recognized investigative reporter:

  • The state of persecuted Christians in Iraq
  • MEK holds demonstration in Paris
  • Prospects of revolution in Iran

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

  • Why ICE should not be abolished
  • The state of current immigration legislation
  • Significance of enforcing US border laws 

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com 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:”

  • Recent reports on North Korea nuclear arsenal
  • China’s role in enabling NK aggression

GREG SCARLATOIU, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea:

  • Why the US should consider NK human rights abuses in nuclear talks
  • Trump appoints new South Korea Ambassador
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With Paul Coyer, Hans Vons Spakovsky, Dakota Wood and Mary Fanning

June 29th, 2018

PAUL COYER, Contributor at Forbes.com, Research Professor at the Institute of World Politics:

  • The current state of Christians in Iraq
  • Save The Persecuted Christians Coalition

HANS VONS SPAKOVSKY, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation, Former Member of the Federal Election Commission:

  • The politicization of US intelligence agencies
  • The House Intelligence Committee and Mueller’s Probe

DAKOTA WOOD, Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs at the Heritage Foundation, Twenty-year career in the USMC, Former Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Recently served as a strategist for the United States Marine Corps Special Operations Command:

  • The state of the Annual National Defense Authorization Act
  • Significance of rebuilding US military forces

MARY FANNING, Investigative Journalist:

  • Implications of Gulftainer company
  • Dangers of Club-K containers  
  • Why CFIUS must be reformed
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With Russ Dallen, John Daniel Davidson, Benjamin Weingarten and David Goldman

June 28th, 2018

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”:

  • What is Operation Constitution in Venezuela
  • VP Pence’s tour of South America
  • Election in Mexico this weekend

JOHN DANIEL DAVIDSON, Senior Correspondent at the Federalist:

  • The state of insecurity of America’s southern border
  • Effectiveness of a physical ‘wall’

BENJAMIN WEINGARTEN, Founder and CEO of ChangeUp Media LLC, His writing has appeared at TheFederalist.com City Journal and Conservative Review, 2015 Publius Fellow to the Claremont Institute:

  • Trump-Putin summit July 16th
  • Implications of Russia’s nuclear arsenal buildup
  • Kushner’s Israel-Palestine peace plan

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

  • The turbulence of oil prices in the US
  • Social justice, Judaism and Israel
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With Diana West, Mark Krikorian, Dr. Lawrence Sellin and Peter Huessy

June 27th, 2018

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

  • The complete abandonment of partial reporting
  • Implications of the ‘Red-Green Axis’

MARK KRIKORIAN, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, Contributor at National Review:

  • Prospects of immigration legislation
  • Consequences of amnesty
  • The Supreme Court’s ruling on Trump’s travel ban

DR. LAWRENCE SELLIN, Author of Restoring the Republic: Arguments for a Second American Revolution, Retired Colonel with 29 years of service in the US Army Reserve, Veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq:

  • The role China is playing in South Asia
  • Strategic implications of China’s Belt & Road Initiative
  • The issue of ethnic separatism in Pakistan 

PETER HUESSY, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchel Institute for Aerospace Studies, Former Senior Defense Consultant at the National Defense University Foundation, Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Why we should emulate the Reagan approach
  • The state of US arms control
  • Significance of implementing a robust layered missile defense
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With Robert Charles, Clare Lopez, Luke Rosiak and Kevin Freeman

June 26th, 2018

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

  • The significance of US border security
  • Consequences of lax enforcement 

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Erdogan wins re-election for President
  • Long-term goals of Turkey’s AK party
  • Significance of Trump withdrawing from JCPOA

LUKE ROSIAK, Investigative Reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • Updates on the House IT scandal
  • Why won’t GOP leadership investigate scandal fully?
  • Implications of Clapper’s DNC hacking timeline

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 Globaleconomicwarfare.com,Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • How the Chinese economy has been weaponized
  • Why CFIUS should be taking a more active role in screening
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With Gordon Chang, Matt Brodsky, Stella Morabito and Paul Marshall

June 25th, 2018

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com 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:”

  • Why Kim’s visit to Beijing should concern us
  • Prospect of Chinese attacks on US markets

MATT BRODSKY, Senior Editor at Wikistrat, Former Director of Policy for the Jewish Policy Center:

  • Implications of Turkey’s election yesterday
  • Erdogan’s long-term aims for regional expansion
  • The Israeli-Palestinian ‘peace plan’ 

STELLA MORABITO, Senior Contributor at The Federalist, Creator of blog StellaMorabito.net:

  • Why we should not appease to mob mentality
  • Can the SPLC be considered a reliable source? 

PAUL MARSHALL, Senior Fellow, Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute, Author and Editor of more than twenty books on religion and politics including Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians (2013 with Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea):

  • The state of religious liberty around the world
  • How blasphemy restriction codes hinder free speech
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With Michael Cutler, Shoshana Bryen, John Guandolo and Bill Gertz

June 22nd, 2018

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

  • Implications of amnesty bills
  • Why interior enforcement is critical to border security

SHOSHANA BRYEN, Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center, Former Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA:

  • Faults of the JCPOA
  • How the North Korea deal differs from Iran deal
  • Significance of current rebellion in Iran 

JOHN GUANDOLO, President and Founder of Understandingthethreat.com, Veteran of Desert Storm, Former Commanding Officer of an FBI Swat Team:

  • Erdogan’s aims in Europe and the US
  • SPLC announces settlement- a reliable source?

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):

  • President Trump unveils new ‘space force’ in military
  • IG report on HRC email investigation
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With Amb. Hank Cooper, Dr. Mark Schneider, Russ Dallen and David Goldman

June 21st, 2018

AMB. HANK COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Associate of the National Institute of Public Policy:

  • President Trump’s unveiling of ‘Space Force’ in US military
  • Why space assets are essential to our economy and national security

DR. MARK SCHNEIDER, Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy, Longtime career in the Office of the Secretary of Defense:

  • Is Russia preparing for war?
  • The state of US tactical nuclear weapons inventory 

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”:

  • Maduro’s charm offensive with foreign investors
  • Colombia’s recent election

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

  • Chinese official threatens financial warfare against the US
  • Significance of cutting off Chinese acquisition of US technologies
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With Diana West, Kevin Freeman, Dr. Peter Pry and Hans Von Spakovsky

June 20th, 2018

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

  • Importance of enforcing US border laws
  • The SPLC settlement 

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

  • Ongoing trade war with China
  • Beijing attempts to re-write rules of the internet
  • Senate rejects Trump’s ZTE deal

DR. PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the House Armed Services Committee and the CIA:

  • Unveiling of space force in the US military
  • The reality of the EMP threat 

HANS VONS SPAKOVSKY, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation, Former Member of the Federal Election Commission:

  • New IG report by the Justice Department
  • The politicization of the FBI
  • House to vote on 2 immigration bills
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With Daniel Horowitz, Joe diGenova, Gordon Chang and Greg Scarlatiou

June 19th, 2018

 DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at The Conservative Review, Author of “The Conservative Consciousness with Daniel Horowitz,” Former Policy Director for the Madison Project:

  • House to vote on 2 immigration bills this week
  • Why amnesty is the problem

JOE diGENOVA, Founding Partner of the Washington, D.C. Law Firm of diGenova & Toensing, LLP, Former U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia, Former Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the Senate Rules Committee, Former Chief Counsel to the Senate Judiciary, Governmental Affairs and Select Intelligence Committees:

  • New report by the IG of the Justice Department
  • The politicization of the FBI

GORDAN CHANG, Forbes.com 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:”

  • The role the Chinese are playing in NK denuclearization effort
  • Why US must maintain pressure on North Korea
  • Why the relaxation of sanctions on China should be revoked

GREG SCARLATIOU, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea:

  • The structure of the Kim regime
  • Extensive human rights abuses in NK
  • Persecuted Christians in North Korea
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