Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Rosemary Jenks, Peter Huessy, Patrick Poole and Ken Timmerman

February 7th, 2017

ROSEMARY JENKS, Director of Government Relations at, former Senior Legislative Analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • What President Trump's Executive Orders on immigration actually consist of
  • How does the refugee vetting and resettlement process currently work?
  • The President's Constitutional and statutory authority for his Executive Order

PETER HUESSY, Instructor at the Naval Academy, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies:

  • The state of U.S. nuclear armaments
  • What needs to be done to modernize our nuclear forces?
  • The obsolescing American nuclear infrastructure 

PATRICK POOLE, National Security and Terrorism reporter at PJ Media, Principal at Unconstrained Analytics:

  • The "Countering Violence Extremism" program and disinformation narrative
  • Trump's Executive Order limiting immigration from 7 foreign countries
  • Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization

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

  • What did National Security Advisor Flynn mean by putting Iran “on notice”?
  • Is there an opposition in Iran that the U.S. can work with?
  • The Democrats’ war on President Trump
  • Tom Perez and Keith Ellison: two candidates for DNC chair

With Claudia Rosett, Gordon Chang and Richard Pollock

February 6th, 2017

FRANK GAFFNEY, President and CEO of the Center for Security Policy:

  •  The New York Times wrongly smears Frank Gaffney

CLAUDIA ROSETT, blogger for PJ Media, Contributing Editor of The New York Sun:

  • Ambassador Haley's harsh words for Putin’s Russia
  • Did President Trump draw a moral equivalence between the U.S. and Russia?
  • U.S. Foreign Policy towards Iran

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

  • Secretary of Defense Mattis' trip to Asia
  • China's nuclear arsenal
  • The need to sanction Chinese banks for indirect support to Iran and North Korea

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Reporter for The Daily Caller:

  • Liberal hypocrisy on refugee resettlement
  • A developing story about five recently-fired IT staffers from Capitol Hill



With Dr. Leon Aron, Bill Gertz, Dr. Ted Bromund and Kyle Shideler

February 3rd, 2017

LEON ARON, Resident Scholar and Director of Russian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute:

  • What Donald Trump needs to know about Putin
  • Will the new administration usher in improved relations with Moscow?
  • The demographic jihad inside Russia

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

  • U.S. loosening sanctions on the FSB
  • China’s long-range missile with 10 warheads  
  • The return of Al-Qaeda

TED BROMUND, Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher’s Center for Freedom:

  • The restoration of the special relationship between the U.S. and the U.K.
  • What will the EU do in response to Brexit-style movements?
  • U.N. Arms Trade Treaty

KYLE SHIDELER, Director of the Threat Information Office at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Foreign-Born terrorist attacks the media ignores
  • Why "Lone Wolf" is often a misnomer
  • CAIR is Hamas

With Dr. James Mitchell

February 2nd, 2017

DR. JAMES MITCHELL, Key Architect of the CIA’s Enhanced Interrogation Program, Author of Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds of the Islamic Terrorists Trying to Destroy America

  • How Ali Mohamed obtained information to write the Al-Qaeda training manual
  • The moral obligation for jihadists to resist interrogation


  • Why enhanced interrogation techniques were used
  • How interrogators got Abu Zubaydah to reveal useful information


  • How Dr. Mitchell became involved in developing enhanced interrogation techniques
  • The extensive legal and medical processes required for use of EITs
  • What difference did the intelligence elicited from Abu Zubaydah make?


  • Terrorist mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
  • The Islamic Supremacist view of jihad against America

With Diana West, Daniel Akbari, Rep. Randy Weber and Ambassador Hank Cooper

February 1st, 2017

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

  • The Left's outrage about Trump's Executive Order
  • Making Sharia Supremacism a bar to immigration

  DANIEL AKBARI, Author of An Introduction to Islamic Jurisprudence:

  • President Trump’s Executive Orders on refugees and immigration
  • How to differentiate between Sharia Supremacists and those who are not
  • Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization

REP. RANDY WEBER (TX-14), Member of the House Committees on Science, Space and Technology, and Transportation and Infrastructure: 

  • Supreme Court nominee Judge Gorsuch
  • The urgent need to protect the grid
  • Ending sanctuary cities

AMBASSADOR HANK COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Chairman of the Board of High Frontier:

  • Fixing FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • How to protect the U.S. from EMP threats 
  • What role should Space play in Trump's proposed missile defense system?

With Jim Hanson, Fred Fleitz, Robert Spencer and Shireen Qudosi

January 31st, 2017

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

  • Trump is leading from the front

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

  • What Trump should do with the Iran deal
  • Tehran’s response to the President’s Executive Orders on immigration
  • European companies’ investment in Iran

ROBERT SPENCER, Director of JihadWatch, author of The Truth About Muhammad and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades:

  •  How Trump's so-called "Muslim ban" is a legal defense of American values
  • Why Saudi Arabia is not on the list of “banned” states
  • The need for the U.S. to reconfigure international alliances 

SHIREEN QUDOSI, Senior Contributor at, Author of The Qudosi Chronicles at

  • Linda Sarsour, Islamist community organizer behind the Women's March on D.C.
  • Battling Islamists via information campaign
  • Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization



With Jim Hanson, Daniel Horowitz, Gordon Chang and Michael Cutler

January 30th, 2017

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

  • President Trump's legal executive order is not a "muslim ban"

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review, Author of Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America:

  • The legality of the so-called “Muslim ban”
  • Selecting immigrants who share American values
  • The Presidential duty to protect the United States

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

  • Apple v. Qualcomm in Chinese lawsuit
  • China's discriminatory application of the law against U.S. interests
  • Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs
  • North Korea restarts a plutonium reactor

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services, Senior Fellow at Californians for Populations Stabilization:

  • Original purpose of immigration laws
  • Terrorists who have abused U.S. hospitality
  • What else should President Trump do to implement a comprehensive immigration strategy?

With Jim Hanson, Rosemary Jenks and Kurt Schlichter

January 27th, 2017

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

  • President Trump's first week in office
  • The Left's newfound concern about executive orders
  • Reducing immigration from places controlled by jihadists

ROSEMARY JENKS, Director of Government Relations at, former Senior Legislative Analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • The difference between Trump and Obama's executive orders on immigration
  • How the President plans to stop importing jihadists
  • Why the administration should implement E-Verify

KURT SCHLICHTER, Senior Columnist at, Author of Conservative Insurgency:

  • The U.S. returns to a lawful republic
  • President Trump vs. the Republican establishment
  • The Caddyshack Presidency


  • Can President Trump bring jobs back to the U.S.?
  • The 'ideology' of Donald Trump 

With Brian Kennedy, Matthew Continetti, Bill Gertz and Fred Fleitz

January 26th, 2017

BRIAN KENNEDY, President of the American Strategy Group, Senior Fellow and Board Member at the Claremont Institute:

  • The need for moral clarity
  • President Trump's resolve to eradicate radical Islamic terrorism
  • Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization

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

  • The media's focus on Trump's exaggerations
  • What does President Trump mean by "America First"?
  • China's irresponsible global power

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

  • Will President Trump reform U.S. intelligence agencies
  • Obama’s failed terrorism strategy
  • The need for American information campaigns

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

  • Trump's recent comments about enhanced interrogation techniques
  • How President Trump reform the intelligence community
  • The media's heavy criticism of National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn
  • The White House's proposed actions to review U.N. funding and multilateral treaties

With Diana West, Phil Haney, Mark Krikorian and Admiral Ace Lyons

January 25th, 2017

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

  •  President Trump's inaugural address
  • What does "America First" mean to the new administration?
  • Why Trump must designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization

PHIL HANEY, Retired Homeland Security Officer, Author with Art Moore of See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government’s Submission to Jihad:

  • An ominous fatwa from the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America
  • Trump’s proposed actions that could provoke reactions throughout the Islamic world
  • Mohamed Magid 

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

  • Will Trump build a wall and what difference will it make?
  • What is a sanctuary city and how easily can Trump stop them?
  • Ending the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program 

ADMIRAL ACE LYONS, Former Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, the largest single military command in the world:

  • Rex Tillerson's statement about Chinese activity in the South China sea
  • Confronting Iran
  • Trump's proposal to build a state-of-the-art missile defense system