Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

Secure Freedom Radio Podcast header image 1

With Jim Hanson, Fred Fleitz, Bill Gertz and Luis Fleischman

March 10th, 2017

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

  • Obamagate: The Wiretap Scandal

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

  • WikiLeaks dump of secret CIA cyber capabilities
  • Should Obama be held responsible if its proven that Trump's campaign was surveilled?
  • Is greater Congressional oversight of the intelligence community needed?

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

  • U.S. vulnerabilities to cyber attacks
  • What could possibly make Putin willing to step down?
  • China’s anger about the delivery of missile defense systems to South Korea

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Author of Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era:

  • U.S. policy toward Venezuela
  • Is there support among Latin American governments to remove the Maduro regime?
  • Can Trump win hearts and minds in Latin America?

With Peter Pry, Elaine Donnelly, Tim Cord and Brad Patty

March 10th, 2017

PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum:

  • How might North Korea respond to US interference in its weapons program?
  • Could a “Super EMP” attack take out our nuclear deterrent?
  • How the “internet of things” could be used to take down our society

ELAINE DONNELLY, Founder and President of the Center for Military Readiness:

  • Obama's social transformation of the military
  • Holdovers and bad personnel decisions for the Department of Defense
  • How mixing of genders leads to deficiencies in military readiness
  • Single parenthood in the military

TIM CORD, Former U.S. Marine Sgt., lead singer of American Hitmen:

  • How Vets were duped into helping Saudi Arabia avoid payment to 9/11 victims

BRAD PATTY, former member of the Iraq Advisory Task Force:

  • U.S. troops deployed in Syria
  • Is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on the run?
  • Who will control the ground in Syria if ISIS is gone?
  • Creating a Kurdish state
  • Can the U.S. get Turkey to leave NATO?

With Charles S. Faddis, Jim Hanson, Caroline Glick and Joseph Humire

March 9th, 2017

CHARLES S. FADDIS, Former CIA Operations Officer, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA:

  • Recent WikiLeaks revelations about CIA hacking capabilities
  • Is the CIA spying on American citizens?
  • President Trump's allegation that his campaign was surveilled by the Obama administration
  • How state Attorney Generals have interfered in the implementation of the immigration executive order

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

  • President Trump's revised executive order on immigration
  • Recent WikiLeaks CIA document dump
  • FISA surveillance of the Trump campaign
  • North Korea's latest missile launch

CAROLINE GLICK, Director of the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s Israel Security Project, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, Author of The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in The Middle East:

  • Lessons from the 2014 conflict between Israel and Gaza
  • Iran and Hezbollah's activities on Syria's border with Israel
  • King Abdullah of Jordan's hold on power
  • President Sisi and the newfound cooperation between Israel and Arab regimes

JOSEPH HUMIRE, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, Author of Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America:

  • Iran's activities in the Western Hemisphere
  • Venezuela is creating fake identities for terrorists
  • Has Hezbollah been building tunnels under the Mexican border?



With Nonie Darwish

March 7th, 2017

With Nonie Darwish

NONIE DARWISH, Founder of Arabs for Israel, Director of Former Muslims United, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Author of Wholly Different: Why I Chose Biblical Values Over Islamic Values:

  • The difference between biblical values and Sharia
  • What makes a believer "good" or "bad" in Islam
  • Zakat as a fundraiser for jihad


  • The true meaning of jihad
  • Arabia's historical rebellion against Christianity
  • Hijrah and the civilization jihad


  • The Left's cooperation with Islamists
  • Islamic feminism?
  • The pernicious nature of interfaith dialogue


  • The Left's attempt to silence counter-jihadists
  • Protestors at Georgetown University
  • Support for Muslim reformers

With Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney, Sherkoh Abbas, Richard Pollock and Gordon Chang

March 7th, 2017

LT. GEN. THOMAS MCINERNEY, Founder of Government Reform Through Technology (GRTT), Former CEO and President of Business Executives for National Security, Served in the U.S. Air Force for 35 years:

  • Our strategic environment at the dawn of the Trump administration
  • The nature of the Global Jihad Movement?
  • The Secure Freedom Strategy
  • Failed strategies and narratives of the Bush and Obama administrations

SHERKOH ABBAS, President of the Kurdistan National Assembly:

  • What is the Kurdish National Assembly of Syria?
  • Turkey’s relationship with the Kurds
  • Is a Kurdish state on the horizon?

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • President Trump’s allegation that President Obama was involved in the wiretapping of Trump Tower
  • DHS cyber operations against state election systems
  • The effects of Obama’s social engineering in the Navy

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

  • Pyongyang's latest missile launch
  • Signs of political instability in North Korea
  • Are relations between Beijing and Pyongyang deteriorating?
  • Is President Trump creating a vacuum in Asia?

With Paul Sperry, Sean Davis, Bill Gertz, Katherine Zimmerman and Debbie Dooley

March 3rd, 2017

PAUL SPERRY, Editor-in-Chief of, New York Post columnist, Author of Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives have Penetrated Washington and Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld that’s Conspiring to Islamize America:

  • Obama's shadow opposition government
  • Who is funding "Organizing For Action"
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's PR campaign
  • Keith Ellison, Deputy Chair of the DNC

SEAN DAVIS, Co-founder of The Federalist:

  • Media attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions
  • Obama, Hillary and the Democrats' dealings with the Russians
  • The connection between the Deep State and the Iran Deal

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

  • America’s inability to test nuclear weapons
  • Media attacks on Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Presidential Study Directive 11, Obama's secret plan to support the Muslim Brotherhood
  • The value of the intelligence captured in the recent Yemen raid

KATHERINE ZIMMERMAN, Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Lead Al Qaeda analyst for AEI’s Critical Threats Project: 

  • Recent Yemen raid that claimed the life of Ryan Owens
  • U.S. interests among the various factions in Yemen
  • Saudi’s objectives in retaking Sana’a from Houthis

DEBBIE DOOLEY, Tea Party Movement Co-Founder:

  • Pro-Trump rallies across the U.S
  • Pushback against the rallies from the Left
  • How the average American feels about Trump's national security policies
  • Spirit of America rally in Washington D.C. on March 4th 

With Ken Timmerman, Fred Fleitz, Russ Dallen and Faith McDonnell

March 3rd, 2017

KEN TIMMERMAN, President and CEO of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran, Author of Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi:

  • The Deep State's latest attack
  • The propriety of Jeff Session's interactions with the Russian ambassador
  • Qasem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Quds Force

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

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ meetings with Russian Ambassador
  • Former CIA analyst Edward Prices’ work on the Obama National Security Council
  • Media attacks on Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Is the recent Yemen raid really ‘Trump’s Benghazi’?

RUSS DALLEN, President and Editor in Chief at The Latin American Herald Tribune, Head of the international investment bank, Caracas Capital Markets:

  • Conditions on the ground in Venezuela
  • How Maduro has managed to stay in power
  • How can the Trump administration help save Venezuela?

FAITH MCDONNELL, Director of Religious Liberty Programs at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, Director of the Church Alliance for a New Sudan:

  • Worldwide persecution of Christians
  • Nefarious activity by the government of Sudan
  • Is U.S.-led regime change possible in Sudan?

With Pete Hoekstra, Jim Hanson, Diana West and Peter Huessy

March 1st, 2017

PETE HOEKSTRA, Shillman Senior Fellow at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, Former U.S. Congressman (MI-2):

  • Donald Trump's address to Congress
  • House Democrats' bizarre behavior during the President's address
  • An update in the case of clandestine CIA officer Sabrina de Souza

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

  • President Trump's tribute to deceased Chief Petty Officer Ryan Owens
  • Lt. Gen. McMaster’s issue with the term "radical Islam"
  • The media's vilification of Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Does Donald Trump understand the civilization jihad?

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

  • President Trump's first speech to Congress
  • The "America First" philosophy
  • UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's comments about the UN and Israel
  • Tom Perez, new chair of the Democratic National Committee

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

  • The President’s proposed increase in defense spending
  • Trump's plan to cut State Department funding
  • Modernizing our nuclear forces

With Pete Hoekstra, Dr. Daniel Goure, Douglas Murray and Dr. Harold Rhode

February 28th, 2017

PETE HOEKSTRA, Shillman Senior Fellow at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, Former U.S. Congressman (MI-2), Former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Author of Architects of Disaster: The Destruction of Libya:

  • Obama's foreign policy failures
  • President Trump's upcoming State of the Union address
  • The case of clandestine CIA officer Sabrina de Souza
  • The present state of the Democratic party 

DR. DANIEL GOURE, Vice President of the Lexington Institute:

  • Obama's legacy of degrading the U.S. armed forces
  • Is Trump's proposed $54B increase in the defense budget enough?
  • The state of our nuclear forces

DOUGLAS MURRAY, Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society, Associate Editor of the Spectator, Author of Islamophilia: A Very Metropolitan Malady and NeoConservatism: Why We Need It:

  • Trump's comments about Sweden and the European response
  • Partisan ad hominem attacks are blinding Europe
  • Polling data on European support for continued Muslim immigration
  • The prospect of Trump-like electoral victories across Europe

DR. HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Officer at the U.S. Department of Defense:

  • Does the U.S. government understand the nature of the enemy?
  • Donald Trump and the threat from Iran
  • Different concepts of "Patience" and "Truth" in the Middle East

With Jim Hanson, Chris Hull, Gordon Chang and Luis Fleischman

February 27th, 2017

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

  • Lt. Gen. McMaster's statements about ISIS and Islam
  • How should we refer to our enemies?
  • Pew Research polling data on radical beliefs in the Muslim world

CHRIS HULL, President of Issue Management Inc., Former Chief of Staff for Rep. Steve King:

  • A plan for a Presidential Commission to defeat radical Islam
  • How the Obama administration hindered our ability to identify the enemy

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

  • Beijing's anger at Pyongyang
  • Kim Jong Un's recklessness
  • The effect of Kim Jong Nam's assassination on Chinese - North Korean relations

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University:

  • How Islamic Supremacists whitewash their antisemitism
  • A recent fraudulent election in Ecuador
  • Latin Americans' frustration with the Left's corruption