Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Karen Siegemund

July 15th, 2019

KAREN SIEGEMUND, President of American Freedom Alliance:

  • The privilege of living in a free country

(PART TWO):

  • Nazism’s origination in the Left
  • Leftist control of American institutions 

(PART THREE):

  • Alliance between hard left and Sharia
  • Dr. Siegemund’s recent job loss after American Freedom Alliance conference on the radical left’s “Long March Through the Institutions”

(PART FOUR):

  • How people can help preserve freedom

With Roger Robinson

July 12th, 2019

ROGER ROBINSON, Co-Founded and presently Chairs the Prague Security Studies Group, President and CEO of RWR:

  • Richard Nixon’s anti-communist policies
  • Dissecting the détente era

(PART TWO):

  • The significance of President Reagan’s China strategy
  • National security implications of the Siberian gas pipeline deal
  • How Reagan contributed to the demise of the Soviet Union

(PART THREE):

  • Implications of Europe’s purchasing of Soviet gas in the Cold War
  • America’s tendencies to underwrite our adversaries
  • China’s engagement in economic warfare against the U.S.
  • Consequences of Beijing’s long-term global aims

(PART FOUR):

  • Why human rights violations and national security concerns must be viewed as material risks
  • Is the Global Security Risk Office effective?
  • Americans should be weary of investing in Chinese companies

With Edward Timperlake

July 11th, 2019

EDWARD TIMPERLAKE, Former Director Technology Assessment, International Technology Security, Office of the Secretary of Defense:

  • The reality of the Chinese threat
  • Consequences of the PLA’s massive military and nuclear arsenal buildup

(PART TWO):

  • Clinton and Al Gore cash contributions hindered national security
  • The corruption in the Clinton administration
  • Impetuses behind Beijing’s actions

(PART THREE):

  • Who is responsible for the transformation of the Chinese military?
  • How we have enabled a hostile power to become such a massive threat
  • Vulnerabilities in U.S. weapons systems

(PART FOUR):

  • What does a 21st century strategy look like?
  • A review of President Trump’s China policy
  • The comprehensive power of the Chinese threat

With Luis Fleischman, Hank Cooper, Dan Gallington and Jim Simpson

July 10th, 2019

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:

  • Dissecting the demise of Venezuela
  • How has Maduro maintained power in Caracas?
  • Implications of Maduro’s ‘Special Action Forces’

HANK COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Chairman of Applied Research Associates, Senior Associate of the National Institute of Public Policy, Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Center:

  • The state of our present missile defense systems
  • How U.S. capabilities compares to our adversaries today
  • A review of Trump’s nuclear deterrence policy

DAN GALLINGTON, Senior Policy and Program Advisor, George C. Marshall Institute, Served in senior national security policy positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Department of Justice, and as bipartisan general counsel for the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • The state of our counter-intelligence
  • China’s theft of OPM data
  • An overview of U.S. government background investigations

JIM SIMPSON, Freelance Investigative Journalist, Former Economist and Budget Examiner for the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Author of The Red-Green Axis 2.0: An Existential Threat to America and the World (2019):

  • What is the red-green axis?
  • Implications of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s troubling associations
  • How Western Civilization is being threatened today

With Fred Fleitz, Daniel Horowitz, Lawrence Sellin and Rick Fisher

July 9th, 2019

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • IAEA acknowledges Iran is violating terms of nuclear deal
  • Dangers of Iran’s engagement in acts of terror and enrichment of uranium
  • Are European leaders’ patience with Iran running out?

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review, Author of its “The Conservative Consciousness with Daniel Horowitz, ”Former Policy Director for the Madison Project, Has contributed to Red State.com, Breitbart, and The Blaze, Author of Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from:

  • The battle over the census citizenship question
  • Are U.S. courts overstepping their constitutionally delegated powers
  • Is the future of America’s sovereignty at stake?

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:

  • Prospects of an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban
  • Why the Taliban cannot be trusted
  • China’s resource exploitation in South Asia

RICK FISHER, Senior Fellow, Asian Military Affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center, Former Consultant on PLA issues for the Congressionally chartered U.S. China Security and Economic Review Commission:

  • Implications of China testing ballistic missiles in South China Sea
  • The dangers of Beijing’s global ambitions
  • Dissecting the under-water Great Wall of China

With David Goldman, Gordon Chang, Bill Gertz and John Maher 

July 8th, 2019

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

  • The current status of the U.S.-China trade deal
  • Defining quantum communications
  • How Huawei poses a significant national security threat

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • Should President Trump embrace engagement with China?
  • Why we should demand a ban to all relations with Huawei
  • Implications of the Trump-Xi summit in Japan

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):

  • China conducts anti-ship ballistic missile flight test
  • Super-computer race underway between the U.S. and China
  • The danger Huawei poses to U.S. national security

JOHN MAHER, Lead counsel for the Lorance defense team, Former US Army Prosecutor, Former civilian US Justice Attorney, Veteran of Afghanistan:

  • Army office convicted of murder in Afghanistan to get another look in civilian court
  • Consequences of prosecuting American troops for killing the enemy

With Diana West, Hans Von Spakovsky, Kevin Freeman and Dr. Peter Pry

July 3rd, 2019

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Author of Death of the Grown UpAmerican Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Democrats embrace open borders and other radical proposals
  • New consensus forms lacks critical citizenship question
  • Implications of the deep-state at work

HANS VON 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 Left’s goal to extinguish distinctions between citizens and non-citizens in the U.S.
  • Consequences of voter fraud in America
  • Why partisan redistricting is violation of the constitution

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • How we are underwriting our adversary
  • Dissecting the outcome of the Trump-Xi G20 summit
  • Why does the Chinese government prioritize Huawei so severely?

DR. PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both Congressional Advisory Boards, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA, Newest Book: Blackout Wars:

  • The case against arms control
  • Putin states U.S. set to renew arms control negotiations with Russia
  • Why the U.S. must modernize nuclear arsenal

With Fred Fleitz, Ken Timmerman, Vincent Smith and Robert Charles

July 2nd, 2019

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • Dissecting the Trump-Kim meeting on the DMZ
  • How Trump has lowered tensions on Korean peninsula
  • Why Trump’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran is working

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:

  • IAEA confirms Iran has officially violated sanctions
  • Efforts by EU leadership to jeopardize Trump’s Iran policy
  • Escalating tensions on the Persian Gulf

VINCENT SMITH, Visiting Scholar and Director of Agriculture Studies at AEI, Professor of Economics in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Montana State University:

  • Implications of recent ‘Pig-Ebola’ outbreak in China
  • Dissecting the 1920 Jones Act

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

  • Democrats embrace open borders at presidential debate
  • Consequences of the crisis at our southern border
  • The worsening homeless problem in America

With Rowan Scarborough, Gordon Chang, Greg Scarlatiou and Rosemary Jenks

July 1st, 2019

ROWAN SCARBOROUGH, National Security Reporter at The Washington Times, Author of the best seller Rumsfeld’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Anti-Terrorist Commander:

  • President Trump holds talks with Moon and Kim on DMZ
  • Prospects for impeachment hearings

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • Trump’s commitment to relax ban on the sale of products to Huawei
  • Dissecting the Trump-Xi G20 summit
  • Will Trump impose additional tariffs on Beijing?
  • Massive demonstrations in Hong Kong turn violent

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

  • Significance of the Trump-Kim meeting on DMZ
  • Prospects of North Korean denuclearizing
  • Would Moon reunify with the North even on Kim’s terms?  
  • Why human rights should be considered in Kim-Trump talks

ROSEMARY JENKS, Director of Government Relations at NumbersUSA.com, Former Senior Legislative Analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • Democrats endorse open borders in presidential debate
  • Implications of DACA on U.S. national security
  • The crisis at the U.S. southern border

 

 

With Joe Bosco, Mark Krikorian and Suzanne Scholte

June 28th, 2019

JOE BOSCO, Former China Country Director, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Member of the U.S.-China task force at the Center for National Interest:

  • Prospects for the upcoming G20 summit in Japan
  • The current state of the U.S.-China trade deal
  • Dissecting President Trump’s China policy

(PART TWO):

  • The return of “Red China”
  • Dangers of Xi Jinping’s global ambitions
  • Is the peaceful rise of China a myth?
  • How China has enabled North Korea’s aggression

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

  • U.S. Democrats embrace open borders
  • Dangerous implications of an open border policy in America
  • History of comprehensive immigration reform in America

SUZANNE SCHOLTE, President of the Defense Forum Foundation, Chairman of the North Korea Freedom Coalition:

  • How China props up the North Korean regime
  • Rising human rights violations in Pyongyang