Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Diana West

March 21st, 2018

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

  • Stalin’s influence in US gov’t during Roosevelt era
  • The significance of policy manipulation study
  • The explosion of government under the New Deal 


  • FDR’s decision to embrace relations with Soviet Union
  • Soviet tradecraft & information operations
  • The effort to exonerate Alger Hiss 


  • Are information operations merely a myth?
  • The role of Harry Dexter White
  • How WWII could have ended earlier


  • The importance of the Venona documents
  • Implications of criticizing investigative history
  • What is The March Through the Institutions?


  • The “Red Thread” series
  • The continuity of Soviet/Russia influence operations in the US

With Kevin Freeman, Luis Fleischman, George Rasley and Justin Miller

March 20th, 2018

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:

  • Russian attacks on US energy grid
  • Serial bombings in Texas
  • Importance of UK acknowledging threat from Russia 

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 arrest of a Cuban national in Colombia
  • Sanctions on Venezuela’s crypto-currency
  • Trump and Pence to speak at Organization of American States in Peru

GEORGE RASLEY, Editor of Conservative HQ:

  • Are Russian influence operations new?
  • The significance of understanding the threat
  • Nancy Pelosi’s ambitions 

JUSTIN MILLER, Ambassador Outreach, Objective Zero:

  • Suicide among veterans
  • Responsiveness of the V.A. to veterans in need
  • The functioning of Operation Zero
  • Bridging the gap between civilians and veterans

With Gordon Chang, Claudia Rosett, Ken Timmerman and Jessica Vaughan

March 19th, 2018

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:

  • Probability of President Trump and Kim Jong Un meeting
  • Will NK ever denuclearize?
  • The future of wireless communications
  • Vladimir Putin’s unsurprising victory 

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Foreign Affairs columnist at, Blogs at “The Rosett Report” at PJ Media:

  • The re-election of Putin
  • The poisoning of ex-Russian spy in the UK
  • Implications of the Skolkovo transfer 

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 incoming arrival of Saudi’s crown prince
  • How Iran deal sparked region-wide proliferation of weapons
  • What is the US doing in Yemen?
  • Turkey’s actions in Northern Syria 

JESSICA VAUGHAN, Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, Former Foreign Service Officer with the State Department where she served in Belgium and Trinidad & Tobago:

  • How the Feds are pushing back against the sanctuary state policy
  • Lizbeth Mateo’s appointment and background

With Benjamin Weingarten, Tom Popik, Michael Mabee and Charles LiMandri

March 16th, 2018

BENJAMIN WEINGARTEN, Founder and CEO of ChangeUp Media LLC, Senior Contributor at The Federalist, Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, 2015 Publius Fellow to the Claremont Institute:

  • Is the departure of H.R. McMaster underway?
  • Adam Schiff on Russia collusion narrative

TOM POPIK, Chairman, President, Director and co-founder of the Foundation for Resilient Societies & MICHAEL MABEE, Author of The Civil Defense Book: Emergency Preparedness for a Rural or Suburban Community:

  • What’s wrong with our electric grid?
  • The effectiveness of FERC and NAERC
  • Successes of The Foundation for Resilient Societies


  • The vulnerability of US electric grid
  • Threat of Russian cyber attacks

CHARLES LIMANDRI, President and Chief Counsel of the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, Attorney at Limandri & Jonna LLP:

  • The Anti-Islamic bullying project
  • The Coronado church directory controversy
  • CAIR attempts to implement agenda on public schools

With Dan Perkins, Dr. Anne Pierce, David Goldman and Raymond Ibrahim

March 15th, 2018

DAN PERKINS, Author of The Brotherhood of the Red Nile, Writings can be found on, The Hill, Daily Caller and Daily Surge:

  • Upcoming North Korean Summit
  • Trump vs. Obama on nuclear diplomacy
  • Should the EU stay out of NK talks?

 DR. ANNE PIERCE, Contributor to the Washington Times,, Real Clear Politics and The Washington Examiner, Author of A Perilous Path: The Misguided Foreign Policy of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry

  • The attempted murder of former Russian spy in UK
  • British and US response to Russian spy attack

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

  • Economic policy in the Trump administration
  • Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn
  • The case for tariffs regarding national security

RAYMOND IBRAHIM, Author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians, Ibrahim’s writings, translations and observations have appeared in The New York Times, CNN, LA Times, Fox News, Financial Times, etc., Born and raised in the U.S. by Coptic-Egyptian parents born and raised in the Middle East:

  • Iraqi Arch Bishop describes persecution of Christians
  • STPC Campaign

With Dr. Herbert London, Diana West, Mark Krikorian, Rachelle Peterson and Dr. Peter Pry

March 14th, 2018

DR. HERBERT LONDON, President of the London Center for Policy and Research, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute:

  • Is Rex Tillerson’s exit a good thing?
  • President Trump’s planned summit with Kim Jong-Un
  • The ‘Russian chessboard’

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

  • President Trump’s recent staff shake-ups
  • Is the American Left beginning a course correction on Russia?
  • Operation Ghost Stories

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

  • Democrats’ call to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency
  • How eliminating ICE would be a disaster for public safety
  • California laws interfering with enforcement of federal immigration law
  • Where DACA amnesty stands

RACHELLE PETERSON, Director of Research Projects at the National Association of Scholars, Policy Advisor for the Heartland Institute:

  • Chinese funded Confucius Institutes on American college campuses
  • How Beijing exerts control over what is taught about China in American universities
  • FBI investigations into Confucius Institutes
  • Why colleges and universities should voluntarily close every Confucius institute

 DR. PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Congressional Task Force on National and Homeland Security:

  • Russia’s overwhelming advantage in nuclear weapons
  • Putin’s ‘Escalation Dominance’
  • The ‘blind leading the blind’ on EMP

With Fred Fleitz

March 13th, 2018

FRED FLEITZ, Senior Vice President for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy, former CIA officer, author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must Do to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience:

  • The Bush administration’s flawed policy toward North Korea
  • Barack Obama’s disastrous “strategic patience” 


  • Kim Jong-Un’s “super-EMP”
  • How North Korean cyber warfare metastasized during the last administration
  • Why President Obama’s sanctions were ineffective against the Kim regime


  • How President Trump has been able to enforce sanctions against North Korea
  • Why China is less interested in enabling Pyongyang
  • Likelihood of North Korea actually denuclearizing 


  • What Mike Pomepo’s most important task will be as the new Secretary of State
  • Assassination of Russian ex-spy
  • Former Obama officials new anti-Trump think tank

With Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman, Rowan Scarborough and Peter Huessy

March 12th, 2018

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

  • Trump’s decision to meet with Kim Jong-Un
  • Is it possible that the South Koreans are setting up the United States?
  • How to avoid a repeat of the JCPOA
  • Why U.S. should increase sanctions during talks with Pyongyang

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of Secret Weapon and Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack:

  • President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum
  • Chinese ‘retaliation’ to a ‘trade-war’
  • Risk of Beijing dumping U.S. debt

ROWAN SCARBOROUGH, National Security Reporter at the Washington Times:

  • Russian oligarch claims that George Soros was involved in funding Fusion GPS
  • Steele’s backtracking on dossier in light of new lawsuits
  • Why are there so many leaks from the House Intelligence Committee? 

PETER HUESSY, Director for Strategic Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies:

  • Is Vladimir Putin bluffing about Russia’s nuclear capabilities?
  • Modernization of weapons versus quantity

With Lawrence Peck, Ronnie Crouse, Ken Timmerman and Bill Gertz

March 9th, 2018

LAWRENCE PECK, Advisor to the North Korean Freedom Coalition:

  • North Korea’s anti-American propaganda after President Trump’s agreement to meet with Kim Jong Un
  • Pyongyang’s ramping up of plutonium production in recent days
  • Likelihood of Kim Jong Un actually ending North Korea’s nuclear weapons program

RONNIE CROUSE, South African Business Owner:

  • Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment in South Africa
  • Redistribution of white-owned farm land
  • Atrocities perpetrated against white people

KEN TIMMERMAN, President of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran:

  • Iran’s expansion in the Middle East bordering Israel
  • Founder of IRGC’s threat to Israel
  • Advice for Donald Trump prior to the summit with Kim Jong Un

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon:

  • The Pentagon’s military planning for North Korea
  • China and Russia’s ‘low-level conflict’ against the U.S.
  • S. tailoring nuclear forces to deter Chinese threat, space warfare and new bill ramping up relatinos with Taiwan

With Michael Cutler, Diana West, Fred Fleitz and E. Ray Moore

March 8th, 2018

MICHAEL CUTLER, Former Immigration and Naturalization Service Agent:

  • Sanctuary cities’ clear and present danger to U.S. national security
  • Open hostility in California for federal immigration law
  • ‘Customer oriented’ immigration system

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

  • How Obama and Clinton effectively delivered Putin’s hypersonic weapons technology through Skolkovo
  • The Clintons’ pattern of military technology exchange for money

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

  • North Korea’s statement of willingness to discuss giving up nuclear program and normalizing relations with the U.S.
  • How President Trump’s policies have brought North Korea to the negotiating table
  • Parameters for any U.S. negotiation with Pyongyang

E.RAY MOORE (Chaplain, Lt. Col. USAR Ret.), Front Line Ministries:

  • How the left has captured the public school system 
  • The ‘Red-Green’ axis
  • Benefits of private Christian home schooling