Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Michel Gurfinkiel

December 8th, 2018

MICHEL GURFINKIEL, Founder and President of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute, a conservative think-tank in France, Shillman/Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum, Editor in Chief of Valeurs Actuelles (Paris)- a French conservative newsweekly:

  • Explaining the origin of the ‘yellow vest’ movement
  • How rising gas prices ignited mass protest movement in France


  • The decline of Macron’s popularity


  • Will the Macron government be able to nullify the yellow jackets?
  • How will the potential revolutionary situation in France continue to unfold? 


  • Prospects for upcoming European Parliamentary elections

With Brigadier General (Ret.) Robert Spalding

December 6th, 2018

ROBERT SPALDING, Former Special Assistant to the U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Former Military Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations, Former Chief China strategist for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Former Senior Defense Official and Defense Attache to China in Beijing, China, Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the National Security Council:

  • Dissecting the relatively new communist party of China


  • The PRC’s motivation is to maintain control of the population
  • Dangers of the manipulative use of Xi’s social credit score 


  • How to counter Beijing’s aims to supplant the US as world’s dominant power


  • What steps should the US government prioritize regarding China?

With Robert Charles, Gordon Chang, Seth Cropsey and Kevin Freeman

December 4th, 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, Author of Eagles and Evergreens:

  • Current details on Central American caravan implications
  • The origin of the term ‘refugee status’

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

  • Trump announces 90-day truce with China
  • Why disengagement is the right path regarding Jinping
  • Ominous developments on the Korean peninsula

SETH CROPSEY, Senior Fellow and Director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for American Seapower, Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy in Reagan and Bush Administrations, Former principal deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Author of Seablindness: How Political Neglect is Choking American Seapower and What to do About It (August 2017):

  • Russia’s harassment of Ukrainian ships
  • Why we should be concerned about Putin’s ambitions for the Black Sea

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Creator of Global Economic, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Beijing’s declared economic warfare against the US
  • Was the Trump-Jinping meeting successful?

With Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

December 3rd, 2018

ELISABETH SABADITSCH-WOLFF, Adviser to the Board, Burgerbewegung Pax Europa (a German human rights non-governmental organization):

  • Dangers of extreme Sharia blasphemy restrictions in Europe
  • What is the European Court of Human Rights?


  • Why we must fight to protect our Bill of Rights
  • Attacks on freedom of speech in Europe
  • Details on Human Rights Resolution 1618


  • Implications of Hillary Clinton’s self-censor strategy
  • Dangers of the de-platforming by social media conglomerates
  • The disturbing practice of FGM in the US and Europe


  • Hopeful signs of resistance in the ‘New Europe’
  • Implications of the massive refugee influx in Europe

With David Goldman, Bill Gertz, Shoshana Bryen and Ken Timmerman 

November 30th, 2018

With David Goldman, Bill Gertz, Shoshana Bryen and Ken Timmerman 

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

  • Are tariffs enough to counter the threat we face from China?
  • Details on ongoing G20 Summit
  • How can Trump best counteract China’s global ambitions?


  • Russia’s violations of the INF treaty
  • Consequences of Putin’s aggression towards Ukraine
  • Will Trump make concessions to Jinping in upcoming meeting?

SHOSHANA BRYEN, Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center, Former Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA, Mrs. Bryen was for 17 years author of the widely read and republished JINSA Reports:

  • Implications of Russia’s actions on the Kerch bridge
  • The current state of Hamas

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:

  • Persecution of Christians in the Middle East
  • The overwhelming destruction of Christian communities in Iraq
  • Are we really in a post-ISIS world?

With Diana West, Jonathan Spyer, Tony Badran and Joseph Humire

November 29th, 2018

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at

  • Prospects of the upcoming G20 Summit in Argentina
  • How subversion works against us today
  • The other Clinton linked Russia dossier 

JONATHAN SPEYER, Director of the Rubin Center for International Affairs at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel), Fellow at the Middle East Forum, Jerusalem Post columnist, Author of Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in Syria and the Iraq Wars (2017):

  • The return of ISIS?
  • Ominous developments in the Middle East
  • The aftermath of the Khashoggi affair 

TONY BADRAN, Research Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Columnist and Levant Analyst for Tablet Magazine:

  • Hezbollah’s role in Yemen civil war
  • Is Trump’s reaction to Saudi Arabia valid?
  • Implications of current developments in Lebanon

JOSEPH HUMIRE, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, Former Director of Institute Relations at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Author of Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America (2014):

  • Where is Hezbollah operating in Latin America today?
  • How Venezuela aids terror organizations

With Bill Marshall, Fred Fleitz, Adam Kredo and Kevin Freeman

November 27th, 2018

BILL MARSHALL, as been an intelligence analyst and investigator in the government, the private sector, and the non-profit sector for 30 years, Senior Investigator for Judicial Watch:

  • Consequences of the numerous Clinton corruption cases
  • Details on the House IT Scandal

FRED FLEITZ, Incoming CEO & President of Center for Security Policy:

  • Russia’s current aggression towards Ukraine
  • Why freedom of navigation is essential for world trade
  • Prospects for upcoming G20 Summit

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Implications of Tehran’s nuclear arsenal ambitions
  • Iran in breach of Chemical Weapons Convention
  • Consequences of Putin propping up Assad’s regime

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:

  • Putin’s strategy in the natural gas market
  • Pipeline to open between China and Russia
  • How Central American caravan poses a threat to US security

With J. Michael Waller, Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Michael Cutler and Gordon Chang

November 26th, 2018

J. MICHAEL WALLER, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, Editorial Board Member of the NATO Defense Strategic Communications Journal, Senior Writer at the American Media Institute:

  • Prospects for the upcoming G20 summit
  • Implications of a possible EU Army
  • How the new Interpol management poses a risk

DR. PETER VINCENY 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:

  • NATO- Exercise Trident Juncture 18
  • Insights into what happened to the EMP Commission
  • The reality of the EMP threat we face from Pyongyang

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:

  • Significance of enforcing US border security
  • Consequences of incoming Central America originated caravan
  • How politics are trumping common sense

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

  • Upcoming meeting between Trump and Jinping
  • Implications of using retaliatory cyber attacks against China
  • Beijing’s controlling “social credit score” system

With Liz Yore, Diana West, Gordon Chang and David Goldman

November 21st, 2018

LIZ YORE, Attorney and International Child Rights Advocate, Head of End FGM Today:

  • FGM is no longer criminalized under federal law
  • Long-term physical and emotional impacts of FGM procedure
  • Significance of the ‘The Safe Act’ HR3317 

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at

  • How demographic changes have brought FGM to the United States
  • When did the fundamental transformation of America began?
  • White House asserts new standards for press corps 

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

  • What to expect from upcoming G20 meeting between Trump and Jinping
  • Implications of Beijing’s predatory trade practices
  • Chinese Confucius Institutes on American campuses

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

  • Why Saudi Arabia is currently a strategic US ally
  • Consequences of Hezbollah’s missile campaign against Israel

With Rosemary Gibson

November 20th, 2018

ROSEMARY GIBSON, Author of China Rx: Exposing the Risk of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine and Senior Advisor for the Hastings Center:

  • The degree to which American citizens depend on medication


  • Loss of production capabilities in the U.S. for penicillin, aspirin and Vitamin C
  • How the investment of billions of dollars in research and development in China assures future supply chain dominance
  • American companies’ willing wholesale transfer of intellectual property to Beijing
  • What is mechanism for FDA to assess and approve drugs manufactured outside the country?


  • How the “practice of deception” led to blood pressure medication infected with carcinogens
  • U.S. Military reliance on China for medical supplies
  • How China is trying to legitimize cartels through the U.S. court system
  • Disturbing pattern evident in several industries of state-sponsored and supported criminal cartels disrupting, dominating and displacing the most important American industrial sectors


  • What the average American can do to protect themselves
  • Steps the government can take to avoid drug shortages, protect the U.S. military and civilians, and diversify the drug supplier base