Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Andy McCarthy, Rowan Scarborough and Diana West:

June 28th, 2017

ANDY MCCARTHY, Contributing Editor of National Review, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York:

  • Response to the Trump investigations and Comey firing
  • Comey’s influence on Robert Mueller and his investigation


  • Attorney General Sessions’ recusal from the Russia investigation
  • Difference between counterintelligence investigations and criminal investigations
  • Supreme Court ruling on President Trump’s immigration pause

ROWAN SCARBOROUGH, National Security writer at the Washington Times: 

  • Social engineering in the military
  • The future of these programs under Secretary Mattis
  • Iranian and North Korean ballistic missile coordination
  • John Brennan’s role in politicizing the Intelligence Community

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

  • Susan Rice’s role in the DNC hacking and her undisclosed documents
  • Aryaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Nomani’s confrontation at a Senate Hearing

With Richard Pollock, Hans von Spakovsky, George Rasley and Kevin Freeman:

June 28th, 2017

HONS VON SPAKOVSKY, Senior Legal Fellow at the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation:

  • Supreme Court’s decision to allow partial enforcement of President Trump’s immigration pause
  • The Gill vs. Whitford Case
  • Possible Presidential run by Eric Holder

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of “Economic War Room” on The Blaze TV:

  • Disconnect between President Trump and Secretary Tillerson on Qatar policy
  • Qatar’s connection to economic crises in 2008
  • Cyber-attack on British Parliament

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • Formal Inquiry by State Department into whether or not Hillary Clinton should retain clearance
  • Similarities between the Clinton Foundation and the McCain Institute

GEORGE RASLEY, Managing Editor of Conservative HQ:

  • Was the Supreme Court’s ruling a win for Trump?
  • Will the Trump Administration be deterred from ‘extreme vetting’?
  • Terrorism funding through Obama administration grant programs

With Gordon Chang, Michael Cutler, Anders Atencio, and Ingrid Carlvist

June 26th, 2017

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor:

  • U.S. alliance with India 
  • New Delhi's counter-terrorism efforts 
  • The murder of Otto Warmbier

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services:

  • Hezbollah’s cells in South America and the United States
  • Known terrorist’s path to citizenship and “insider threats”
  • How terrorists gain easy access into the U.S. through the Visa Waiver Program

ANDRES ATENCIO, Venezuelan Pro-Democracy Activist:

  • Current state of affairs in Venezuela 
  • Growing levels of opposition to the Venezuelan government
  • How the U.S. should respond to the Maduro regime

INGRID CARLQVIST, Free-lance journalist in Sweden:

  • The “civil war” in Sweden
  • The lack of will to fight against the tide of “Sharia warriors”
  • Inability of Stockholm’s “feminist government” to address the threat

With Ken Timmerman

June 16th, 2017

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

  • JCPOA: a ‘dangerous illusion’
  • The likelihood of the Iranians actually complying with the nuclear agreement
  • Tehran’s missile program


  • Iranian naval aggression in the Persian Gulf
  • Tehran’s regional ambitions
  • Qasem Soleimani’s powerful political and military influence in Iraq


  • Qatar's alignment with Iran
  • Rumored presence Iranian military forces in Qatar
  • Moscow's claim it killed ISIS leader al-Baghdadi
  • Russia’s growing influence in the Middle East


  • Comey’s role in the Clinton email scandal
  • Can Robert Mueller conduct his investigation in a impartial manner?
  • Where does the Russia investigation go from here?

With Fred Fleitz, Dale Wilcox, Matthew Trymand, and John Ligato

June 15th, 2017

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

  • Takeaways from Attorney General Session’s testimony
  • Special Investigator Mueller’s conflict of interest
  • Insight into North Korea’s release of Otto Warnbier

DALE WILCOX, Executive Director of the Immigration Reform Law Institute former state director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform:

  • The Southern Poverty Law Center’s definition for a hate group
  • History of the SPLC and what it focuses on for legal action

MATTHEW TRYMAND, Serves as Deputy Director of American Transparency/ at the Atlas Network:

  • Trymand’s lawsuit against members of the Polish media
  • The defamatory comments made against Matthew
  • Resistance by the media to the conservative government in Poland
  • George Soros’ influence over the European media

JOHN LIGATO, USMC Veteran, Former FBI Agent, Author of Dirty Boys and the Near Enemy: A John Booker Thriller:

  • How FBI agents within the Bureau felt about former director Comey’s leadership
  • The relationship between FBI agents in the field and FBI headquarters
  • How the FBI can redeem its reputation with the public

With Kevin Freeman

June 14th, 2017

KEVIN FREEMAN, Host of “Economic War Room” on the Blaze TV, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Quantum computing: how it works and the short-term capabilities
  • Potential dangers of this new technology


  • Saudi Arabia’s manipulation of the oil and stock markets
  • Goldman Sachs and their influence over Riyadh’s decisions


  • Basis of the Gulf states’ actions against Qatar
  • S. Al Udeid Air Base
  • The growing relationship between Doha and Tehran
  • Russia arming the Venezuelan military


  • Attempted hacking of the Heritage Foundation
  • Who are the likely suspects for the DNC and Heritage Foundation Hackings?
  • New threats to the United States infrastructure and grid
  • President Trump’s relationship with the Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen

With Representative Chris Stewart (UT-02) and Diana West

June 13th, 2017

REP. CHRIS STEWART, member of the House Appropriations Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Why there is reason to be skeptical of the effect of Russian hacking attempts
  • The current status in Qatar and what it means for U.S. assets
  • How the recent terror attacks in Britain may have affected the British election
  • Possible Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea

DIANA WEST, syndicated columnist, author of American Betrayal and Death of the Grown Up:

  • An analysis behind the lack of investigation by the FBI into DNC servers
  • History of the investigation into the DNC hacking
  • Background on Crowdstrike, who supplied information to the FBI


  • Is the FBI handling other counterintelligence investigations in a similar way?
  • Unsolved murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich
  • The takeaway from neither political party fully investigating the DNC leaks


  • The partisan effort to discredit President Trump during the Russia investigation
  • Conflicts of interest Special Investigator Robert Mueller may have
  • The British elections and future policies against terrorism

With Dr. James Mitchell and Brigitte Gabrielle

June 12th, 2017

JAMES MITCHELL, author of Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying to Destroy America:

  • Nature of the terrorist attacks in Britain
  • Terrorism and its connection to Islamic ideology
  • Attempts by Jihadists to implement Sharia Law in the West


  • The effect political correctness has on the mindset of Jihadists
  • How jihadists exploit Western values
  • 23,000 suspected jihadists under surveillance by British authorities 


  • Political will in the United States to combat Islamic terrorists
  • Saudi Arabia’s role in the rise of terrorism
  • Solutions to the crisis the Western world faces

BRIGITTE GABRIELLE, founder and chairman of ACT for America:

  • Why the United States must engage Sharia supremacists
  • How Sharia law is manifesting itself in the United States
  • The movement against Islamism  
  • Recommendations for the Trump Administration

With Pete Hoekstra, Daniel Horowitz, Kyle Shideler and Bill Gertz

June 9th, 2017

PETE HOEKSTRA, Shillman Senior Fellow at the Investigative Project on Terrorism:

  • James Comey’s admits to leaking classified information to the press
  • Robert Muller’s close relationship with Comey
  • What Comey’s testimony means for Trump 

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review:

  • President Trump’s amnesty for 125,000 illegals in 3 months
  • Importing ‘Middle East Values’
  • Next debt ceiling battle 

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at The Washington Times:

  • Takeaways from James Comey’s testimony
  • Chinese build-up of military facilities in Subic Bay
  • Connections between Beijing spy agency and cyber security firm
  • Russian test of hypersonic cruise missile

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

  • Update on the Qatar-Gulf crisis
  • Qatar’s defense agreements with Turkey and Iran
  • Two American citizens arrested for being Hezbollah operatives

With Giulio Meotti, John Ligato, Hans von Spakovsky and Fred Fleitz

June 8th, 2017

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

  • Developments and key takeaways from the Comey Testimony
  • What should be done after the wave of attacks in Britain
  • The terror attacks in Tehran and what it means for Iranian policy

HONS VON SPAKOVSKY, Senior Legal Fellow at the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation:  

  • Former FBI Director Comey’s testimony before Congress
  • FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray                                  
  • DOJ pressing forward with cutting off discretionary federal grants to sanctuary cities 

GIULIO MEOTTI, Cultural Editor for Il Foglio, author of A New Shoah: The Untold Story of Israel’s Victims of Terrorism:

  • 70,000 radicalized Muslims being watched by European countries
  • Upheaval of Europe’s demographics and culture
  • The response, or lack thereof, by leaders of the free world

JOHN LIGTO, USMC Veteran, Former FBI Agent, Author of Dirty Boys and The Near Enemy: A John Booker Thriller:

  • Arguments against the ‘lone wolf’ theory
  • The role mosques play in radicalization
  • Comey’s FBI leadership and effects on the reputation of the bureau 
  • Insight into President Trump’s pick for FBI—Christopher Wray