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Former US Ambassador to the UN JOHN BOLTON:

  • The crumbling state of Ukraine and the lack of response from the US government

  • U.S. inability to handle multiple international problems at once due to the ongoing hollowing out of the military—a world power should not need to pivot
  • The American stance in the Middle East and towards Iran
CHARLOTTE FLORANCE, Research Associate for Economic Freedom in Africa and the Middle East at The Heritage Foundation:
  • Key takeaways from the recent reelection of Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and the domestic challenges he will face during his next term. Is this ill, mostly-absent man being used by the Algerian military to maintain domestic stability?
  • Understanding the political and ideological transition underway between Islamists and secular groups within Algeria.
  • Algeria's role on the global market as a key natural gas surrogate to Russia
  • The ongoing violent rift between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic (CAR), and concern from neighboring states of a possible spill-over of violence
ADAM KREDO of the Washington Free Beacon:
  • More delays in the Guantanamo Bay pre-trials of some of the 9/11 perpetrators. Amidst claims that the FBI asked a defense attorney to act as an informant, relatives fear the federal government is purposefully trying to cause a mistrial and force a move to civilian court.
  • Questions over Iran's compliance with deal to scale back its nuclear weapons program
  • President Obama's upcoming visit to Asia and the importance of this trip in maintaining US allies in the region
  • A growing nationalistic outlook in China to make up for lagging economic growth, and the resulting changes in the political system that are leading it to resemble the old Mao regime

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Senator RON JOHNSON, representative of Wisconsin and member of the Foreign Relations and Homeland Security Committees, provides a first hand perspective of the recent congressional hearing over US intervention in Syria and shares his criticism of the lack of knowledge shown by the Obama administration. 

BING WEST, former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Author of "Into the Fire", raises the important unanswered questions with regards to US intervention in Syria; how is it possible to perform a surgical attack and change the calculus of Assad; who will take power after Assad; what will happen to the stockpile of chemical weapons after the US intervenes?

MARC THIESSEN, of American Enterprise Institute, expresses his advice to a possible strike upon Syria and who the US might be able to ally itself within Syria.

ADAM KREDO, senior writer for the Washington Free Beacon, offers his expertise on the ramifications of Syria providing Hezbollah with chemical weapons.

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ROBERT ZARATE, policy director of the Foreign Policy Initiative, explains his ideas as a signatory of a letter sent to President Obama last week, urging Congressional approval of a strike upon Syria.

HENRY SOKOLSKI, Executive director of the Nonproliferation policy Education center, analyzes US intervention in Syria and what it would take to truly rid the world of chemical weapons.

ANDY McCARTHY, of National Review Online, expresses his concern over what might come from a possible attack on the Assad regime in Syria.

GORDON CHANG, of Forbes and World Affairs Journal, discusses North Korea being the largest supplier of chemical weapons and nuclear technology, the Bo Xi Lai trial, the Philippines and Chinese relationship, and the decrease in the US Navy and what that will mean for Asia

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MICHELLE VAN CLEAVE, former counterintelligence executive and member of the Jack Kemp Foundation, dives into the US intelligence situation, looking at the damage done by Snowden and Manning and the history of checks and balances on covert organizations since the time of the Founding Fathers.

Dr. PAUL KENGOR, of Grove City College, reflects on the achievements made by the late Reagan-era Judge William P. Clark.

ADAM KREDO, of the Washington Free Beacon, examines the chemical weapons attacks in Syria and Al Jazeera entering the American market.

FRED FLEITZ, of, gives an overview of several events occurring throughout the world including; the recent chemical weapons attack in Syria, the Nidal Hasan trial and the new Saudi order.

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BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, gives a rundown of the events that transpired over the weekend in Egypt. He gives his insights on the new role of the Egyptian military, the future of democracy in the country as well as the role he thinks the Muslim Brotherhood will play in the future of Egypt.

KENNETH DEGRAFFENREID, Professor at the Institute for World Politics, gives a different perspective on the Edward Snowden case by looking at what he has calls the "rise of the lavatians"; people within the government who have no particular allegiance to the United States but feel its' their moral duty to show the world what they perceive as the government's wrongdoings.

ADAM KREDO, of the Washington Free Beacon, discusses the possibilities for how the US will respond to the change of power in Egypt, which hinges on whether or not the recent takeover by the military is deemed a revolution or a coup.

GORDON CHANG, of, peels back the layers to Snowden's background and looks at how his actions truly point to him being a traitor and not a whistle blower. He also looks at the importance of Africa to China and the United States.

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US Senator from Arkansas JOHN BOOZMAN explains the relevance and importance of helping military service members transition into civilian life with a bipartisan bill in the Senate, as well as the way investment in trade relationships with African nations can promote security and human rights.

ADAM KREDO of the Washington Free Beacon discusses the threat of Westerners becoming radicalized by the Syrian conflict.

Former Amb. JOHN BOLTON offers his predictions on what Obama will say about Guantanamo Bay during this afternoon’s speech at the National Defense University.

FRED FLEITZ of, talks with Frank about Guantanamo Bay and whether or not moving the prisoners incarcerated at the facility and closing it down is the best solution.

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United States Congressman LOUIE GOHMERT of Texas discusses the Boston bombing and the decision of when to Mirandize the surviving suspect.

ADAM KREDO of the Washington Free Beacon looks at the DHS's stockpiling of lethal rounds of ammunition, and whether this is simply a result of excessive waste or points to something more sinister.

KEVIN FREEMAN, founder of Freeman Global Investor Council, analyzes the mini "flash crash" that occurred on Wall Street this week, and explains how the incident highlights the wider problem of economic terrorism.

BILL GERTZ, writer for the Washington Times, discusses his article on the alarming shift in China's nuclear policy.

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Lt. Gen. JERRY BOYKIN discusses the Special Operations Speaks campaign that is calling for a full inquiry into the Benghazi attack of 9/11/12. He also goes over what little we know so far of the Boston terrorist attack that occurred yesterday.

Washington Free Beacon senior writer ADAM KREDO explains how US taxpayers are unknowingly providing money to terrorists.

LUKE BENCIE of Security Management International talks about the threat of economic espionage that advanced US businesses face, in particular from China, and the impact it has on US innovation.

In the wake of the Boston tragedy, former federal prosecutor ANDY McCARTHY reflects on the assault on U.S. freedoms, and in particular freedom of speech and right to bear arms, currently taking place in America.

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Richard Miniter guest hosts.

REBECCAH HEINRICHS of the Heritage Foundation explains that the different mindset with which nations such as Iran and North Korea view the world, and why a misunderstanding of that difference is leading the United States to willingly hollow out its military.

ANDY McCARTHY, former federal prosecutor and author of Spring Fever, talks about the ways in which groups like Hamas use our own civil liberties, such as free speech, against us. He also questions whether Brandenberg v. Ohio (1951) is suitable for dealing with 21st century international threats.

BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, a research fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses the European Union’s reluctance to classify Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon, reports on the absurd yet oft-repeated claim made recently by the Palestinian nonprofit group Miftah that the matzah bread eaten during Passover is made with the blood of Christians, and urges listeners to demand that Miftah issue an apology in Arabic.

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