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Claudia Rosett, Diana West, Andy McCarthy, Ted Bromund

April 8th, 2014 ·

Journalist in Residence at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies CLAUDIA ROSETT runs through the international responses to Vladimir Putin's invasion of the Crimea. She highlights particularly the UN General Assembly's resolution condemning the invasion, which directly named Russia only once. Rosett also describes the effect the differences between US rhetoric and actions are having on China's military buildup.

DIANA WEST, author of "American Betrayal", examines Marxist sentiments found throughout the US. She argues that these feelings are a legacy of the US's failure to completely win the ideological battle of the Cold War.

ANDY McCARTHY, former federal prosecutor, offers his insight into the possible ramifications of further U.S. involvement in the Syrian conflict. He contends that this issue, in addition to the Russian-Ukraine conflict and the Israeli peace talks, comprise the top diplomatic failures of President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry.

TED BROMUND, senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, details the fundamental vagueness of the United Nations when addressing human rights standards in its Arms Trade Treaty. He further explains how this language may preclude future U.S. policies towards Israel and Taiwan.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Claudia Rosett · Diana West · Ted Bromund

Peter Roskam, Michael Rowan, Andy McCarthy, James Carafano

April 1st, 2014 ·

House Chief Deputy Whip Rep. PETER ROSKAM argues that the US-Israel relationship must be recognized as a mutually beneficial one, and that the Administration's actions are belying its words about that partnership.

MICHAEL ROWAN, columnist for Venezuelan newspaper "El Universal," reports on the violent protests in Venezuela, and examines how foreign actors are continuing their efforts to stoke the flames of chaos in that country.

Contributing editor at The National Review ANDREW MCCARTHY explores the difference between the intentions and capabilities of Vladimir Putin, and argues that willful blindness is the standard operating procedure in Washington to avoid politically risky situations like an aggressive Russia.

Dr. JAMES CARAFANO, vice president of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation, contends that Russia is not a global partner with the United States, but rather a global competitor to the United States. He goes on to discuss how the United States must interact with the Russian Federation in light of this reality.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · James Carafano

Caroline Glick, Christian Whiton, Zuhdi Jasser, Andy McCarthy

March 4th, 2014 ·

CAROLINE GLICK, author of the just-released book "The Israeli Solution," addresses the Obama Administration's policy towards Israel, analyzing the two countries' relationship in light of harsh comments recently made by President Obama to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.

CHRISTIAN WHITON, author of "Smart Power," gives his insight into what is prompting Vladimir Putin of Russia to likely take military action in Ukraine.

Dr. ZUHDI JASSER, founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, details his fight to stop pro-Islamist groups from portraying themselves as the face of American Muslims. 

ANDY MCCARTHY, of the National Review Online, delves deeper into how the US government could promote real democracy in the Middle East if it would look outside its friendships with the leaders of extreme radical groups, and if it would stop empowering these radical groups via foreign policy.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Caroline Glick · christian whiton · Zuhdi Jasser

Kori Schake, Chris Farrell, Matthew Continetti, Andy McCarthy

December 10th, 2013 ·

KORI SCHAKE, former director for Defense Strategy and Requirements on the National Security Council, discusses the similarities between President Obama's arguments for his inaction in Syria and his new agreement with Iran.

CHRIS FARRELL, of Judicial Watch, exposes the FBI's purging of training materials that anonymous subject experts deemed offensive to Islam.

MATTHEW CONTINETTI, Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Free Beacon, discusses the increasingly political nature of journalism under the Obama administration and what the implications are for a fair and balanced media.

ANDY MCCARTHY, of National Review Online, looks at the possibility of impeaching President Obama, how it would work, and what the implications would be.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Kori Schake

Andy McCarthy, Peter Huessy, Congressman Mike Pompeo, Congressman Rob Wittman

November 19th, 2013 ·

ANDY MCCARTHY, of the National Review Online, examines some of the legal ins and outs of Obamacare and how he believes America has been deceived.

PETER HUESSY, of GeoStrategic Analysis, assesses the U.S. nuclear triad, deterrence, and nuclear force reductions.

Congressman MIKE POMPEO, representing the 4th District of Kansas, reflects on the latest closed Congressional hearings on the Benghazi attacks.

Congressman ROB WITTMAN, representing the 1st District of Virginia, gives a detailed overview of how our military readiness is quickly deteriorating.

Tags: Andy McCarthy

With Ali Alfoneh, Fred Fleitz, Andy McCarthy, Gordon Chang

October 16th, 2013 ·

With Ali Alfoneh, Fred Fleitz, Andy McCarthy, Gordon Chang

ALI ALFONEH, a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses the domestic complications  in Iran that will prove to be the reason for skepticism for this week's nuclear negotiations in Geneva.

FRED FLEITZ, founder of, talks about Iranian sanctions, as well as China's effort to "de-Americanize" the world's currency.

ANDY MCCARTHY, of the National Review, explains the Abu Anas Al-Libi case that will be in federal court in New York this week.

GORDON CHANG, of, elaborates on his op-ed piece about the U.S. debt crisis, and the prospect that China won't buy more of our debt.

Tags: DefaultTag · Gordon Chang · Andy McCarthy · Fred Fleitz · Ali Alfoneh

Mark Thompson, Scott Truver, Col. Robert Spalding, Andy McCarthy

October 8th, 2013 ·

MARK THOMPSON, of Time Magazine, joins guest host BILL GERTZ to give his insights into this past weekend's Special Forces raids in Somalia and Libya.

SCOTT TRUVER, director of Gryphon Technologies' TeamBlue National Security Program, gives an in-depth analysis of the U.S. aircraft carrier fleet and the role it plays in American military operations.

ROBERT S. SPALDING III, a USAF Col. formerly vice commander of the 509th Bomb Wing, elaborates on a piece he wrote explaining the importance of the U.S. nuclear deterrent force and the problems with prevailing "Global Zero" views.

ANDY MCCARTHY, a former federal prosecutor and contributing editor with National Review, talks about the unconstitutional elements of Obama Care.

Tags: DefaultTag · Andy McCarthy · Mark Thompson · Scott Truver · Robert Spalding

Robert Zarate, Henry Sokolski, Andy McCarthy, Gordon Chang

September 3rd, 2013 ·

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

Tags: Gordon Chang · Henry Sokolski · Andy McCarthy · Adam Kredo

Senator Byron Dorgan, Roger Noriega, Andy McCarthy, Nina Shea

August 20th, 2013 ·

Former Senator and author of new book Gridlock , BYRON DORGAN, investigates the infrastructure vulnerabilities the United States faces with the growing EMP threat.

ROGER NORIEGA, of Inter American Watch and American Enterprise Institute, looks south of the border at the recent Gulf Cartel arrest in Mexico, Iran's presence in the region, and the rising distress in Brazil and Columbia.

ANDY MCCARTHY, of National Review Online, analyzes some of the issues and hurdles Egypt is facing currently in their quest for stability and ultimately democracy.

NINA SHEA, director of the Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute, examines the persecution of the Christians and other minorities throughout the Middle East, from the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt to the Islamist rebels in Syria. 

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Roger Noriega · Nina Shea · Byron Dorgan

Andy McCarthy, Jim Hanson, Diana West, Ryan Mauro

August 14th, 2013 ·

ANDY MCCARTHY, of National Review Online, looks at the implications of the recent turmoil in Egypt as well as the Islamic agenda of the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan.

JIM HANSON, of, scrutinizes the lack of media coverage for the Nidal Hasan trial.

DIANA WEST, confronts the controversy and criticisms surrounding the content of her new book, American Betryal: The Secret Assualt on Our Nation's Character.

RYAN MAURO, of Clarion, investigates Huma Abedin's past and her connection to Islamists groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Muslim Minority Affairs.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Jim Hanson · Diana West · Ryan Mauro