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Andy McCarthy, Clifford May, Roger Noriega, Clare Lopez

August 6th, 2013 ·

ANDY McCARTHY, former federal prosecutor, discusses the start of the Nidal Hasan trial, as well as the situation in Egypt and the Islamist influences that still exist in the country.

CLIFFORD MAY, of the Foundation For Defense Of Democracies, gives a deeper analysis of the current threat posed by Al-Qaeda in the wake of a mass closure of US embassies and dispels the Obama administration's past suggestions that the core of Al-Qaeda had been diminished enough to not be a viable threat.

ROGER NORIEGA, of American Enterprise Institute, examines the political opposition in Venezuela and the status of the Maduro's government. Roger also examines Iran's presence in the Americas and the situation in Cuba with the resurgence of a Russian alliance.

CLARE LOPEZ, of Clarion, dissects the Iranian lobby in the United States and how the new Iranian President is anything from being moderate.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Clare Lopez · Roger Noriega · Cliff May

William Inboden, Jerry Brewer, Ronald Rychlak, Andy McCarthy

July 30th, 2013 ·

WILLIAM INBODEN, Director of the University of Austin’s Clemens Center, analyzes the meaning of Catherine Aston’s trip to Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood’s chances of regaining power.

JERRY BREWER of Criminal Justice International Associates reports on the scary facts that many Caribbean nations rely on the US Coast Guard to fight against drug traffickers and other “island-hopping” criminals, and that within a five year time span, over 1700 police officers in Puerto Rico were arrested.

RONALD RYCHLAK, Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi, gives insight into the content of his new book, “Disinformation: Former Spy Cheif Revelas Strategy for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism“. He explains the background of his book, who Ion Mihai Pacepa (the main subject of the book and the highest ranking defector from the former Eastern Bloc) is and how the practice of disinformation almost brought a structural collapse in the United States.

ANDY MCCARTHY, former federal prosecutor, examines the NSA data collection program and the recent vote to shut it down, as well as the status of the national security right and the failure to dig deeper into Huma Abedin’s connection to radical Islam.

Tags: DefaultTag · Andy McCarthy

John Fleming, Claudia Rosett, Andy McCarthy, Clare Lopez

July 23rd, 2013 ·

Congressman JOHN FLEMING, of the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana, gives his insight on the battle for religious freedom within the military. He also more deeply examines the Lacey Act and Americans being prosecuted on American soil with foreign laws.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, journalist in residence at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses her article, UNESCO's Grotesque Embrace of Che Guevara, looking deeper into the organization and what it truly stands for.

ANDY MCCARTHY, of the National Review Online, covers a variety of topics ranging from the meaning behind the Abu Ghraib prison escape to the reason why Samantha Power is losing support in the Senate.

CLARE LOPEZ. of, dissects the underlying agenda of the National Iranian American Council to promote the Iranian agenda in American foreign policy.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Claudia Rosett · Clare Lopez

Jim Inhofe, Matt Brodsky, Andy McCarthy, Diana West

July 16th, 2013 ·

Senator JIM INHOFE analyzes the impact sequestration and growing anti-defense rhetoric within the government is having on the military and other defense programs, specifically the missile defense program.

MATT BRODSKY, of the Jewish Policy Center, takes stock of several issues in the Middle East, including the significance of the Israeli Prime Minister's speech over the weekend, the problem with implementing democracy in Egypt, as well as the growing fear of Iranian actions in the region and the weakened stance the Obama administration is taking towards this threat.

ANDY MCCARTHY, former Federal Prosecutor, delves deeper into the Department of Justice's plan and desire to charge George Zimmerman with a civil rights crime and tackles the legal implications this could have.

DIANA WEST, author of American Betrayal, examines Huma Abedin's connection to terrorist networks and her current run for first lady of New York. Frank and Diana discuss the government's policy to cover up Saudi terrorist behavior and the actions of Sen. Bob Graham and reporters to remove this cover up.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Diana West · Matt Brodsky

Robert Springborg, Clare Lopez, Andy McCarthy, Lee Stranahan

July 9th, 2013 ·

ROBERT SPRINGBORG, professor of Naval Affairs at the Naval Graduate School, analyzes the Egyptian military, General al-Sisi and his relationship with Morsi, as well as Muslim brotherhood and Islamist influence/status within the Egyptian military.

CLARE LOPEZ, of the Center for Security Policy, takes a look at the events unfolding in Egypt today in relation to democracy and to American foreign policy. Specifically she looks at the influence that the Muslim Brotherhood and other radical Islamist groups wield in Egypt, the Middle East and in the United States.

ANDY MCCARTHY, of the National Review Online, breaks down the continuing role that radical Islam has in the Arab Spring and democracy in the Middle East as well as where he feels Egypt will move to in the aftermath of Morsi's ouster and the extreme violence that is currently shaking the country at its' core.

LEE STRANAHAN, of Breitbart News and founder film school boot camp, examines Guardian reporter Greenwald's involvement with Edward Snowden and the NSA leaks. Lee also examines Snowden’s remarks that this was a planned operation and Snowden’s search for asylum.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Clare Lopez

Jim Woolsey, Steven Bucci, Andy McCarthy, Claudia Rosett

June 25th, 2013 ·

Former Director of Intelligence JIM WOOLSEY assesses Snowden’s motives behind his release of classified information to the public, further characterizing his actions as part of a publicity stunt rather than the actions of a true whistleblower.

STEVEN BUCCI of the Heritage Foundation probes the legality of a country spying on its citizens and delves deeper into how these programs allow a country to gather the most effective intelligence to protect their citizens and mitigate outside threats.

ANDY McCARTHY, of National Review Online, analyzes Edward Snowden’s recent actions and the virtue of truth. He also turns his attention towards Congressman Sesenbrenner’s recent statement about the Patriot Act and President Obama’s intended action in Syria.

CLAUDIA ROSETT, of PJ Media and, examines climate change, the new immigration bill and the implications of the presence of Al Jazeera within the U.S.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Claudia Rosett · Jim Woolsey

Andy McCarthy, Roger Noriega, Michael Davidson, William Inboden

June 18th, 2013 ·

ANDY MCCARTHY, of National Review Online, examines the lose of influence the National Security right has experienced due to their growing silence on important issues and crisis' in the realm of American security.

ROGER NORIEGA, of American Enterprise Institute and InterAmerican Security Watch, analyzes the results of the recent election in Venezuela, looking in depth at the State Department’s reaction of the appointment of Nicolas Maduro as well as discusses plans for the Nicaragua Canal and Argentina’s relationship with Iran.

MICHAEL DAVIDSON, former CIA officer and author of Incubus, demonstrates that the only clear benefactors from Edward Snowden's disclosure of U.S. intelligence has been the Chinese government .

WILLIAM INBODEN, Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, examines Obama’s stance on foreign policy as well as the recent Iranian Presidential elections and international religious freedom, paying close attention to Sharia law and its’ effects on religious freedom throughout the Middle East.

Tags: DefaultTag · Andy McCarthy · Roger Noriega

Ralph Peters, Caroline Glick, Andy McCarthy, Joseph Schmitz

June 11th, 2013 ·

RALPH PETERS, of The New York Post talks about his latest book “Hell Or Richmond”. He takes a look at the recent shake up of the political appointments of Susan Rice and Samantha Power and what this means for U.S. interests within the UN and abroad.

CAROLINE GLICK of the Center for Security Policy critiques President Obama's nomination of Samantha Power as US Ambassador to the UN in light of her past remarks about the possible need for military intervention in Israel.

ANDY McCARTHY, of National Review, takes a legal approach to explain the recent NSA collection while looking deeper at what is truly protected by the 4th Amendment.

JOSEPH SCHMITZ, of the Center for Security Policy and former Inspector General, examines some of the most interesting points from his latest book, The Inspector General Handbook, including the details behind his allegations that Obama and Clinton have made deliberate efforts to keep fully constituted Inspector Generals from being appointed to vacant positions for over 4 years.

Tags: DefaultTag · Andy McCarthy · Caroline Glick · Ralph Peters

Roger Noriega, Dean Cheng, Andy McCarthy, Henry Sokolski

June 4th, 2013 ·

ROGER NORIEGA of American Enterprise Institute, in response to a new State Department report recently released, talks terrorists in the Western Hemisphere and Hezbollah’s actions south of the border.

DEAN CHENG of the Heritage Foundation's Asian Studies Center remarks on the recent US government report that openly accuses the Chinese of cyber-espionage, as well as China's announcement that it considers much of the South China Sea to be not just its exclusive economic zone, but its territorial waters—a possession which would give China the say over whether ships can sail through one of the most-trafficked waters in the world.

ANDY MCCARTHY of the National Review Online, gives a brief analysis on a variety of some of the biggest issues that the US is facing toward including the seeping in of Sharia law into American law, McCain's recent visit to Syria and how he views this as the start of a campaign to embroil the United States into another war.

HENRY SOKOLSKI, Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, explains why shifting American policy towards foreign countries seeking nuclear material is causing anger and confusion among the US Congress and American public.

Tags: DefaultTag · Henry Sokolski · Andy McCarthy · Roger Noriega · Dean Cheng

Barry Rubin, Clare Lopez, Andy McCarthy, Bruce Bechtol

May 28th, 2013 ·

BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, first talks with Frank about last week's speech made by President Obama, and then looks toward the future of Syria and Obama's views about the ideology driving the Muslim Brotherhood.

CLARE LOPEZ of the Center for Security Policy talks about the London terrorist attack, the ongoing rioting in Sweden, and how these incidents are evidence of a larger threat from jihadism.

ANDY MCCARTHY of the National Review Online gives his perspective on Obama's speech as well as looks at the brief meeting McCain held in Syria over the holiday weekend with the Free Syrian Army and questions why Republicans are so willing to follow and listen to McCain's outdated views in regards to the situation in Syria.

BRUCE BECHTOL, author of "The Last Days of Kim Jong-Il," explains how the last three years of Kim Jong-Il's regime are having a direct impact on what is happening now, both politically and militarily, in North Korea under the reign of his son and successor, Kim Jong-Un.

Tags: Andy McCarthy · Clare Lopez · Bruce Bechtol · Barry Rubin