Richard Miniter guest hosts.
Dr. PETER VINCENT PRY, president of EMPACT America, explains the ways that terrorists and hostile nations like North Korea could get a nuclear bomb or an EMP into the US, and what devastating impacts that would likely have.
ALANA GOODMAN, writer at the Washington Free Beacon, reports on the attempt by Bin Laden’s son-in-law’s defense attorneys to use sequestration as an excuse for delaying his trial on terrorism charges.
CLIFFORD MAY of Foundation for Defense of Democracies reflects on the lack of groups coming forward to take credit for the Boston terrorist attack, and puts it in the historical context of past atrocities.
LUIS FLEISCHMAN, author of the upcoming book Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era, discusses the role that Cuba played in the "triumph" of Chavisto candidate Nicolas Maduro in the recent Venezuelan election, and what role the island nation plays as a symbol of anti-Americanism in Latin America more broadly.
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Foundation for Defense of Democracies President CLIFFORD MAY critiques a recent article by Robert Kaplan, arguing that Islamists are united by their religion rather than by blood ties. May cites the hostility of Egyptian Islamists towards Egyptian Christians, with whom they share thousands of years of history and family ties, as an example.
ROBERT ZARATE, of the Foreign Policy Initiative, explains the impact that the threat of sequestration has already had on the U.S. military. Namely, the people in charge of national defense are unable to plan, and concern about the availability of funds harms our efforts to keep up with foreign militaries, such as China's.
DAVID NORTH of the Center for Immigration Studies discusses the dangers posed by the failure of ICE's Student and Exchange Visitor Program department to adequately screen foreigners who attempt to come to the U.S. on student visas.
Lignet.com's managing editor FRED FLEITZ talks about prospects for post-Chavez Venezuela.
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