Archive for the 'Fred Grandy' Category

US Congressman MIKE ROGERS of the third district of Alabama explains why he proposed an amendment (now successfully passed) to the Defense Appropriations bill for 2014 in response to President Obama's lack of clarity on how he plans to carry out the treaty obligations of New START.

PAULINE OLVERA, of the Colorado Hispanic Republicans, explains the need for the Immigration narrative to be changed and for countries' governments like, Mexico, to be held accountable for their citizens overwhelming desire to immigrate to the United States in search of better living and work conditions.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, examines the Russian reset, Russia's decision to not return Snowden to the US and President Obama's plan of nuclearization.

FRED GRANDY, of the Center for Security Policy, gives his take on several different issues including; Benghazi, NSA and privacy and Huma Abedin.

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ROSEMARY JENKS of Numbers USA takes an in depth look at the immigration reform bill currently within the House. She examines John Boehner’s intentions and connection to the bill, as well as President Obama’s involvement and what the success of the bill will mean for the Republican party and the American public in general.

REGGIE LITTLE JOHN of Women's Rights Without Frontiers explores the implications of the one child policy in China, including the impact the gender imbalance and resulting surplus of single men can possibly have in the international arena and the domestic issues that it causes for China.

FRED GRANDY, of the Center for Security Policy and former US Congressman from Iowa, highlights a variety of national security issues currently in the spotlight, including the immigration bill, the nomination of Samantha Power, and the current chaos and shift in Egypt.

BILL GERTZ of the Washington Free Beacon gives an update on the Edward Snowden affair and how Russia is capitalizing on the situation to further constrict freedoms in the country, as well as looks at Chinese nuclear proliferation and how this poses a very large problem for the United States.

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TOM COLE, Congressman of the 4th District of Oklahoma, discusses the recent change in U.S. policy with regards to the civil war in Syria and speaks towards the capability of the U.S. military after recent budget and training cuts.

JOHN HANNAH, of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, reflects on yesterday's announcement by the Obama administration that it considers the Syrian government to have crossed a "red line" through its use of chemical weapons.

FRED GRANDY, of the Center for Security Policy, talks about U.S. intervention in Syria and evaluates whether or not it is the right course of action to take. He also looks as the  recently announced scandal within the State Department of government officials’ partaking in prostitutes, as well as the on going failure of the media to act as a governmental watch dog.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, analyzes the damage done by Edward Snowden’s release of classified information as well as looks to other matters of national security including; the recent Chinese submit, Chinese cyber attacks and the military and nuclear capabilities of the U.S.

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Provocative weakness - A neglected nuclear deterrent; Hagel’s announcement of more defense cuts; and an administration that ideologically opposes missile defense and favors unilateral arms reduction:  How have the signals coming out of Washington emboldened the resolve of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un?  BILL GERTZ of the Washington Free Beacon reports on intermediate range missile tests by North Korea, U.S. bomber flights, the state of play, and the strategic context.

Former U.S. Senator from Iowa FRED GRANDY explains his belief that Kim Jong Un is crazy in a cunning way, and why the U.S. is right to be worried about North Korea.

Former Assistant Secretary of State for Hemisphere Affairs ROGER NORIEGA gives an update on the upcoming Venezuelan presidential election, particularly how candidate Nicolas Maduro is failing--hilariously--to convince voters that he will be a new Hugo Chavez.

MARK LANGFAN lays out the tactical realities of the threat to Israel of Katusha rockets fired from Gaza and Lebanon. A strategic reality follows that if the West Bank is left to a Palestinian authority to police, the smuggling of Katusha mimicked there would put Israel’s major population centers vulnerable to chemically armed Katusha rockets at a rate which the current Iron Dome system could not sustain a desirable success rate.

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Center for Security Policy Senior Fellow FRED GRANDY breaks down the week's foreign policy events from the Morsi government's crack down in Egypt to the President's warming rhetoric for Israel.

Authors JOSEPH CONNOR and MICHAEL DUNCAN discuss their new book The New Founders and how U.S. Founding principles continue to have a bearing on U.S. national security.

Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States ROGER NORIEGA discusses that organizations lack of U.S. influence, the state of the Cuban regime, and current flux in Venezuela.

Washington Free Beacon editor BILL GERTZ reports on Chinese espionage in it's various forms as well as a renewed diplomatic offensive by the Russians and Chinese to further the diminished U.S. missile defense program.

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Broadcasting from CPAC:

Frank is Joined by Rosemary Jenks, Fred Grandy, Bill Gertz, and Rick Santorum.

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Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society EMILY DYER  discusses the findings of her newly released report "Al-Qaeda in the United States." Among the most prominent findings were statistics showing that over half of Al-Qaeda related offenses committed in the US were by citizens, over a third of whom were born in the country. This, and the fact that the majority were also either well educated or employed and not actually on the fringes of society, requires a need to change our perception of terrorists, argues Dyer.

The trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in Manhattan comes with a list of factors and serious implications.  Among them is the  inability to gain intelligence from him about his protection and harbouring by the Iranian regime.  That is an opportunity that would be afforded in a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay.  The Center for Security Policy’s Senior Fellow for National Security Affairs, FRED GRANDY assesses these factors and weighs in on the would-have-been healthy national debate on drone policy.

As the drama unfolds for in the wake of the death of Hugo Chavez, JOSE CARDENAS of Vision Americas walks us through the factions of the regime and elements of Cuban influence.  Will U.S. policy makers be able to grasp the state of play in a way that helps them avoid legitimating a legacy of oppression?

Is the Asia Pivot cancelled? What has become of our nuclear arsenal and missile defense after the success of Russian diplomacy and the failure of the Reset?  BILL GERTZ of the Washington Times and the Washington Free Beacon covers an array of topics that are crucial "Inside the Ring."

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With Sebastian Gorka, Fred Grandy, Bill Gertz, and James Carafano. Rich Miniter guest hosts with co-host Jacki.

What happens to regional stability when the U.S. acts without, “overarching doctrines and strategies?”  SEBASTIAN GORKA of Foundation for Defense of Democracies and author of Fighting the Ideological War: Winning Strategies from Communism to Islamism, makes the necessary distinctions concerning Syria’s war to understand the absence of strategy in the role of the United States and the consequences there of.

Former Iowa congressman FRED GRANDY expresses his fear that the $60 million in aid the U.S. is planning on giving to the Syrian rebels is in fact going to the wrong sorts of people. Namely, Islamists who will eventually turn against the United States.

BILL GERTZ of The Washington Times explains that because China is going beyond maritime harassment of Japan to actually moving weapons across the, the likelihood of the US getting involved because of our mutual defense treaty with Japan is greatly increasing.

On the day that sequestration is set to go into effect, JAMES CARAFANO of the Heritage Foundation predicts that in the long run the US will actually end up spending more on defense. Already military training, and from their preparedness, has been hurt by the budget cuts already made pre-sequestration.

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With Fred Grandy, Yoram Ettinger, Fred Fleitz, Bill Gertz.

FRED GRANDY, former Congressman from Iowa, predicts that unless a shocking revelation about Hagel's political or personal life comes to light within the next few days, Chuck Hagel will be confirmed as the new Secretary of Defense.

Shortly before Obama's trip to Israel, YORAM ETTINGER of the Ariel Center offers his hopes that this time Obama will not mistakenly equate a solution to the Israel-Palestine dispute with a solution for peace throughout the entire region.

FRED FLEITZ of offers the breaking news that Iran may have enough enriched uranium for up to eight nuclear bombs.

BILL GERTZ of the Washington Times talks with Frank about Obama's soon-to-be-announced push for unilateral disarmament of the United States' nuclear force by up to a third--even as Russia and China both increase their own stockpiles.

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