Archive for the 'Henry Nau' Category

Congressman BRAD WENSTRUP representing Ohio's 2nd district:

  • Afghanistan's future, and the roles the US and the Taliban will play
  • Observations about the morale and suicide rate amongst young military veterans
  • The continuing hollowing out of the military and the possibility of more upcoming defense budget cuts

Dr. HENRY NAU, author of "Conservative Internationalism":

  • How the elements of conservative internationalism could help stabilize Ukraine if implemented properly and quickly
  • Evidence that Putin is taking advantage of America's weakness
  • Argument for the establishment of small but permanent NATO bases around Russia

ANDY MCCARTHY, former federal prosecutor:

  • President Obama's tendency to rewrite immigration and refugee laws
  • The mass trial in Egypt that has resulted in hundreds of court ordered death sentences
  • Secretary of State's John Kerry recent statement about a possible "Israeli apartheid"

GAL LUFT, co-director of the Institute for Analysis of Global security:

  • America's energy posture and the opportunities that natural gas and coal present
  • China's ability to warranty vehicles for methanol use, and the US's inability to do the same
  • Proposed South Korea-North Korea natural gas pipeline controlled by Russia

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Henry Nau

HENRY NAU, a former senior director for international affairs in the Reagan administration and professor at George Washington University, joins Secure Freedom Radio for a full hour to talk about some of the themes in his new book, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan.

Throughout the show, Dr. Nau outlines what "conservative internationalism" means. He talks about using free markets to encourage democratic perspectives in other countries. Dr. Nau describes the Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and more recently Reagan administrations as previous successes in conservative internationalism. Based on his own experience in government, Dr. Nau also shares his personal advice for the United States based on its current role in the world, especially in relation to China.

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RICHARD FISHER of International Assessment Strategy Center, talks about the current build-up of the Chinese military and their aggressive territorial actions in the North Sea and how he believes this points towards the startling revelation that the United States is currently engaged in a Cold War with China.  He also gives a brief prediction of what might happen at the upcoming weekend summit between President Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

HENRY NAU, professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs, looks back on Tom Donilin's tenure as Obama's national security advisor, and what can be expected when Susan Rice fills that position, based on her own track record as the US's Ambassador to the UN.

Retired Weapons Sergeant of US Army Special Forces, JIM HANSON, of, talks military sexual assault based on the latest Senate report. He also discusses Private Bradley Manning’s trial on Wiki leaks as well as Nidal Hasan’s trial and his newly adopted defense of murder justified by Islam.

DIANA WEST of The Death of The Grown Up and author of new book America Betrayal, discusses the failure by the American government to divulge the truth about the dangers of radical Islam as well as discusses the continuing integration of Sharia Law into American law, specifically looking at the case of the Fort Hood mastermind, Nidal Hasan.

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The Washington Freebeacon editor in chief, MATTHEW CONTINETTI explains the structural conundrum of the Republican party and their failure to attract groups who share their values.

Professor HENRY NAU of the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University illustrates the myriad correlations between the Obama administration’s foreign policy and increasing global unrest.

Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States, ROGER NORIEGA, just back from his testimony before Congress, reports on the strategic position of Hezbollah in the Americas.

FRED FLEITZ, director of the Langley Intelligence Group Network, spends his weekly visit with Frank discussing key new, unique, and significant developments in both the North Korean and Iranian nuclear threats.

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The Hoover Institute's HENRY NAU criticizes Obama's second inauguration speech for not giving more time to the extremely critical foreign policy issues the U.S. is now facing. As Obama pivots the military to Asia, our weakened force in the Middle East means we are increasingly giving in more to hostile countries like Iran. With the U.S. leaving power vacuums behind when it refuses to take charge in situations, we shouldn't be surprised when China and Russia begin taking our place.

MARK HELPRIN of the Claremont Institute discusses the likelihood of more Benghazis to come under the current administration and the surety of a future Iranian nuclear state.

STEVEN BUCCI, Director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation, argues that by more strictly regulating the internet, we'll end up with only fewer liberties and be no safer. Bucci also warns of the growing call to internationalize control of the internet by foreign nations that want their citizens to be kept from certain facts on political or religious grounds.

DIANA WEST, author of The Death of the Grown Up, talks about Hillary Clinton's work as the public face of the Obama administration's outreach to Islamists and Muslim Brotherhood members around the world.

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Debate Post Mortem:

It seems safe to say that among those who care and watch U.S. national security, last night’s presidential debate shed no light upon the current role of the U.S. in the world.  Even in a full hour of Secure Freedom Radio’s in depth post mortem on the debate, the sea of missed opportunities leaves much more to fathom.  We do begin, however, with Professor Henry Nau of the Hoover Institution and George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs.  Among this first round enumerating opportunities missed Henry points out that it is Russia and China who sustain the bad actors in Iran and Syria who did receive time at issue.

Next, Diana West, author of Death of the Grown-up, expresses her disappointment in Romney’s docile approach to the debate and his failure to go on the offensive against  of Obama’s foreign policy record.  West also talks about the strained condition of our military after more than ten years of fighting a war with no clearly articulated strategy.

Ted Bromund of the Heritage Foundation lays out the consequences of the Arms Trade Treaty respective to who may win the Presidential election despite the gaping lack of U.S. sovereignty and the role of the U.N. as topics in last night’s debate.

Andy McCarthy of National review online continues to enumerate the parade of lost opportunities to give due importance to national security issues and particularly the failure to challenge the president on Benghazi and on the arming of Al Qaeda in Syria.

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· GORDON CHANG analyzes the recent developments in the Chen Guangcheng affair.

Blind Dissident Says China Threatened to Kill Wife

· HENRY NAU explains the difference between liberal diplomacy and conservative diplomacy.

The Jigsaw Puzzle & the Chessboard

· REP. DANA ROHRABACHER discusses why he was told not to visit Afghanistan and what America must do in order to win the war.

Rep. Rohrabacher: U.S.-Afghan Strategic Partnership Agreement Represents Decade of Failed Nation Building; “...Taliban Return to Power is a Certainty”

· JIM HANSON talks about how Obama is using the military to campaign on victories that were not truly his.


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