Archive for the 'Luis Fleischman' Category

Andy McCarthy, former federal prosecutor:

  • Ahmed Abu Khatallah's first court appearance in the US, and the implications of his entry into the criminal justice system
  • Boehner's decision to sue Obama--assessing alternative methods to reign in the use of executive power

BRAD PATTY: former member of the Iraq Advisory Task Force:

  • Prospects for the emergence of, and the benefits of having, an independent Kurdistan in the Middle East
  • Ways US support for an independent Kurdish state could affect the rest of Iraq

Dr. LUIS FLEISCHMAN, author of "Latin America in the Post Chavez Era":

  • Analysis and status of a Venezuela sanctions bill in the U.S. Congress
  • Human rights in Venezuela
  • U.S. foreign policy role, strategy, and obligations in Latin America
  • U.S. interests in and national security threats from the Venezuelan regime and its relationships with Iran, Hezbollah, and the FARC

MICHAEL RUBIN, a former Pentagon official and author of "Dancing With the Devil":

  • The US intelligence failure of not detecting ISIS's plans for Iraq, and problems with the American response to the crisis
  • What can the US do at this point to help Iraq?

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SEBASTIAN GORKA, author of "Fighting the Ideological War," examines how the historical roots of Russia and Ukraine are reflected in their current conflict.

DIANA West, author of "American Betrayal," discuses Switzerland's recent vote capping the number of immigrants from the European Union.

Dr. LUIS FLEISCHMAN, senior adviser to the Menges Hemispheric Security Project and author of "Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era," weighs in on the political underpinnings behind the ongoing protests within Venezuela.

BILL ROGGIO, of the Long War Journal, discusses the characteristics of the Taliban in Pakistan and Syria, and what unique threats they pose to the US.

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MICHELLE VAN CLEAVE, former National Counterintelligence Executive under President George W. Bush, explains the unique difficulties caused by the ongoing Edward Snowden leaks.

CHARLES FADDIS, President of Orion Strategic Services, gives his insights on the possible motives that Mike Morell had to lie about the source of the Benghazi attacks.

GORDON CHANG, of, examines the economies of China and Japan and what the de-linking of the two means for future conflict in the region.

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, of CSP's Menges Hemispheric Security Project, postulates that radicals being trained in a Bolivian school purportedly run by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, in association with Hezbollah, may be used to support the floundering Maduro regime in Venezuela. CHARLES FADDIS, President of Orion Strategic Services, gives his insights on the possible motives that Mike Morell had to lie about the source of the Benghazi attacks.

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CHRISTIAN WHITON, of the DC International Advisory and former State Department Senior Advisor, gives context to President Obama’s recently announced appointment of Susan Rice to National Security Advisor.

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, discusses  the summit between President Obama and his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping.

DANIEL PIPES, President of the Middle East Forum, gives a historians perspective on Samantha Power’s appointment as UN Ambassador and what that means for future action within Syria. Frank and Daniel also discuss  Sunni and Shiite conflicts, and the recent uprising in Turkey.

Senior adviser for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, LUIS FlEISCHMAN, talks about his new book “Latin America in the Post Chavez Era: The Security Threat to the United States.” He gives an overview of whether or not Venezuela is still stuck in a post-Chavez era as well as an analysis on some of the most important topics currently found in the media including; the Venezuelan State Ministry’s newly released statement detailing their outlook on American-Venezuelan relations as well as the recently released State Department’s 2012 counter terrorism report.

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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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Former U.S. Senator from Arizona JON KYL explains the differences in America’s ability to defend itself according to respective administration’s priorities for missile defense and nuclear deterrence.

Senior adviser for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Dr. LUIS FLEISCHMAN lays out the global strategic importance of the Iranian access to Latin America post Chavez as well as the significance of the new Pope.

ILAN BERMAN of the American Foreign Policy Council breaks down Iran’s options and the difference between strategic and tactical implications of sanctions on their weapons program.

The director of the Langley Intelligence Group Network, FRED FLEITZ covers a menu of updates ranging from the Cypriot banking crisis to the new Russian bomber threat.

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