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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

Zuhdi Jasser, Carina Tertsakian, Gordon Chang, Roger Noriega

July 29th, 2013 ·

Dr. ZUDHI JASSER, of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, gages the crisis in Egypt and how the violence occurring now against members of the Muslim Brotherhood is actually fueling their cause and legitimatizing them further in the country. Dr. Jasser also probes deeper into the dangers of the White House keeping company with radical Islamists and people who have known ties to radical apparatuses, like Huma Abedin.

CARINA TERTSAKIAN, senior researcher in Human Rights Watch's Africa division, digs deeper into the background of the M23 Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as sheds light on the atrocities that are occurring in the DRC and what, if anything, is being done to help the region.

GORDON CHANG, of, gives his insight on several different important issues critical to national security, including EMPs, where the U.S. stands with North Korea and the upcoming trip of Jimmy Carter to North Korea to negotiate the release of American Kenneth Bay, and what impact this visit could have.

ROGER NORIEGA, of InterAmerican Security Watch, examines the threats from the south of border-- namely, the North Korean vessel stopped in Panama containing missiles.

Tags: Gordon Chang · Roger Noriega · Zuhdi Jasser

Mark Krikorian, Roger Noriega, Larry Wortzel, Ambassador Dore Gold

July 10th, 2013 ·

MARK KRIKORIAN, of the Center of Immigration Studies, examines the up coming Immigration Reform bill discussion, looking closely at the Republicans' likelihood of defeating the bill and John Boehner's personal affiliation with the bill. Frank and Mark discuss Bill Kristol and Rich Lowry's recent immigration article, "Kill the Bill".

ROGER NORIEGA, of the American Enterprise Institute, looks at the decline of US supremacy, something that the United States used to enjoy in world affairs, while also looking to the future of Iran in Latin America and what the United States could do to counter this threat and make it obsolete.

LARRY WORTZEL, Commissioner of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Commission and former US military attache to China, discusses his new book The Dragon Extends it Reach: Chinese Military Power Goes Global. Frank and Larry also discuss Chinese Space endeavors, Chinese cyberwarfare, and Chinese nuclear capabilities.

Ambassador DORE GOLD analyzes the threats that Israel faces currently with the region's instability, as well as gives his outlook on the steps Israel and the United States need to take in order to prevent a worst-case scenario in the region.

Tags: Mark Krikorian · Roger Noriega

Mark Krikorian, Roger Noriega, Barry Rubin, Michael Bastasch

June 26th, 2013 ·

MARK KRIKORIAN, of the Center for Immigration Studies, pin points some of the issues wrong with the immigration bill now waiting to be passed as well as gives a brief overview of some of the changes this bill has outlined for immigration.

ROGER NORIEGA, of Inter-American Security Watch, gives a recap of some of this week's breaking developments in Latin America including the possibility of Ecuador granting Snowden amnesty, immigration and the new Iranian president's relationship with Cuba.

BARRY RUBIN, of the Gloria Center, digs deeper into the significance of Shiek Abdullah Bin Bayyah's recent visit to the White House and examines the prospect that the Obama Administration has allied with radical Islamists, an alliance that he has coined "the Obama Doctrine."

MICHAEL BASTASCH, of the Daily Caller, examines President Obama’s recent speech on the War on Coal, looking closely at the affects, the justification, and whether or not this plan can be brought to the world stage.

Tags: Mark Krikorian · Roger Noriega · Barry Rubin

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.

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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

Bill Gertz, Roger Noriega, Elaine Donnelly, Claudia Rosett

May 17th, 2013 ·

BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, goes over some of his most recently written articles regarding the missile defense program and subsequently the planned cuts the Obama Administration has in store for the defense program.

Former US Ambassador to the Organization of American States ROGER NORIEGA talks about the news that the leading opposition-run television station in Venezuela is being sold, after having withstood government pressure for years.

ELAINE DONNELLY, of the Center for Military Readiness, gives listeners and Frank a deeper look into the surging epidemic of sexual assault that is plaguing the U.S. Armed Forces at the moment.

CLAUDIA ROSETT of Foundation for Defense of Democracies talks with Frank about Richard Falk, a UN Human Rights Council special rapporteur, who last month publicly blamed the US for the Boston attacks. 

Tags: DefaultTag · Claudia Rosett · Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Elaine Donnelly

Caroline Glick, Zuhdi Jasser, Gordon Chang, Roger Noriega

May 6th, 2013 ·

CAROLINE GLICK, an American-Israeli Journalist and Senior Fellow for Middle East Affairs of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Security Policy sheds light on the recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria and provides an overview of the motives behind these strikes.

DR. ZUHDI JASSER of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy makes a case for finding allies within the Syrian opposition as well as explains the traps involved.

GORDON CHANG of discusses the potential for a “nuclear breakout” within the next five years as it becomes more and more likely that South Korea and Japan will attempt to acquire nuclear weapons of their own.

ROGER NORIEGA, Former US Ambassador, dissects in great detail how the dictatorial regime in Venezuela manipulated the recent election with the help of Cuba.  He also measures the resolve of the opposition and the outlook moving forward.

Tags: DefaultTag · Gordon Chang · Caroline Glick · Roger Noriega · Zuhdi Jasser

Clare Lopez, Roger Noriega, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Gordon Chang

April 29th, 2013 ·

CLARE LOPEZ, former CIA officer and Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, walks us through the traps of realistic contingencies in Syria.

ROGER NORIEGA of InterAmerican Security Watch warns that the new president of Mexico is making a “short term pact with the devil” that allows narco-traffickers to continue their work in exchange for a decrease in violence.

Chairman of the US House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs DANA ROHRABACHER makes the case for why the US should stay out of the conflict in Syria, arguing that there is no side that the US could support that would not turn against it in the long run.

GORDON CHANG, writer at, reports on the breaking story that North Korea is essentially creating a hostage situation by refusing to allow some South Korean citizens to leave the demilitarized zone between the two countries—a move that Chang believes points to North Korean threats being more than mere rhetoric.

Tags: DefaultTag · Gordon Chang · Clare Lopez · Roger Noriega · Rep. Dana Rohrabacher