Archive for the 'Thomas Donnelly' Category

With Elaine Donnelly, Thomas Donnelly, Clare Lopez, and Fred Fleitz.

ELAINE DONNELLY, the founder and president of the Center for Military Readiness, discusses with Frank how the current administration is forcing its social agenda upon the military with Leon Panetta's announcement yesterday to open all combat jobs in the military to women.

THOMAS DONNELLY, the AEI Director of the Center for Defense Studies, explains how sequestration will impend the military's readiness creating a hollow force and supportive civilian industry.

CLARE LOPEZ, a senior fellow at, examines Hillary Clinton's Senate hearing from yesterday and explains how the current administration is just beginning to realize that they have opened 'a Pandora's box' with the aid that they provided to depose Libyan dictator Gaddafi.

Finally, FRED FLEITZ, from, analyzes everything from how the administration lied about Benghazi, to instability in Tunisia, and finally the threat of a successful North Korean long-range missile test by the end of the year.

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Faith McDonnell, the director of Religious Liberty at the Institute on Religion and Democracy sheds light on the seriousness in the genocide in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and the fight between the North and South. McDonnell goes on to explain that this is an attempt by the government to force Islamization and Arabization. Why is the government forcing its people to give up their identity as Africans? How is the U.S. responding to this crisis in Sudan?

The Muslim Brotherhood now controls the Egyptian Parliament, and is putting forth a candidate for the presidency in Egypt. Cynthia Farahat explains how this is creating a rift between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood What is the future of the Secular movement in Egypt? Is the U.S. support the Secular movement? There is a personal struggle between the head of Egyptian intelligence and the head of the military, what will the implications be of such a struggle?

Rep. Paul Ryan calls his budget plan “the path to prosperity, but it could be termed as well the path to security.” Thomas Donnelly analyzes the Ryan budget and its impact on our economy and security. Is the Ryan budget a way to downsize our government without jeopardizing our defense plan?

Dr. Zuhdi Jasser was recently appointed to the Commission in International Religious Freedom. He deliberates whether the commission will be able to do its work and effectively appraise religious persecution around the world. Dr. Jasser discusses his aspirations as to what he wishes to accomplish on the commission.

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