With Gordon Chang, Fred Fleitz and Jenny Beth Martin

GORDON CHANG, Contributor, Daily Beast, Author, “The Coming Collapse of China,” “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes the World, "Losing South Korea," and "The Great US-China Tech War," @Gordongchang

Part 1: 

  • From the start, Beijing's arrogance was on full display during the first day of talks between Secretary Antony Blinken, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and their Chinese counterparts in Alaska
  • Why was the Chinese side so arrogant?
  • Gordon Chang argues that Secretary Blinken performed admirably when rebutting Chinese retorts
  • Chang: The policies of the Biden administration will not be those of Sec. Blinken

Part 2: 

  • Chang finds that the US needs to adopt a more Reagan-era mentality when confronting China - "we win, they lose"
  • For the leadership in Beijing, the window of opportunity in China is closing fast
  • Psychological trauma from dark episodes in the nation's modern history, such as Mao's Great Leap Forward, is still prevalent in China

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO, Center for Security Policy, former Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency, former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton, State Department, Author, "The Coming North Korean Nuclear Nightmare," @FredFleitz

  • The US government’s 2017 assessment on electoral interference in the 2016 election flaunted numerous intelligence standards and procedures
  • The 2020 report puts an undue heavy emphasis on Russian interference while glossing over Chinese-led influence operations
  • Fred Fleitz: The House Intelligence Committee is a lost cause

JENNY BETH MARTIN, Co-Founder, Tea Party Patriots, Author, “Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution,” @jennybethm 

  • The For the People Act would eliminate voter ID requirements country-wide and allow states to automatically register voters using federal databases
  • Jenny Beth Martin: Voting is a sacred civil liberty
  • Martin talks about the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, and why this crime should not be made a political issue
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