Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Brad Johnson, Gordon Chang and Capt. Jim Fanell (USN, Ret.)

June 10th, 2019

BRAD JOHNSON, Former CIA Clandestine Officer, Founder of Americans for Intelligence Reform:

  • Importance of Humint in age of decentralized threats
  • John Brennan’s “modernization” of intelligence and reduction of human intelligence

(PART TWO):

  • Brennan’s central role in the dissemination of the Steele dossier
  • Update on Sabrina DeSousa

 

GORDON CHANG, Author of The Coming Collapse of China, Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World and Losing South Korea:

  • 1-million-person protest in Hong Kong over Extradition Bill
  • What the Extradition Bill would mean for multi-nationals and business in Hong Kong
  • Debate within White House about exemptions for Huawei

Capt. Jim Fanell (USN, Ret.), former Director of Intelligence and Information Operations at the U.S. Pacific Fleet:

  • Near Navy collusion between U.S. and Russian vessels
  • Chinese aggression in the South China Sea
  • Beijing’s ‘unsinkable aircraft carriers’

With Phil Haney

June 7th, 2019

With Phil Haney

PHIL HANEY, Retired Homeland Security Officer, Author of National Security Meltdown and See Something, Say Nothing:

  • Career at DHS
  • What has led to the national security meltdown?

PART TWO:

  • Lengths national security officials eliminated information that did not fit a narrative
  • Brennan and Clapper’s role in purging Muslim Brotherhood intelligence

PART THREE:

  • How the San Bernardino attack could have been prevented
  • The process of jihadists’ radicalization
  • Should the Muslim Brotherhood be designated a terrorist organization?

PART FOUR:

  • How to reverse damage done to our national security
  • The damage the Muslim Brotherhood does to American Muslim communities

With Michael Walsh

June 6th, 2019

MICHAEL WALSH, Author of six novels, including two New York Times best-sellers, Latest book The Fiery Angel: Art, Culture, Sex, Politics and the Struggle for the Soul of the West (2018):

  • What’s at stake in the ‘Culture Wars’?
  • Commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day
  • How politics is culture

(PART TWO):

  • Has the willingness to sacrifice for our country declining?
  • Cumulative effects of cultural Marxism
  • Dangers of political correctness

(PART THREE):

  • Consequences of the radicalization of the American Left
  • Implications of the agendas of new Congressional staff members
  • The demise of the Democratic party

(PART FOUR):

  • Dissecting the Red-Green Axis
  • How can we prevent the demise of the American public?

With Paula DeSutter

June 4th, 2019

PAULA DESUTTER, United States Assistant Secretary for Verification, Compliance and Implementation from 2002 to 2009:

  • Is the U.S. still the world’s only superpower?
  • How Russia and China aim to intimidate and overpower America
  • An overview of the current U.S. adversaries

(PART TWO):

  • Dissecting the administrations’ objectives in arms control
  • How turning a blind eye to non-compliance encourages bad behavior

(PART THREE):

  • Implications of Beijing’s buildup and concealment of nuclear forces
  • Characterizing the Chinese threat
  • Why strong missile defense is critical to U.S. national security

(PART FOUR):

  • The recent escalation of tensions on the Persian Gulf
  • Why Bolton’s Iran policy is working

With Fred Fleitz, Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman and Robert Charles

June 3rd, 2019

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • How American power and influence has historically been a force for liberty and freedom
  • Remembering D-Day as 75th anniversary nears
  • Consequences of escalating tensions on the Persian Gulf 

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre
  • Dissecting Kim Jong Un’s reported purges 

KEVIN FREEMAN,  Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • The current state of the U.S.-China trade war
  • Will Trump be able to persuade allies to avoid Huawei contracts?
  • Would China engage in underwater-warfare?

ROBERT CHARLES, Former Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the Bush Administration, Author of Eagles and Evergreens:

  • The crisis at our southern border
  • Remembering D-Day as 75th anniversary approaches
  • Implications of Mexico’s asylum laws
  • Has Robert Mueller been show-boating?

With Bill Gertz, Todd Bensman, Dr. Harold Rhode and Michaela Dodge

May 31st, 2019

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age (2016):

  • Why we must investigate motives behind anti-Trump conspiracy
  • The current state of the Chinese nuclear arsenal

TODD BENSMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • The crisis at our southern border
  • Implications of U.S. asylum policy
  • Dangers of large numbers of convicted terrorists being released in the U.S.

DR. HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense, Author of Modern Islamic Warfare: An Ancient Doctrine Marches On (2017):

  • President Trump’s successful Iran policy
  • Escalating tensions on the Persian Gulf
  • Dissecting Israel’s election process

MICHAELA DODGE, Senior Policy Analyst, Defense and Strategic Policy at the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation, Former National Security Fellow with the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Former Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute:

  • Russia’s engagement in low-yield nuclear testing
  • Why the U.S. must improve deterrence capabilities
  • Dangers of China’s nuclear arsenal buildup

 

 

  With Hans Von Spakovsky, Steven Mosher, David Goldman and Dr. Lawrence Sellin

May 30th, 2019

 

HANS VON SPAKOVSKY, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation, Former Member of the Federal Election Commission:

  • Implications of Robert Mueller’s press conference
  • Prospects of impeachment hearings
  • The anti-Trump conspiracy continues

STEVEN MOSHER, President of the Population Research Institute, Author of A Mother’s Ordeal: One Woman’s Fight Against China’s One-Child Policy:

  • 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre
  • The reality of the Chinese threat
  • The current state of the U.S.-China trade deal

DAVID GOLDMAN, Author of How Civilizations Die, Best known for his series of essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler:

  • An overview of Beijing’s economy
  • Xi’s goal to replace the dollar as world reserve currency
  • Dissecting the Taiwan question

DR. LAWRENCE SELLIN, Author of Restoring the Republic: Arguments for a Second American Revolution, Retired Colonel with 29 years of service in the US Army Reserve, Veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq:

  • A review of the leaked Syria Chemical Investigation Memo
  • The current state of South Asia
  • China’s involvement in India-Pakistan conflict

With Diana West, Joe Bosco, Gordon Chang and Raheem Kassam

May 29th, 2019

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown UpAmerican Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Implications of the betrayal of U.S. POWS/MIAS

JOE BOSCO, Former China Country Director, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Member of the U.S.-China task force at the Center for National Interest:

  • A review of Henry Kissinger’s China policy
  • How Beijing is enabling North Korea’s nuclear program
  • The reality of the threat we face from China

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • Beijing’s monopoly of rare-earth minerals
  • The Trump administration’s Taiwan policy
  • The current state of the U.S.-China trade deal

RAHEEM KASSAM, Shillman-Ginsburg Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Chief Advisor to UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farrage, Author of Enoch Was Right: ‘Rivers of Blood 50 Years On’:

  • Dissecting the recent European parliamentary elections
  • What to expect from Theresa May’s successor

With Fred Fleitz, Ken Timmerman, Kevin Freeman and Sam Faddis

May 28th, 2019

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • Why a strong U.S.-Japan relationship is crucial
  • Trump open to bilateral meeting with Iranian President
  • Implications of North Korea’s recent missile tests

KEN TIMMERMAN, President and CEO of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran, Author of Deception: The Making of the YouTube Video Hillary and Obama Blamed for Benghazi, Author of Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi, Nationally recognized investigative reporter:

  • High-ranking Iranian official defects to U.S.
  • Why regime change is essential in Iran
  • Dissecting the recent elections in France

SAM FADDIS, Former CIA Ops Officer, Spent twenty years as an Operations officer in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe., Former Candidate for Congress, Senior Subject Matter Expert at Axon/Lockheed Martin, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA (2009):

  • John Brennan’s involvement in anti-Trump conspiracy
  • Brennan and Clapper lash out at Trump for declassifying 2016 election intelligence

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Creator of Global Economic Warfare.com, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Beijing’s plan to replace the dollar as global reserve currency
  • The current state of the U.S.-China trade deal
  • Implications of Chinese government ties to Huawei

With Sasha Gong, Bill Gertz, Claudia Rosett and J. Christian Adams

May 24th, 2019

SASHA GONG, Former VOA’s China Branch Chief, Author of “Born American: A Chinese Woman’s Dream of Liberty”:

  • Voice of America employee accusations
  • How China spreads propaganda in the U.S.
  • Implications of Beijing engaging in information warfare against America

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age (2016):

  • How Russia and China are enabling Pyongyang’s nuclear program
  • Why we must act against Beijing’s proliferation activities
  • Why North Korea’s short-range missiles are significant

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Foreign Affairs columnist at Forbes.com, Blogs at “The Rosett Report” at PJ Media:

  • Huawei’s predatory agenda
  • The dangerous threat China poses to the U.S.
  • Theresa May resigns from office as UK Prime Minister

J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS, Election lawyer served in the Voting Rights Section at the U.S. Department of Justice, Author of New York Times bestseller Injustice: Exposing the Racial Agenda of the Obama Justice Department, Columnist at PJ Media:

  • The Left’s engagement in defamation campaigns
  • The efforts to silence conservative organizations
  • Implications of the selective outrage over Attorney General Barr