Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Diana West, Dr. Harold Rhode, Robert Charles and Gordon Chang

August 1st, 2018

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at

  • Various strains of leftist parties
  • Defining democratic socialism
  • Dangers posed by the red-green axis

DR. HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense:

  • Growing threats against Israel
  • The current status of the Hashemite Kingdom
  • Significance of Trump’s Iran policies                                                                                     

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:

  • Why a physical wall would improve border security
  • Cameras on the border, a partial solution?    

GORDON CHANG, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China” and “Nuclear Showdown; North Korea Takes on the World:”

  • Consequences of China’s intellectual property theft
  • Is NK on the path to denuclearize?

With Dan Goure

July 31st, 2018

DAN GOURE, Vice President of the Lexington Institute, Member of the 2001 Department of Defense transition team, Spent two years in the U.S. government as the director of the Office of Strategic Competitiveness in the Office of the Secretary of Defense:

  • Russian attacks on US infrastructure
  • The vulnerability of US electric grid                                                                         


  • What is electro-magnetic pulse?
  • How to improve infrastructure capabilities
  • The threat posed by Iran


  • Trump’s willingness to sit down with Rouhani without preconditions
  • The state of US missile defense


  • President Trump’s ‘space force’ proposal
  • Why we must modernize our military

With Steven Mosher

July 30th, 2018

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

  • What is ‘China’s Dream’?
  • How China transitioned post revolution


  • Implications of China’s One Child Policy
  • How China’s social credit score system functions in society


  • Long-term consequences of China’s population control policies
  • China’s goal to supplant the US as world power


  • The purpose of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • China’s militarization of the South China Sea

With Faith McDonnell, Ken Timmerman, Bill Gertz and Sam Westrop

July 27th, 2018

FAITH MCDONNELL, Director of Religious Liberty Programs at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, Director of the Church Alliance for a New Sudan:

  • Summit meeting at State Department this week
  • The imprisonment of Pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey 

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:

  • Iranian leadership vs. Trump on Twitter
  • Hezbollah cells in the United States
  • The vulnerability of the US electric grid 

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):

  • What is the benign China policy?
  • Implications of the massive Chinese intelligence collection in the United States 

SAM WESTROP, Director of Islamist Watch and Stand for Peace UK, Fellow of Gatestone Institute:

  • History of the Islamic Relief Agency
  • Civilization Jihad in the United States

With Brian Kennedy

July 26th, 2018

BRIAN KENNEDY, President of the American Strategy Group, Senior Fellow and Board Member of the Claremont Institute, Fourth President of the Claremont Institute (2001-2014):

  • What is political warfare?
  • How we are susceptible to political manipulation


  • Implications of The Southern Poverty Law Center
  • How social media and journalism can be manipulated by leftist groups 


  • What is the problem with our ruling elite today?
  • Jordan to run for House Speaker
  • Why Russia still a critical adversary


  • Why China is the conflict of the future
  • Trump’s proposed missile defense and space policies
  • The vulnerability of US electric grid

With Hans Vons Spakovsky

July 24th, 2018

HANS VONS 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:

  • The saga of current investigations
  • Peter Strzok’s shocking congressional hearing


  • Insights on the ‘Russia collusion’ narrative
  • How FISA warrant application was abused 


  • Implications of federal judge’s partisan politicking
  • Significance of voter fraud 


  • The cover-up of the House IT scandal
  • Significance of maintaining Guantanamo Bay

With J. Michael Waller, Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman and Dr. Lawrence Sellin

July 23rd, 2018

J. MICHAEL WALLER, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, and Senior Writer for the American Media Institute:

  • Historic precedent of Russia’s election meddling
  • Why US should be pulling Putin away from China 

GORDON CHANG, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China” and “Nuclear Showdown; North Korea Takes on the World:”

  • China’s long-term goal to surpass US as world power
  • China’s espionage efforts
  • How South Korea has enabled NK aggression

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at Center for Security Policy, Author of “Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack,” Author of “Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Brought Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again,” Founder of

  • Prospect of a currency war with China
  • Current state of the Beijing-Moscow relationship

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:

  • Significance of upcoming presidential election in Pakistan
  • Consequences of China-Pakistan relationship
  • News findings from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

With Robert Charles

July 20th, 2018

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:

  • Significance of untold WWII veteran stories
  • New book “Eagles and Evergreens” 


  • Recounting WWII insights and memories


  • The agenda of the Helsinki summit
  • Why the Mueller investigation needs to wrap up 


  • Implication of Judge Dana Sabrow’s ruling
  • Significance of strong border enforcement policies

With Daniel Horowitz, Dr. Stephen Blank, David Goldman and Reggie Littlejohn

July 19th, 2018

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at The Conservative Review, Author of “The Conservative Consciousness with Daniel Horowitz,” Former Policy Director for the Madison Project:

  • Consequential actions of Judge Dana Sabraw
  • Origins of the ACLU
  • Implications of foreign nationals casting fraudulent ballots

DR. STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, 26 years of experience as a Professor of National Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of U.S. Army War College:

  • What did Trump and Putin agree on in pre-summit meeting?
  • Dangers of Putin’s nuclear agenda
  • Why NATO is essential to US national security 

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

  • The media hysteria following Helsinki summit
  • Implications of Russia’s nuclear modernization programs
  • Why we need a new economic strategy to counter the threat from China

REGGIE LITTLEJOHN, Founder and President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, an international coalition to expose and oppose forced abortion, gendercide and sexual slavery in China:

  • The relationship between China and its people
  • What is the social credit score in China?
  • The fate of Christians in China

With Diana West, Dr. Peter Pry, Daniel Pipes and Bill Marshall

July 18th, 2018

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at, Author of “Death of the Grown Up” and “American Betrayal”:

  • What is the Putin agenda?
  • The ‘Big Lie’ and totalitarian operations

PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the House Armed Services Committee and the CIA:

  • Implications of Putin’s agenda to national security
  • Russia’s violations of the INF Treaty
  • Dangers of Russia’s ‘Poseidon System’

DANIEL PIPES, Founder and President of the Middle East Forum, Affiliate Professor at the University of Haifa:

  • Consequences of John Brennan’s career under Obama
  • What issues are conservative parties in Europe focused on?
  • The current state of Turkey

BILL MARSHALL, Senior Investigator for Judicial Watch:

  • Peter Strzok’s shocking testimony
  • Implications John Brennan’s strong assertions against Trump
  • Timing of Maria Butina’s arrest