With Christian Whiton, Bill Gertz, Daniel Pipes, Luis Fleischman
CHRISTIAN WHITON, of the DC International Advisory and former State Department Senior Advisor, gives context to President Obama’s recently announced appointment of Susan Rice to National Security Advisor.
BILL GERTZ, of the Washington Free Beacon, discusses the summit between President Obama and his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping.
DANIEL PIPES, President of the Middle East Forum, gives a historians perspective on Samantha Power’s appointment as UN Ambassador and what that means for future action within Syria. Frank and Daniel also discuss Sunni and Shiite conflicts, and the recent uprising in Turkey.
Senior adviser for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, LUIS FlEISCHMAN, talks about his new book “Latin America in the Post Chavez Era: The Security Threat to the United States.” He gives an overview of whether or not Venezuela is still stuck in a post-Chavez era as well as an analysis on some of the most important topics currently found in the media including; the Venezuelan State Ministry’s newly released statement detailing their outlook on American-Venezuelan relations as well as the recently released State Department’s 2012 counter terrorism report.