Escalation in the Far East

With Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman, Rick Fisher and Russ Dallen

GORDON CHANG, Columnist for The Daily Beast:

  • Deployment of third U.S. carrier strike group to the Korean Peninsula
  • Pyongyang’s rumored upcoming sixth nuclear test
  • China’s response to Moody’s downgrade

KEVIN FREEMAN, Host of “Economic War Room” on the Blaze TV, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Moody’s Downgrade of China’s debt
  • Origins and function of Bitcoin
  • Terrorist use of Bitcoin

RICK FISHER, Senior Fellow of Asian Military Affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center:

  • Chinese advancements in stealth detection
  • U.S. and Chinese arms race for superior computer technology
  • Escalation in the South China Sea between China and the Philippines

RUSS DALLEN, President and Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American Herald Tribune:

  • Goldman Sachs’ purchase of Venezuela’s State Oil Company’s Bonds
  • Russia’s attempts to acquire American and Venezuelan energy assets