James Fanell: America First was never “America go at it alone”

Robert Spencer, Pastor Brian Gibson and James Fanell:

ROBERT SPENCER, Director, Jihad Watch, Weekly columnist, PJ Media and FrontPage Magazine, Author, “Mass Migration in Europe: A Model for the U.S.?,” Twitter: @jihadwatchRS

  • Robert Spencer expands on the potential link between Al-Qaeda and the Islamic Republic of Iran: “Me against my brother, but both of us against our cousin”
  • Iran admitted in June 2018 to playing a role in assisting some of the 9/11 hijackers travel to and from Afghanistan to receive training
  • Joe Biden will likely re-enter the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action treaty with Iran
  • President Trump proved that “establishment foreign policy” was a failure

PASTOR BRIAN GIBSON, Lead Pastor, HIS Church, Spokeperson, Peaceably Gather, Twitter: @leadpastor

  • Pastor Gibson: We think life is going to be a cruise ship but it turns out becoming a battle ship
  • America did not found the church, the church founded America
  • Pastor Gibson explains why he came into the crossfire for standing up for America’s foundational principals

JAMES FANELL, retired Intelligence Officer for the Indo-Pacific, US Navy, former National Security Affairs Fellow, Hoover Institute:

Part I:

  • Recently declassified document shows how the Trump Administration worked to maintain US supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region by ensuring “free and open” navigation of the South China Sea
  • James Fanell: America First was not “America go at it alone.” The strategy called for renewing our alliances with other emerging and shared Democracies throughout the Indo-Pacific
  • US Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific: Countering China’s direct military threat
  • The Trump Administration went a step further, breaking with tradition, by deterring China within the First Island Chain

Part II:

  • President Trump and his administration showed their cards in order to allow the public to hold the Biden-Harris administration accountable should they diverge from Trump’s effective China policy
  • Kurt Campbell: the man behind the failed 2012 Scarborough Shoal crisis
  • Heightened danger in the early days of the Biden Administration probable as Beijing seeks to test the new President