Tag Archives: Clare Lopez

Trump’s First SOTU Address

With Diana West, Clare Lopez, Mark Krikorian and Kevin Freeman

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

  • President Trump’s masterful SOTU
  • Powerful personal anecdotes
  • Partisan Democrats highlighted last night

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • North Korea defector in SOTU
  • President Trump’s national defense posture strategy
  • Why Turkey needs to be a top priority

MARK KRIKORIAN, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, Contributor at National Review:

  • Implications of Trump’s immigration framework
  • Long-term consequences of increased immigration rates
  • The fantasy about Latin America and social conservatism

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 Globaleconomiwarfare.com:

  • Why is money still exiting the U.S.?
  • Consequences if foreign governments seize purchasing U.S. treasury bonds
  • Why we should be hesitant to take China’s money

Trump Backs Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

With Clare Lopez, Elaine Donnelly, Gordon Chang and Kevin Freeman

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Recent protests in Tehran
  • Is regime change in Iran a realistic prospect?
  • Where does the Shiite crescent expansion currently stand?
  • Consequences of Obama’s legacy with Iran

ELAINE DONNELLY, Founder and President of the Center for Military Readiness, Appointed by President George H.W. Bush to the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces in 1992:

  • 4 Federal district court judges ordered DoD to recruit transgender individuals
  • Implications of failing to petition the Supreme Court for a stay
  • Should judges have the right to decide enlistment standards?

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World”:

  • Pyongyang aims to build up nuclear arsenal in 2018
  • Is Trump right to be concerned about China’s policies toward North Korea?
  • President Trump blasts Pakistan via Twitter

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 Globaleconomiwarfare.com:

  • President Trump’s support of Iranian protests
  • Implications of China’s economic warfare policy of ‘data and debt’
  • Fiscal consequences of DACA

Trump Backs Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

With Clare Lopez, Elaine Donnelly, Gordon Chang and Kevin Freeman

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Recent protests in Tehran
  • Is regime change in Iran a realistic prospect?
  • Where does the Shiite crescent expansion currently stand?
  • Consequences of Obama’s legacy with Iran

ELAINE DONNELLY, Founder and President of the Center for Military Readiness, Appointed by President George H.W. Bush to the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces in 1992:

  • 4 Federal district court judges ordered DoD to recruit transgender individuals
  • Implications of failing to petition the Supreme Court for a stay
  • Should judges have the right to decide enlistment standards?

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World”:

  • Pyongyang aims to build up nuclear arsenal in 2018
  • Is Trump right to be concerned about China’s policies toward North Korea?
  • President Trump blasts Pakistan via Twitter

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 Globaleconomiwarfare.com:

  • President Trump’s support of Iranian protests
  • Implications of China’s economic warfare policy of ‘data and debt’
  • Fiscal consequences of DACA

CFIUS and Gulftainer Port Deal

With Gordon Chang and Clare Lopez

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China” and “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World”:

  • How U.S.-Japanese relations can improve
  • Secretary Mattis’ remarks on North Korea
  • Why we must restore our nuclear arsenal
  • President Trump’s tour of Asia

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Refuse Fascism rally November 4th
  • Antifa’s explicit violent activities aimed at the overthrow of President Trump

(PART TWO):

  • Gulftainer and Saddam Hussein’s nuclear mastermind
  • CIFIUS and the Islamic Society of North America
  • Joint venture between Russia and Gulftainer company

(PART THREE):

  • President Trump chooses not to recertify the JCPOA
  • The current role being played by Iran in Iraq
  • The Kurdistan Regional Government’s efforts to push back the Islamic State

Mandalay Bay Shooting Leaves 59 Dead; 500+ Injured

With Clare Lopez, Sean Davis, Bruce Klinger and Kevin Freeman

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Details on the Las Vegas shooting
  • Has Turkey returned to its original status as a Jihad state?
  • The rise of Turkish-Muslim Brotherhood influence in the United States

SEAN DAVIS, Co-Founder of The Federalist, Former Economic Policy Advisor to Governor Rick Perry, Former CFO of Daily Caller, Former Chief Investigator for Sen. Tom Coburn:

  • Aftermath of Mandalay Bay shooting
  • The gun control debate
  • Can you effectively legislate firearm enforcement?
  • How President Trump is facing a ‘cultural revolution’

BRUCE KLINGER, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center, Author of Creating a Comprehensive Policy Response to North Korean Threat Provocations, CIA’s Deputy Division Chief for Korea from 1996-2001:

  • Why the North Korean threat has increased this year
  • Are the conflicting signals from the State Department and White House part of a greater strategy?
  • Are sanctions and financial measures to pressure Pyongyang simply rhetorical?

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Founder of Globaleconomicwarfare.com, Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack (2013):

  • The active conspiracy to replace the dollar
  • Consequences of an alternative credible debt market
  • What are the North Koreans up to with Bitcoin?

Iraqi Kurds Head to the Polls

With Doug Feith and Clare Lopez

DOUG FEITH, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for National Security Strategies at the Hudson Institute, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy:

  • Election results in Germany
  • How extremist groups can take the place of non-bigoted nationalists
  • The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence

(PART TWO):

  • What would happen after the referendum passes?
  • Why have the Turks always been opponents of Kurdish sovereignty?
  • Can Turkey under Erdogan still be considered an ally?
  • The effectiveness of NATO- countries with shared principles

CLARE LOPEZ, VP for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Why President Trump should not recertify Iran as compliant in JCPOA
  • Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons programs
  • The latest supplements to the travel moratorium

(PART TWO):

  • The leading edge of civilization Jihad
  • Recent OSCE conference and Sharia blasphemy restrictions
  • How Canada’s M103 and the United States’ PL115-5 act as precursors to free speech restrictions
  • The rise of Germany’s ‘ADF’ party

Center experts analyze Trump’s Afghanistan moment

Center President Frank Gaffney asserts that sharia supremacism is the primary animating force behind our enemies as he appears on Fox Business to preview President Trump’s Afghanistan address.

Center VP for Research and Analysis Clare Lopez appears on Neil Cavuto’s show on Fox Business Network to hold the President to account: “what is the core US national security interest in Afghanistan?”

Terror In Spain

With Clare Lopez, Joseph Humire, Bille Gertz and Matthew Brodsky

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Jihadist terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils
  • The troublesome Organization of Islamic Cooperation

JOSEPH HUMIRE, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, Former Director of Institute Relations at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation:

  • Venezuela’s new Vice President, Tareck El Aissami’s ties to Hezbollah
  • How Iran’s ties to Caracas complicate refugee vetting for the U.S.
  • Is a civil war in brewing in Venezuela?

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring Columnist at the Washington Times:

  • Political warfare operations targeting Trump
  • The unjust firing of Rich Higgins
  • China’s interest (and investment) in Harvard University

MATTHEW BRODSKY, Senior Editor at Wikistrat, Former Director of Policy for the Jewish Policy Center:

  • Four ways to get rid of the JCPOA
  • How U.S. Policy in Lebanon helps Iran
  • Options to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East

What’s Really Going on in the U.K.?

With Fred Fleitz, Jon Gaunt, Amb. John Bolton and Clare Lopez:

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP of Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • Why the JCPOA must go

JON GAUNT, Founder of Jon Gaunt Podcast, Weekly Reviewer on Sky News Sunrise:

  • Horrific case of gang rape in the U.K.
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan
  • What is really dividing Great Britain?

AMB. JOHN BOLTON, Senior Fellow at American Enterprise Institute, Former U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N., Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security:

  • The bizarre and irrational regime of Kim Jong Un
  • How negotiations benefit Pyongyang
  • U.S. military options for North Korea

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Analysis of the North Korean threat
  • Implications of the recent escalation from Pyongyang
  • Action combating female genital mutilation in Michigan and Maine

Trump’s ‘Principled Realism’

With Clare Lopez, Phil Haney, Michael Rubin, Morton Klein and Gordon Chang

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, former CIA clandestine officer:

  • The President’s Riyadh speech
  • Trump’s plans for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

PHIL HANEY, Retired Homeland Security Officer, Author with Art Moore of See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government’s Submission to Jihad:

  • What Trump’s Riyadh speech means for law enforcement policy
  • Conflict between the Constitution and Sharia law

MICHAEL RUBIN, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute:

  • Outlook for U.S.-Saudi partnership
  • Turkey, Qatar and Pakistan – largest state supporters of terrorism
  • The Iranian threat to U.S. national security

MORTON KLEIN, President of the Zionist Organization of America:

  • Why past Israeli-Palestinian peace processes have failed
  • Abbas’ “culture of peace”
  • The issues Israel can’t compromise on

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

  • North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test
  • The most important thing that China provides North Korea
  • South Korea’s behavior in light of increased North Korean aggression
  • A China policy that works for America