Tag Archives: Jim Hanson

FGM in the United States

With Clare Lopez, Diana West, Doug Feith and Jim Hanson

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

  • Doctors in Michigan arrested for Female Genital Mutilation
  • U.S. federal statutes that outlaw FGM
  • Iranian influence operations in the United States conducted by Iran through NIAC

DIANA WEST, Blogs at Dianawest.net, author of The Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • FGM in the United States
  • Frans Timmermans
  • French elections

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

  • Obama’s foreign policy legacy
  • What should NATO do about Erdogan’s latest power grab?

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy, former Operator in the US Army Special Forces:

  • Trump’s first 100 days as Presidency
  • Congressional briefing on North Korea at the White House
  • Judge’s ban on administration’s ban on funding for sanctuary cities

Tillerson: Russia Complicit in Syria Chemical Attack

With Jim Hanson, Diana West, Peter Pry and Russ Dallen

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Russian knowledge of Assad’s use of chemical weapons
  • What comes next in Syria if Assad goes?
  • North Korea’s threat to take action against ‘reckless’ U.S.

DIANA WEST, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • Conservatives enthrallment with Vladimir Putin
  • Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow
  • Geert Wilders

PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum:

  • Texas Senate Bill 83 and protecting the Texas electric grid
  • The dubious results of a study done by the Electric Power Research Institute
  • Why electric utility companies seem indifferent about the threat to the electric grid is

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

  • House Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere subcommittee hearing about Rosneft’s purchase of CITGO assets
  • Potential outcome of CFIUS review
  • President Maduro attacked by angry mob and pelted with eggs
  • Seven Wall Street firms purchasing PDVSA bonds

Throwing Out the Old Map

With Jim Hanson, Patrick Poole, Megan Oprea and Kevin Freeman

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Throwing out the old map

PATRICK POOLE, National Security and Terrorism reporter at PJ Media:

  • ‘Known wolf’ Khalid Masood
  • How to deal with terrorism threat

MEGAN OPREA, Senior Contributor at The Federalist, Editor of INBOUND:

  • Donald Trump’s strike in Syria
  • How the U.S. should deal with Putin and Assad

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Took Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again:

  • Why economic growth is essential for U.S. national security
  • Russian and Chinese economic warfare

Tyrant Management

With Jim Hanson, Gordon Chang, Bill Gertz and Steve Bucci

JIM HANSON, Executive President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Peace through strength

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

  • Relationship between China and North Korea
  • Possible actions U.S. could take to end the nuclear threat from Pyongyang

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor of the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Russian information warfare
  • Return of the Cold War?
  • Danger of ‘strategic patience’

STEVE BUCCI, Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for National Security Policy at the Heritage Foundation:

  • ISIS Palm Sunday church bombing in Egypt
  • U.S. strike in Syria
  • What happens after ISIS is destroyed?

Susan Rice’s Political Warfare

With Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-2), Diana West, Roger Robinson and Jim Hanson

REP. CHRIS STEWART (UT-2), Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Were Susan Rice’s actions improper?
  • Russian influence operations

DIANA WEST, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • Susan Rice’s political warfare
  • FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe
  • Chinagate

ROGER ROBINSON, Founder and President of RWR Advisory:

  • Foreign business interests that jeopardize national security
  • Chinese acquisition of Moneygram
  • How Russian oil firm Rosneft could buy U.S. energy sector
  • Reforming CFIUS

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Chemical weapons attack in Syria
  • Trump’s policy toward Assad
  • U.S.- China summit

Skolkovo: ‘An Overt Alternative to Clandestine Industrial Espionage’

With Pete Hoekstra, Diana West, Jim Hanson and Luis Fleischman

PETE HOEKSTRA, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee from 2004 to 2007, Represented Michigan’s 2nd Congressional District 1993 to 2011:

  • FBI Director Comey’s Congressional testimony
  • Allegations that Paul Manafort worked to aid Putin
  • Revelation that Russians used a cut out to obtain Podesta’s e-mails

DIANA WEST, Author of American Betrayal and The Death of the Grown Up:

  • The Clintons’ connection to an ‘overt alternative to clandestine industrial espionage’

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Electronic device ban on flights from 10 countries
  • Susan Rice’s sudden concern about false statements from the White House
  • North Korea and ‘strategic patience’

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Project at the Center for Security Policy:

  • OAS Secretary’s condemnation of Venezuela’s regime
  • What the U.S. should do about the Maduro

OAS to Venezuela: Hold Elections or Face Suspension

With Stephen Coughlin, Diana West, Jim Hanson and Russ Dallen

STEPHEN COUGHLIN, Served in the Joint Chiefs of Staff Intelligence Directorate, Author of Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad:

  • Refuting the claim that the Explanatory Memorandum has been ‘debunked’

DIANA WEST, Blogger at Dianawest.net, author of American Betrayal and The Death of the Grown Up:

  • History of subversion in the United States
  • Geert Wilders’ prospects in the Dutch elections
  • Turkish influence in the Netherlands

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • President Trump’s meeting with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia
  • Implications of political instability in South Korea

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

  • OAS ‘indictment’ of Venezuela
  • Maduro’s instructions from Fidel Castro
  • Implications of state-owned businesses for the Venezuelan economy

Obamagate: The Wiretap Scandal

With Jim Hanson, Fred Fleitz, Bill Gertz and Luis Fleischman

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Obamagate: The Wiretap Scandal

FRED FLEITZ, Senior Vice President at the Center for Security Policy:

  • WikiLeaks dump of secret CIA cyber capabilities
  • Should Obama be held responsible if its proven that Trump’s campaign was surveilled?
  • Is greater Congressional oversight of the intelligence community needed?

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age:

  • U.S. vulnerabilities to cyber attacks
  • What could possibly make Putin willing to step down?
  • China’s anger about the delivery of missile defense systems to South Korea

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Author of Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era:

  • U.S. policy toward Venezuela
  • Is there support among Latin American governments to remove the Maduro regime?
  • Can Trump win hearts and minds in Latin America?

WikiLeaks Exposes CIA Secrets

With Charles S. Faddis, Jim Hanson, Caroline Glick and Joseph Humire

CHARLES S. FADDIS, Former CIA Operations Officer, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA:

  • Recent WikiLeaks revelations about CIA hacking capabilities
  • Is the CIA spying on American citizens?
  • President Trump’s allegation that his campaign was surveilled by the Obama administration
  • How state Attorney Generals have interfered in the implementation of the immigration executive order

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy:

  • President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration
  • Recent WikiLeaks CIA document dump
  • FISA surveillance of the Trump campaign
  • North Korea’s latest missile launch

CAROLINE GLICK, Director of the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s Israel Security Project, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, Author of The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in The Middle East:

  • Lessons from the 2014 conflict between Israel and Gaza
  • Iran and Hezbollah’s activities on Syria’s border with Israel
  • King Abdullah of Jordan’s hold on power
  • President Sisi and the newfound cooperation between Israel and Arab regimes

JOSEPH HUMIRE, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, Author of Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America:

  • Iran’s activities in the Western Hemisphere
  • Venezuela is creating fake identities for terrorists
  • Has Hezbollah been building tunnels under the Mexican border?

A Very Presidential Address

With Pete Hoekstra, Jim Hanson, Diana West and Peter Huessy

PETE HOEKSTRA, Shillman Senior Fellow at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, Former U.S. Congressman (MI-2):

  • Donald Trump’s address to Congress
  • House Democrats’ bizarre behavior during the President’s address
  • An update in the case of clandestine CIA officer Sabrina de Souza

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy:

  • President Trump’s tribute to deceased Chief Petty Officer Ryan Owens
  • Lt. Gen. McMaster’s issue with the term “radical Islam”
  • The media’s vilification of Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Does Donald Trump understand the civilization jihad?

DIANA WEST, Syndicated Columnist, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • President Trump’s first speech to Congress
  • The “America First” philosophy
  • UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s comments about the UN and Israel
  • Tom Perez, new chair of the Democratic National Committee

PETER HUESSY, Instructor at the Naval Academy, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies:

  • The President’s proposed increase in defense spending
  • Trump’s plan to cut State Department funding
  • Modernizing our nuclear forces