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The Real Russia Threat

With Dr. Stephen Blank

DR. STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, 26 years of experience as a Professor of National Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of U.S. Army War College:

  • Soviet nuclear strategy in the Cold War
  • The formation of “Team B”

(PART TWO):

  • Significance of Ukraine in Russia’s history
  • Putin’s investment in Russia’s nuclear weapon arsenal

(PART THREE):

  • Putin’s goal to control escalation
  • Russia’s involvement in Syria and greater aims for the Middle East

(PART FOUR):

  • The current state of Russia-China strategic partnership
  • Are Austria and Hungary pro-Russian states?




The State of U.S. Military Readiness

With Stephen Blank and Admiral James ‘Ace Lyons’

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, 26 years of experience as a Professor of National Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of U.S. Army War College:

  • The true story behind Russian election interference
  • How Russia aims to undermine democracy
  • The attempt to replace the dollar as reserve currency

(PART TWO):

  • Russia’s strategic military capabilities
  • Emphasis on strengthening forces in NPR
  • How to acquire meaningful arms control reductions from Moscow

ADMIRAL JAMES ‘ACE’ LYONS, Former Commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Served as Senior U.S. Military Representative to the United Nationas, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations from 1983-1985:

  • Pressure in the South China Sea
  • Negative Implications of sequestration
  • How to better deter China and other US adversaries

(PART TWO):

  • How President Trump should recognize US military forces
  • Why we cannot continue to extract resources from defense/deterrent budget
  • The hypersonic weapons threat

Clinton Campaign Collusion with Russia

With George Rasley, Rick Manning, Dr. Stephen Blank and Diana West

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

  • Anniversary of the greatest disaster of the 20thcentury: The Bolshevik Revolution
  • Election results 2017
  • Dangers of democratic socialism

GEORGE RASLEY, Editor of Conservative HQ:

  • A look inside the Virginia Governor race
  • Does Kirstjen Nielsen represent the swamp that Trump promised to eradicate?
  • The demise of the Democratic party

DR. STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, 26 years of experience as a Professor of National Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of U.S. Army War College:

  • The lingering effects of the Lenin enterprise
  • Vladimir Putin’s nuclear weapon arsenal
  • First strike scenarios in Moscow

RICK MANNING, President of Americans for Limited Government, Former Public Affairs Chief at the U.S. Department of Labor during the George W. Bush Administration, Nine years as a state lobbyist for the National Rifle Association:

  • Fusion GPS and Donald Trump Jr. set up
  • The Clinton team’s extensive Russian collusion
  • Why isn’t Attorney General Sessions doing more regarding Clinton scandals?

Clinton Campaign Collusion with Russia

With George Rasley, Rick Manning, Dr. Stephen Blank and Diana West

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

  • Anniversary of the greatest disaster of the 20thcentury: The Bolshevik Revolution
  • Election results 2017
  • Dangers of democratic socialism

GEORGE RASLEY, Editor of Conservative HQ:

  • A look inside the Virginia Governor race
  • Does Kirstjen Nielsen represent the swamp that Trump promised to eradicate?
  • The demise of the Democratic party

DR. STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, 26 years of experience as a Professor of National Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of U.S. Army War College:

  • The lingering effects of the Lenin enterprise
  • Vladimir Putin’s nuclear weapon arsenal
  • First strike scenarios in Moscow

RICK MANNING, President of Americans for Limited Government, Former Public Affairs Chief at the U.S. Department of Labor during the George W. Bush Administration, Nine years as a state lobbyist for the National Rifle Association:

  • Fusion GPS and Donald Trump Jr. set up
  • The Clinton team’s extensive Russian collusion
  • Why isn’t Attorney General Sessions doing more regarding Clinton scandals?

Congress Finally Investigates DNC IT Scandal

With Robert Spencer, Diana West, Adam Kredo, Stephen Blank and Michael Rowan

ROBERT SPENCER, Director of Jihad Watch, Weekly Columnist for PJ Media and FrontPage Magazine, Author of The Truth About Muhammad, the Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades and The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Iran:

  • Security in European Union
  • Sharia supremacy threatening freedom of speech
  • Google’s manipulation of data

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogger at Dianawest.net, Author of American Betrayal and Death of the Grown Up:

  • Russian hack into DNC Server
  • Pakistani IT scandal
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Investigation of Pakistani IT scandal
  • How Secretary Tillerson’s actions have undermined the President

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council, Former Professor at the US Army War College:

  • State of U.S.-Russia affairs
  • Vice President Pence’s visit to Eastern Europe
  • Moscow threats to its neighbors
  • What are Putin’s intentions?

MICHAEL ROWAN, Columnist at El Universal and Veneconomia, Author of “The Threat Close to Home- Hugo Chavez and the War Against America”:

  • Update on the crisis in Venezuela
  • Solutions for opposition
  • Possible U.S. sanctions

America’s Birthday Interrupted by a Growing Threat

With Dr. Stephen Blank, Diana West, Kevin Freeman, Elaine Donnelly and Tom Popik:

TOM POPIK, Chairman and President of the Foundation for Resilient Societies:

  • Vulnerability of U.S. critical infrastructure
  • Nuclear threat from North Korea
  • Effects of a long term electric grid outage

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

  • The long-term strategy of totalitarian regimes
  • How Putin compares to previous Russian regimes
  • The 2017 Dutch general elections

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • What President Trump’s trip to Europe means for U.S. relations
  • How Ukraine fits into U.S. European strategy
  • How Trump should engage with Putin

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

  • Will China be a partner in deterring the North Korean threat?
  • Possibility of economic war with Beijing
  • Chinese attempts to remove the dollar as the world reserve currency
  • Qatar increasing natural gas production

ELAINE DONNELLY, Founder and President for the Center for Military Readiness:

  • The Pentagon’s review of having transgender servicemen in the military
  • Difficulties social engineering programs cause in the military
  • Cost to the overburdened military healthcare system and readiness

Trump’s Evolving Middle East Policy

With Diana West, Dr. Stephen Blank, Harold Rhode, Daniel Horowitz, Dorius Liu

DR. STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Trump’s intelligence sharing with the Russians
  • Militarization of the Arctic
  • Is Russia at war with Europe?

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

  • Leakology – the swamp’s weapon of choice
  • Axios media newsletter
  • Who is undermining the President within the Oval office?

HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute:

  • Meeting between Donald Trump and Turkey’s President Erdogan
  • President Trump’s upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review, Author of Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America:

  • Erdogan’s visit to the White House
  • Disconnect between President Trump’s campaign promises and his current actions
  • Evolving Trump position on Israel

DORIS LIU, Producer, Director and Writer of “In the Name of Confucius”:

  • The influence of Confucius Institutes on Western society
  • CSIS finding that Confucius Institutes are the main soft power tool used by Beijing

Russia-Turkey Relations Withstand Ambassador’s Murder

With Harold Rhode, Dr. Stephen Blank and Diana West

HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense:

  • Assassination of Russian ambassador in Ankara by an off duty Turkish police officer
  • Sectarian cleansing at the hands of Syrian government, Iranians and Russians
  • Why Moscow can’t compromise with Sunnis

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Russian attitude towards the Turks
  • The Kremlin’s nuclear build up
  • “Kanyon”drone
  • Rex Tillerson’s connections to Putin

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

  • Somersaulting in synchronization
  • Narrow focus of Left’s concern about Russia

The Growing Russian Threat

With Dr. Stephen Blank

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Putin’s domestic and foreign policy goals
  • The Kremlin’s plan to revise the entire post-Cold War European settlement

(PART TWO):

  • 1999 Moscow apartment bombings
  • Russian economic warfare against Europe

(PART THREE):

  • The consequences of European oil dependence on Russia
  • RT – Moscow’s propaganda arm in the U.S.
  • Are the Russians actively seeking to elect Donald Trump?
  • How to counter Russian cyber-warfare

(PART FOUR):

  • Russia’s changing nuclear doctrine
  • The dangerous potential for miscalculation
  • How have the Russians been able to modernize their nuclear program with a troubled economy?

(PART FIVE):

  • How the next President can take on Vladimir Putin
  • Russian Demographic crisis

Why Globalizing Control of the Internet is Dangerous

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With Jody Westby, Ambassador Yoram Ettinger, Shireen Qudosi and Dr. Stephen Blank

JODY WESTBY, CEO of Global Cyber Risk, LLC:

  • What exactly is “ICANN” and how does it work?
  • Why the US is caving to international pressure to globalize control of the Internet

AMB. YORAM ETTINGER, Former Minister for Congressional Affairs at Israel’s Embassy in Washington, DC:

  • US Israel Memorandum of Understanding aid deal
  • How JCPOA has affected Israel

SHIREEN QUDOSI, Senior Contributor at CounterJihad.com and The Present Danger:

  • What is a Muslim reformer?
  • History of critical free thinkers in Islam, and why they were unsuccessful
  • CVE dilutes the danger of Islamic terrorism

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Alliance between Russia and China has been in effect since Mao Died
  • Moscow is opening itself to investments with Beijing
  • Japan is interested in reclaiming Islands taken by Russia
  • Sharing intelligence with Russia is foolish

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, and “Inside the Ring” columnist at the Washington Times:

  • Joint island seizing war games by Russia and China
  • U.S. is lagging behind on space warfare technology
  • Deficiency in the FBI in regard to investigations surrounding Islamic extremism
  • Snowden has released over 1.5 million secrets to the Russians