Secure Freedom Radio: With Victoria Coates, James Carafano, Gordon Chang and Kyle Shideler

Secure Freedom Radio

VICTORIA COATES, Senior Fellow, Center for Security Policy, President, USAGM’s Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc., former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Middle Eastern and North African Affairs, National Security Council, Author, “David’s Sling: A History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art,” @VictoriaCoates

  • Victoria Coates: When the Mullahs get money, they invest it in the Revolutionary Guard, not the country 
  • Coates on President Joe Biden’s recent troop withdrawal announcement: An ill-convened plan that follows and artificial timeline

JAMES JAY CARAFANO, Vice President, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation, Author, “Brutal War,” @JJCarafano

  • In practice, the Biden administration succeeds when they follow in the previous administration’s footsteps
  • James Carafano: Foreign policy appears to be viewed as a “chore” for the domestically-focused Biden administration
  • The illegal migrant population in the US may increase by 1-2 million by the end of the year

GORDON CHANG, Contributor, Gatestone Institute, Newsweek, Author, “The Coming Collapse of China,” “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes the World, “Losing South Korea,” and “The Great US-China Tech War,” @Gordongchang

  • Daily Chinese incursions into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone continues to be a pressing issue
  • Iran and China have announced strategic agreements in the past, why is this one different?
  • Gordon Chang’s reaction to the mayoral elections in Seoul and Busan, Korea

KYLE SHIDELER, Director and Senior Analyst for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Center for Security Policy, Author, “Unmasking Antifa: Five Perspectives on a Growing Threat,” @ShidelerK

  • The former Brooklyn Center Chief of Police was berated by the media for calling the violent demonstrations in Minneapolis a “riot” 
  • Kyle Shideler: A pattern is emerging following police-involved shootings
  • Shideler argues that when you take on Antifa, you are also combating an extensive network of lawyers, bail funds, etc.

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