The Denice Gary Pandol Show: Special Guests Major General Paul Vallely on President Trump’s Reactions to National Security Threats; Dr. Martin Sherman, Director, Israel Institute for Strategic Studies on the Way Forward for Peace as Jihadists Murder More Innocents in Israel; and, What Happened in Syria in 1861 Compared to Today’s Events?

April 18, 2017
Written by D. L. Gary Pandol

If Iran is not the greatest nuclear threat facing this generation, it is North Korea. Nuclear arms experts believe Pyongyang may now have the ability to target U.S. cities with nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Hear Major General Paul Vallely, U.S. Army (ret), Military Committee Chairman for the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C., Founder of Stand Up America US and senior military analyst for Fox News, respond to the President’s use of hard power to secure America’s national security interests as the Major General responds to statements by Vice President Pence making clear that “the era of strategic patience is over” concerning North Korea.

The American people, its allies and enemies, are realizing that President Trump is deeply committed to America’s national security.

By pursuing a strategy of peace through strength, the Trump administration is contending with North Korea’s on-going military support of the growth of Iran and Syria as state sponsors of terrorism that threaten not only the U.S., but America’s most important ally in the Middle East, Israel.

Learn more on North Korea’s assistance to Iran to construct underground nuclear facilities inside the Islamic Republic that can reportedly withstand bunker-busting bombs. Is the United States or the IAEA monitoring or inspecting these sights? Answer: Not after Obama signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, better known as the Iran Nuclear Deal.

In addition, Iran, Syria and North Korea have continued to assist the Islamic Resistance Movement, or Hamas in Gaza and the Party of God, otherwise known as Hizballah, inside Lebanon. These groups also operate outside the Middle East, making use of terror cells on a global scale.

Furthermore, hear special guest Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder and Director of the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies. He has served in the Israeli intelligence community and is a research fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism.

Listen in on this vitally important discussion involving the need, now more than ever, to apply sovereignty over Israel’s heartland – Judea and Samaria. While there was yet another Muslim Arab (Palestinian) stabbing and killing of a woman in Jerusalem, understand that the battle against terrorism for political and/or religious reasons is waged daily in Israel. And weary of the struggle, the Israeli people have stepped away from the idea of ceding still more of their homeland to a determined enemy intent on their annihilation.

And finally, hear something concerning a Mark Twain classic, “Innocents Abroad.” It is a non-fiction work on Twain’s travels around the Middle East. Written in 1869, the author describes Syria under the Ottoman Turkish Empire. Hear what happened to the Christian population under Muslim rule in 1861. Then, as now, has anything changed – except for the names?

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