In this special episode of Secure Freedom Radio, Frank Gaffney interviews the new Chairman of the Center’s Advisory Board Ambassador Pete Hoekstra. Ambassador Hoekstra previously served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands. He represented the 2nd district of Michigan in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2011. Hoekstra was chairman of the House Intelligence Committee from 2004 to 2007.
- Trump’s foreign policy was disruptive – a “healthy disruptive”
- Pete Hoekstra: Under Obama-Biden, the U.S. was engaged in numerous active battlefields, while President Trump tried diplomacy
- The Netherlands spent around 1.2% of its GDP on defense – well below the NATO threshold
- Amb. Hoekstra argues that under Trump’s leadership, the U.S. upgraded the transatlantic relationship
- In 2000, Amb. Hoekstra voted against a bill that would establish permanent trade relations with the People’s Republic of China – Why?
- Huawei, ZTE, and other Chinese tech giants are trying to dominate the economic world
- The conquest for Rare Earth Metals is on the horizon
- Biden team may partner with private firms to monitor extremist chatter online
- Hoekstra: The Director of National Intelligence is “broadening” the guidelines for what the intelligence community can do inside of the U.S.
- Hoekstra: The government should be looking for new ways to build roads, not spy on its citizens
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