This hour we bring you news for around the world. After looking at the headlines of the day, we will hear from one of Washington’s most respected journalist on some of his recent concerns regarding national security with a focus on China. We then hear from the president of Open Doors, as they have just released their WATCH LIST of countries of the greatest concern with regards to religious persecution. Which country topped the list this year?
Join us for a ride back into early American history. Learn about a daring military commander who was also an American statesman whose passionate argument in favor of national unity helped ratify the Constitution. Hear about his friendships with people like George and Martha Washington, Nathanael Greene, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and more. And discover how his son lead a battle that almost tore the country apart. Don’t miss a minute of this riveting history lesson.
Bill Gertz is Senior Editor of The Washington Free Beacon and National Security Columnist for The Washington Times. Bill is an expert on China, the CIA and U.S. Defense and is the author of six books, four of which were national bestsellers. Bill has written numerous articles for journals and magazines, including National Review, The Weekly Standard, and Air Force Magazine. He has lectured on defense, national security, and media issues at the Defense Department’s National Security Leadership Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va., the National Defense University in Washington, DC, and at the CIA in Virginia.
Open Doors USA President and CEO David Curry advocates on behalf of those who are persecuted for their Christian faith. He provides leadership to Open Doors USA on its mission to strengthen and equip Christians living under extreme restrictions, while encouraging them to remain strong in their faith. Since joining Open Doors USA in August 2013, Curry has traveled overseas to encourage those living under persecution and to support the work Open Doors. He appears frequently on Fox News and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Curry has also been published or featured in CBS News, CNN, The Washington Post, USA Today, Christianity Today, The Christian Post and other news outlets.
Curry previously served as CEO and president at Christian organizations that serve the homeless and neglected children in several countries, including India and Haiti. Curry is the author of four books: First Aid for Enablers, It's Not How Far You Fall It's How High You Bounce, God Plays Golf and Change Your World! Curry holds a bachelor's degree from Northwest University in Seattle and an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Faith Evangelical College and Seminary based in Tacoma, Washington. Based in Santa Ana, California, Curry and his wife have two children.
RYAN COLE, a former assistant to Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and speechwriter at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, holds degrees in history and journalism from Indiana University. He has written extensively about American history and literature for the Wall Street Journal, National Review, the New Crite- rion, Civil War Times, the American Inter- est, and the Indianapolis Star. Additionally, he has written for Indiana University and the Lumina Foundation, and he served on the staff of the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.
In the Market with Janet Parshall, challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.