Kerby Anderson hosts today’s show. In addition to all the latest news, Kerby will talk to Candy Noble, in studio, about Local Issues. Kerby’s next guest Dan Gabriel, a former Central Intelligence Agency counter-terrorism officer, Daniel will bring information on his new film Mosul. Kerby’s other guest is Robert Charles who will speak about Medicare and ‘The Association of Mature American Citizens’, an alternative to AARP.
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Former Counter-Terrorism Officer - Central Intelligence Agency
Daniel P. Gabriel is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) counter-terrorism officer with extensive experience in countering violent-extremism (CVE), directing counter-insurgency operations, and developing and benchmarking counter-radicalization theory and methodology in the Islamic world. He has served as a senior strategic communications advisor, consultant, and strategist to USG policymakers, civilian/military officials, international media organizations, and foreign governments. He is recognized internationally as a thought-leader in leveraging Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in support of governance and post-conflict management objectives.
As an Agency officer, Mr. Gabriel created, managed, and executed innovative operations in hostile areas to counter violent-extremism and promote credible voices in Islamic societies. He was a key architect and implementer of strategic engagement, collaboration, and de-confliction efforts across USG agencies to integrate global counter-terrorism strategic communications campaign after 9/11.
Mr. Gabriel completed six tours to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He has lived and worked in Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Ethiopia, Egypt, Jordan, Algeria, UAE, Turkey, and Europe.
Mosul - Film Trailer
MOSUL is a feature-length documentary built around several characters that come from the vibrantly diverse cultures and backgrounds that make up modern Iraq: Sunni Tribesman, Shiite Militias, Christian Fighters, and Kurdish Peshmerga. The story is told as a journey north along the Tigris River and into the heart of darkness as key participants fight to reclaim Mosul from the grip of the Islamic State in Iraq (ISIS, also called "Daesh").
Told through the eyes of an Iraqi journalist embedded with Iraqi forces and provided with unprecedented access to unfolding events, MOSUL reveals in stunning detail an apocalyptic battle against two unyielding enemies: violent islamic extremism - and the sectarian mistrust and hatred that will remain long after the politicians declare victory.
President and Managing Member - The Charles Group, LLC
Robert B. Charles (Bobby) has worked in national security and criminal justice for more than three decades, including for the Reagan and Bush 41 White Houses, on the US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, and as Staff Director and Chief Counsel to the US House National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice Subcommittee. Unanimously confirmed by the Senate in 2003, he served as Colin Powell’s Assistant Secretary of State, INL, managing a $2 billion-dollar bureau focused on rule of law, international police training, and counter-narcotics programs in 70 countries. In that role, he set up the US Iraqi and Afghan police training programs, managed Plan Colombia, and programs from Kosovo and Jordan to Thailand and Laos. A ten-year Reserve Naval Intelligence Officer, he volunteered for active duty on 9-11, completing military service in 2009 as a Lieutenant Commander. Between 1998 and 2001, he taught Government Oversight and Cyberlaw at Harvard University’s Extension School. He has written hundreds of articles on law, policy and national security, and two national books, “Narcotics and Terrorism” (2003) and “Eagles and Evergreens” (2018). Raised in rural Maine, one of the best days of his life was acceptance to Dartmouth College. After Dartmouth, he earned a Masters in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University (1984), JD from Columbia Law School, clerked, litigated in New York and Washington, and eventually founded a non-partisan, public-spirited consulting group in Washington DC, focused chiefly on national security.
Texas State Representative, District 89 - State of Texas
A twenty-six year resident of Collin County, Republican Candy Noble is in her first term serving the residents of Texas House District 89.
For over twenty-five years, Candy has been an active volunteer at the state and local level. Governor Greg Abbott appointed Candy to serve on the Texas Juvenile Justice Board, where she served until recently. Her long history of service includes the Collin County CPS Board, the Collin County Parks and Open Spaces Board, and the State Republican Executive Committee. In 2016 Candy served as the Texas Electoral College Chair.
A strong proponent of education, Candy has a degree in Education from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene and serves on the university’s Board of Development.
Candy has been married to her husband Robert for 35 years and they live in Lucas. They have three grown daughters, three sons-in-law, and eight grandchildren, ages seven and under. Candy and Robert are active members of Prestonwood Baptist Church.
Democrat Candidate Promises
By: Derek Hunter - townhall.com - June 16, 2019 Candidates for office have a long history of promising the sun, the moon, and the stars to get votes, and the higher the office, the bigger the promises. Of course, ...