Mark Helprin: Fighting America's Enemies


Mark Helprin, writer, novelist and pundit, joins Frank for a full hour to discuss the most pressing national security issues of the day, from terrorism, Afghanistan, Iran, China, to the defense budget. Helprin, former adviser on Defense and Foreign Relations to presidential candidate Robert Dole, describes the current Administration’s view of terrorism as a law enforcement issue: “the people that crashed our planes into our buildings are all dead so the case is closed.” He contends that this mentality, coupled with a policy of refusing to name our enemy, is inadequate in fighting the war on terror.. Listen to the renowned author of Winter’s Tale discuss the perils of defense cuts in the segment below and catch the the whole show at [audio:]


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