REACTION TO BIDEN’S ADDRESS REGARDING IMMIGRATION AND BORDER SECURITY
Media director of FAIR (the Federation for American Immigration Reform), IRA MEHLMAN, is our guest to talk about what has been done and not done regarding the southern border. Mehlman joined FAIR in 1986 with experience as a journalist, professor of journalism, special assistant to Gov. Richard Lamm (Colorado), and press secretary of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. His columns have appeared in National Review, LA Times, NY Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, and more. He is an experienced TV and radio commentator.
THE CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THOUGHTS ON PULLING U.S. TROOPS OUT OF AFGHANISTAN
We get an update from GREGG ROMAN, Chief Operations Officer of The Middle East Forum, who joins us from the region.
Roman is responsible for day-to-day management, communications, and financial resource development. Mr. Roman previously served as director of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. In 2014, he was named one of the ten most inspiring global Jewish leaders by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. He previously served as the political advisor to the deputy foreign minister of Israel and worked for the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Mr. Roman is a frequent speaker at venues around the world, often appears on television, and has written for the Hill, the Forward, the Albany Times-Union, and other publications. He attended American University in Washington, D.C., and the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel, where he studied national security studies and political communications.