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Council of Colonels
Council of Colonels with Guest Col Eric Buer
Col. Eric Buer (USMC-Ret), author of Ghosts of Baghdad: Marine Corps Gunships on the Opening Days of the Iraq War. Climb in the cockpit and join a Marine attack helicopter pilot in this authentic and compelling firsthand account of the opening days and nights of the Iraq War.
Council of Colonels with guest: Col Eric Buer
Col. Eric Buer (USMC-Ret), author of Ghosts of Baghdad: Marine Corps Gunships on the Opening Days of the Iraq War is currently a senior executive for an aviation and training company. He is also a consultant and public speaker in the areas of military and commercial aviation and global conflict. Buer, a native Californian, spent his formative years in rural New England before graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in economics. After accepting a commission from the Marine Corps, he was trained to fly attack helicopters. His deployments took him to the Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He later served on the staff of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs as a professor of national security strategy and policy at the National War College and as an air group commanding officer.
Council of Colonels with Guest: Nicole Tsai
Nicole Tsai, a vibrant anchorwoman devoted to the Chinese Whistleblower Movement back in 2018, this movement later developed into the New Federal State of China. Nicole’s expertise in journalism makes her one of the prominent communicators of our movement. As a witness of the Tiananmen Massacre of 1989, Nicole naturalized to US citizenship with determined efforts to take down the Chinese Communist Party. She is one of the anchors of the NFSC Speaks show, which has over 170,000 followers on social media platforms.
Guest: Steven Friend
Steve Friend is an opinion writer, author, and former state and federal law enforcement officer with more than a decade of experience. He worked as a patrolman and narcotics agent in Savannah, Georgia before joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2014. Steve investigated violent crimes and major offenses occurring on Indian Reservations in northeast Nebraska for seven years and was also a member of the FBI Omaha SWAT team. He transferred to Daytona Beach, Florida to investigate child exploitation and human trafficking before being reassigned to investigate domestic terrorism. Steve became an FBI whistleblower in 2022 after making protected disclosures to Congress about the FBI’s questionable and manipulative investigations of January 6th protestors. Steve is the author of “True Blue: My Journey from Beat Cop to FBI Whistleblower.” He is a 2007 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and holds a bachelor of science in accounting. Steve is a married father of two sons.
Guest: Adrian Kubicki, Poland needs NATO to support Ukraine
Great conversation with Adrian Kubicki Polish Diplomat in favor of NATO support to Ukraine. Adrian Kubicki was born in Toruń, Poland. He is a diplomat, sociologist, expert in public relations and communication, former journalist and spokesperson of LOT Polish Airlines. In August, 2019 he joined the Polish foreign service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he received a consular title and was appointed to a four-year term as director of the Polish Cultural Institute in New York - part of Poland's diplomatic mission to the U.S., specializing in the field of public diplomacy. In January 2020, he received an official nomination to become the new Consul-General of Poland in New York. In February 2020, he passed his hearing before a parliamentary commission, receiving the green light to take over the post in March, 2020.
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