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From stealing America’s technology to unleashing the COVID-19 pandemic, rapidly expanding its military and threatening Taiwan, China’s Communist regime is on a war footing with the free world, and America in particular.

Its aim is obvious: world domination by any means necessary. As such, China has poured billions into its “Belt and Road” initiative in the Third World, especially in nations that produce rare earth minerals needed for electric car batteries, cell phones and other technical uses. They are creating dependency and virtual colonization.

Because it has a far larger market than America and Europe, China even dictates content in Hollywood. Few dare offend the regime and thereby deny access to China’s hundreds of millions of ticket buyers.

An exception is the current hit film “Top Gun: Maverick,” in which Tom Cruise sports a leather jacket from the original “Top Gun” film that has the flags of Taiwan and Japan on the back. This enraged the Communist Party leadership. The flags were taken off in a trailer for the film but surprisingly restored in the full movie, a rare bucking of the powers that be in China.

From the National Basketball Association to Apple, Inc., many American-based companies accommodate Chinese demands, such as Apple removing a Taiwan flag emoji for Apple users in China and Hong Kong.

In addition, as anti-communist scholar Trevor Loudon has revealed, Chinese Communists have aided Democrat voter registration drives in America.

How can Americans be alerted to the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party and its growing influence, and what can we do to push back?

Clare M. Lopez co-authored and edited “Shariah: The Threat to America” as well as The Tiger Team’s “The Secure Freedom Strategy: A Plan for Victory Over the Global Jihad Movement.”

Clare M. Lopez is the Founder/President of Lopez Liberty LLC, with a mission to alert Americans to national security threats, both international and from the Islamic Movement/Muslim Brotherhood and their Marxist/communist collaborators in this country.

She serves as a senior advisory board member for the Near East Center for Strategic Engagement (NEC-SE).

Ms. Lopez was the Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy (CSP) from 2014 to 2020, a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Canadian Mackenzie Institute.

During the 2020 election season, she worked with STAND on security issues and as an advisor/mentor to Special Forces students in a fall Department of Defense course.

Ms. Lopez has been an instructor on Iran, Hizballah and the Red-Black-Green Axis for Understanding the Threat and currently is an instructor for UtT’s online National Security Academy.

From 2013-2016, she served as a member of the Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi and continues as a member of the Citizens’ Commission on National Security.

In “Made in China,” an April 20, 2020 article for the Citizens Commission on National Security, she explains how the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic almost certainly arose from a biological warfare lab in Communist China.

In 2016, she was named to Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign national security advisory team. Formerly Vice President of the Intelligence Summit, she was a career operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, a professor at the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, Executive Director of the Iran Policy Committee from 2005-2006, and has served as a consultant, intelligence analyst, and researcher for a variety of defense firms. She was named a 2011 Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute.

Already an advisor to EMP Act America, in February 2012 Ms. Lopez was named a member of the Congressional Task Force on National and Homeland Security, which focuses on the Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) threat to the nation. She serves as a member of the Boards of Advisors/Directors for the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, the United West, and the Voice of the Copts. She has been a Visiting Researcher and guest lecturer on counterterrorism, national defense, and international relations at Georgetown University.

Ms. Lopez is a regular contributor to a range of media on subjects related to China, Russia, Iran & the Middle East. She is the co-author of two published books on Iran and numerous articles on China and its military-civilian fusion Biological Weapons program. She is the author of The Rise of the Iran Lobby and co-author/editor of the Center’s Team B II study, “Shariah: The Threat to America” as well as The Tiger Team’s “The Secure Freedom Strategy: A Plan for Victory Over the Global Jihad Movement.”

She co-authored “Gulen & the Gulenist Movement” with CSP’s Vice President for Outreach, Christopher Holton, “See No Shariah: ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ & the Disarming of America’s First Line of Defense” with Frank Gaffney, CSP’s founder and past President, and is both editor and co-author of the Center’s “Ally No More: Erdogan’s New Turkish Caliphate & the Rising Jihadist Threat to the West.”

Ms. Lopez received a B.A. in Communications and French from Notre Dame College of Ohio and an M.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. She completed Marine Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Quantico, Virginia before declining a military commission to join the CIA.

Please join us for this important and informative conversation.

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