For 15-years, Lisa Benson has been at the forefront of uncovering, exposing and doing all she can to dismantle terror networks within the United States. For more than 25-years, she has been a tireless Pro-Israel advocate, lobbyist, and development advisor for institutions of scientific research, Israel foreign policy and security and humanitarian organizations.
Weeks after the 9-11 attack on America, the esteemed counter-intelligence expert, Steven Emerson, Founder, The Investigative Project, called on Lisa to organize financing and awareness networks to educate on the Islamic threat on America. Following, Lisa went on to do assessments in the Ukraine, Former Soviet Union on behalf of the Jewish Federation of North America. Successfully completing assignments home and abroad, Lisa went on to work for DC-based think tanks and policy centers on counter terrorism issues.
Lisa is a highly regarded national security and foreign policy analyst, compelling public speaker, radio broadcaster and leader of a growing national citizen-based mobilization to protect the American Homeland, The National Security Task Force. She is also the Founder of THE QUEEN ESTHER PROJECT – a nonprofit dedicated to educating on the atrocities and genocide of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities in harm’s way of Islamic Jihad.
The hallmark of all her efforts are the collaborations she has created with 35 esteemed national security experts of acclaim – they are military experts, former CIA, former FBI, and researchers and analysts from Policy Centers and Think Tanks in Washington, D.C.
Currently, Lisa has the ears of a national and international audience each week on Salem Media, the nation’s leading national conservative talks, 960 The Patriot each Sunday afternoon as the voice of the Lisa Benson Radio Show for National Security Matters – heard throughout the nation.
Lisa is the daughter of a Concentration Camp Liberator chronicled in the United States Holocaust Museum. Lisa is the ONLY Jewish woman in America on AM radio addressing National Security and Pro- Israel concerns using her BIRTH NAME and not a pseudo name. She is the mother of two children, she hails from Phoenix, Arizona, and has been welding the issue of the US Southern border insecurity, Middle East destabilization with infiltration and penetration of the Muslim Brotherhood in communities across America. .
With 30,000 podcast listeners, and a world-wide audience, Lisa is eager to deliver a message to Americans on tactical solutions to stop the penetration of radical Islam in America.
Jerry Gordon – Deputy Managing Editor www.NatSecDailyBrief
Jerry Gordon is Sr. Vice President of World Encounter Institute and Sr. Editor for New English Review. He is a former Army Intelligence officer who served during the Viet Nam era.
Mr. Gordon has published widely in such outlets as Front Page Magazine, The American Thinker, World Net Daily, Chron Watch, New English Review, Israpundit and others. He has been a frequent guest discussing Middle East issues on radio in both the U.S. and Canada. He is co-host on the weekly Lisa Benson Radio Show on National Security Issues on the Salem Radio Network broadcast on KKNT960 from Phoenix, Arizona. He has been co-host on the periodic International Middle East Roundtable discussions with noted experts broadcast on Northwest Florida’s Talk Radio station, 1330AMWEBY. Mr. Gordon’s New English Review articles are archived here. His collection of interviews, The West Speaks, was published by the NER Press in 2O12. He is a graduate of both Boston and Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Richard Cutting – Senior Editor www.NatSecDailyBrief
Richard Cutting, Executive Producer/Showrunner, Writer, Director, is a successful entertainment industry veteran whose work in the film and TV business includes
assignments across all forms of media including various national film and TV projects, plays, music videos, and advertising and marketing campaigns.
In the National Security sector, Richard has a Masters in International Affairs from
Columbia Univeristy, and has been studying and commenting on world affairs for more than thirty years. His analysis and observation include commentary on international economics and finance, the history of intelligence and military affairs, Islamist-related conflict, media and propaganda, diplomacy and trade.
After years of senior corporate financial communications and sales and marketing
experience at large companies such as Hiil & Knowlton/JWT, Columbia Pictures
Entertainment, NBC, Freeport McMoRan, Time Inc. New Media, Conde Nast and other media giants, Richard is also conversant on the strategic aspects of the global media and entertainment industry.
As a performer, he is currently appearing in the lead role of Dr. Daniel Milgram n the original award-winning TV series Milgram And The Fastwalkers
(www.fastwalkerseries.com), a noir TV drama about UFOs, for which he is Showrunner, Director, Writer and Executive Producer. He most recently appeared in House Of Cards as CIA Liaison in Season 2 and again in Season 3. Richard worked repeatedly on All My Children and HBO’s The Wire, and appeared in National Treasure: The Book of Secrets.
A native New Yorker, Richard has a dual B.A. in English Literature and Acting/Theatre Studies from Connecticut College, and is an Acting Program Graduate of the National Theater Institute, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
Shoshana Bryen – Contributor
Shoshana Bryen has more than 30 years of experience as an analyst of U.S. defense policy and Middle East affairs, and has run programs and conferences with American military personnel in various countries. The former Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA, Mrs. Bryen was for 17 years author of the widely read and republished JINSA Reports. After serving as JINSA’s Executive Director during the 1980s, she focused on planning and running national security related programs and conferences in the U.S., Israel, Jordan, Taiwan and elsewhere. She has worked with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College and the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, and lectured at the National Defense University in Washington.
Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Sun and Defense News, among other outlets, as well as in JINSA Reports.
Since 1982, Mrs. Bryen has done travel programs in the Middle East for military professionals, allowing more than 450 American military officers to engage in professional discussions of issues that both unite and divide the United States, Israel and Jordan. In 1988, she created a program to take the cadets and midshipmen of America’s service academies to Israel for a three-week work/study program that has been incorporated as a formal internship in all three service academies and permitted hundreds of future officers to have a positive, in-depth experience in Israel. She has also taken Turkish and Israeli military officers to speak at the academies and has lectured in the service academies as well.
She is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Aleethia Foundation that provides opportunities for wounded veterans of the Iran and Afghanistan wars, and is a Member of the Board of the Naval Academy Jewish Chapel.
Mrs. Bryen is married to Dr. Stephen Bryen. They have four children – including a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army – and two grandchildren.