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Frank J. Gaffney Jr.

Frank J. Gaffney Jr.

Frank J. Gaffney Jr. is president of the Center for Security Policy (, a columnist for The Washington Times and host of Secure Freedom Radio, heard in Washington weeknights at 9 p.m. on 1260 AM.

Articles by Frank J. Gaffney Jr.

Protecting the U.S. electrical grid illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

FRANK GAFFNEY: An appeal to Obama: Secure the grid

Last week, more than 30 prominent national security practitioners - including influential former legislators and military leaders - urged President Obama to address what is indisputably the most acute danger facing our country today. Published May 20, 2015

FILE - In this May 5, 2015 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate leaders said Tuesday that Democrats have enough votes to block action on President Barack Obama's trade initiatives unless the parties can work out disagreements on how to package various bills. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, a strong opponent of Obama’s trade agenda, said Democrats have more than enough votes to block action for now. McConnell agreed. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

FRANK GAFFNEY: Tipping point on emasculating the Senate

Perhaps the imperative of checking Barack Obama's overreach has hit a tipping point when nearly every Senate Democrat objected Tuesday to giving him a blank check to negotiate trade deals. Published May 13, 2015

Walter Duranty, New York Times correspondent, center, at a luncheon given in his honor by the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents at the Hotel Lombardy in New York, April 16, 1936.  At left is Kenneth Durant, representative of TASS, Soviet news agency, and at right is A. Bernard Moloney, of Reuters, president of the association. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

FRANK GAFFNEY: Walter Duranty 2.0

In the 1930s, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent named Walter Duranty misled his readers about the true, horrific nature of Soviet communism. Published May 11, 2015

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, 76, has announced the launch of Gingrich 360, described as "a full circle American consulting and media production group," with a focus on the nation's success. (Associated Press)

FRANK GAFFNEY: Memo to Hillary Clinton: Fuggedaboutit

Hillary Clinton was not much of a New Yorker, even though she got to play one in the Senate for a time. Even she must be familiar, however, with a classic New York phrase: Fuggedaboutit. Published April 27, 2015

Armenian people living in Switzerland attend a rally to commemorate victims of the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Turks hundred years ago, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Bern, Switzerland. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)

FRANK GAFFNEY: It was and is jihadist genocide

One hundred years ago today, jihad was unleashed on the Armenian and other Christians of the Ottoman Empire. By some estimates, as many as 1.5 million people were murdered. Published April 24, 2015

In this Wednesday, April 15, 2015 image released by the U.S. Navy, a shooter launches an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron 11, off the flight deck aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Fifth Fleet area of operations. he U.S. Navy has dispatched USS Theodore Roosevelt toward the waters off Yemen to join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to Houthi rebels, U.S. officials said on Monday. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anna Van Nuys/U.S. Navy Media Content Services via AP)

FRANK GAFFNEY: Dump this Iran deal

If you thought the magnitude of Team Obama's abject capitulation to Iran on the latter's nuclear weapons program could not be exceeded, think again. Published April 21, 2015

A 'hostile' culture is leading Christians to leave the U.S. armed forces, The Washington Times reported. (Associated Press)

FRANK GAFFNEY: Mr. Obama, stop breaking our military

When Barack Obama first declared that he intended to "fundamentally transform the United States of America," most of us had no idea what he intended, let alone the breadth and implications of those transformative changes. Published April 17, 2015