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      Virginia Thomas, 54, is a special correspondent for the Daily Caller producing videos of emerging leaders and educators in the public square. Her ear is to the ground outside the Washington Beltway as a social entrepreneur. Previously, she was the founder of (nonprofit for citizen activists), and has worked at The Heritage Foundation, Hillsdale College's Washington office, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the senior levels of the legislative and executive branches of government. She has maintained her midwestern authenticity after 30 years in Washington, D.C. and enjoys motor homing and the Nebraska Cornhuskers with her husband, Justice Clarence Thomas. Her degrees are: Business Communication & Political Science from Creighton University, and J.D. from Creighton Law School (Omaha, NE).

Dr. Sebastian Gorka is a national security expert who trains special forces soldiers on counterterrorism and intelligence.

Gorka, who recently became a U.S. citizen, was born in Britain to parents who escaped Communism in Hungary. A military affairs fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Gorka teaches at the National Defense University and gives national security lectures in the United States and internationally. He also has testified before Congress on national security matters and regularly appears in the media to discuss foreign policy and emerging threats to U.S. security.

The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas recently spoke with Gorka about President Obama’s muddled foreign policy choices, the threat political correctness poses to our national security, the threats to our constitutional order from forces both outside and inside our borders, myths of conventional thinking on national security matters and much more.

Help us make sense of President Obama’s foreign policy

What is at stake in America right now?

Have conservatives, Republicans and their donors put too many eggs in the political basket?

What is your background and your mission in life?

If you could have national attention for a moment, what would you tell every American?

What are three myths of conventional thinking?

What is the optimal way to oppose jihadi ideology?

How would you balance liberty and security in practical circumstances?

What gives you hope, and what can ordinary citizens do to help?

For more information, see:

Testimony on the Terrorist Threat to America and his bio
Gorka’s textbook on fighting terrorism

A new book Gorka contributed to on fighting the ideological war

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