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Home Front: Politix
Trump's Hungarian-American Attack Bulldog: Sebastian Lukacs Gorka
2017-07-17
[Breitbart] "They cannot believe that the American people chose Donald J. Trump to be president," Gorka said. "As a result, they’re in this bubble. They’re in this psychological crisis. They’re tanking, so they spin, they spin. They want to make more money on ratings, so their corporate owners are happy. The only way to be successful in the short term and the long term is to do what you do Sean: It’s about truth. You say that you’re a conservative, but you’re interested in the truth whether it’s about Benghazi, the IRS scandal, Fast and Furious. They don’t care about the truth. Think about their professionalism or their lack of it. Could you imagine a Walter Cronkite or an Edward R. Murrow having a guest on their show and then after the interview ends in the next panel they insult the guest when he can’t defend himself? That’s what Anderson Cooper did this week. That’s just unprofessional."

Ironically, Gorka himself has been‐as Hannity noted‐the target of blatantly inaccurate fake news. Many in the media demonstrably inaccurately reported previously that Gorka was in trouble in the White House and potentially going to lose his position. Nothing could be further from the truth, as Breitbart News has reported.

From Wikipedia.org:

Gorka worked in the Hungarian Ministry of Defense during the prime ministership of József Antall.

Following the September 11 attacks, Gorka became a public figure in Hungary as a television counterterrorism expert. This led to his being asked in 2002 to serve as an official expert on the parliamentary investigatory committee created to uncover the Communist background of the new Hungarian Prime Minister Péter Medgyessy. Medgyessy had been an undercover officer in the Secret Police, the organization which had maintained the previous dictatorship and helped crush the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Gorka rejected Medgyessy's claims of having not spied on people when he was a secret policeman. Gorka failed to obtain the necessary security clearance from the Constitution Protection Office to serve on the committee, apparently because he was widely regarded as a spy working for British counterintelligence. Gorka defended himself against the charge by saying his service in the British army was merely as a uniformed member of its counterterrorist unit, tasked with assessing threats from groups such as the IRA.

In 2004, Gorka became an adjunct to the faculty of the new US initiative for the Program for Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS), a Defense Department-funded program based in the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. At the same time Gorka became an adjunct to USSOCOM's Joint Special Operations University, MacDill Air Force Base. He and his family relocated to the United States in 2008. He was hired as administrative dean at the National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington D.C. Two years later, he began to lecture part-time for the ASD(SOLIC)-funded Masters Program in Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism as part of the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program but remained in a largely administrative role. In 2014 Gorka assumed the privately endowed Major General Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at the Marine Corps University Foundation. In August 2016, he joined The Institute of World Politics, a private institution, on a full-time basis as Professor of Strategy and Irregular Warfare and Vice President for National Security Support. He is on the advisory board of the Council for Emerging National Security Affairs (CENSA).

Between 2009 and 2011 Gorka wrote for the Hudson Institute of New York (now Gatestone Institute). Between 2011 and 2013, Gorka was an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. From 2014 to 2016, Gorka was an editor for national security affairs for the Breitbart News Network, where he worked for Stephen K. Bannon.
Posted by:Elmatch Elmoluns5932

#2  #1 Yes, a very solid fellow. Glad he is on the winning side. Reminds me a bit of Nigel Farage.
Posted by: Dale   2017-07-17 18:23  

#1  Knew him in Hungary when I was a diplomate there. He's a solid guy whose position on terrorism then is as is now- No mealymouthed BS.
Posted by: Jack Salami   2017-07-17 10:10  

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