America Betrayed ~ Live: Author Jack Idema & Dean Haskins

First Hour Guest

Dean C. Haskins is the Executive Director of the Birther Summit.

A freelance writer and professional musician/producer, Haskins was the chairman of Restore the


Republic which was one of the original Birther organizations.

Dean Haskins ~ Executive Director of the Birther


Second Hour Guest



“The Hunt for Bin Laden: Task Force Dagger”

“The Colonel’s Wife”

Jack Idema was born on Memorial Day, 1956-the federal holiday commemorating


UK) about the first two hundred American Special Forces who defeated the Taliban and al-Qaida terrorists in

Afghanistan between October 2001 and June 2002, on which The Hunt for bin Laden-Task Force Dagger is based. He is the recipient of the 2001 National Press Club Award, one of the world’s most prestigious awards for Journalism, for “The Colonel’s Wife” chronicling his one year search for the killer of a Green Beret colonel’s wife. soldiers who died in military service. He is co-author of the best-selling books The Hunt for Bin Laden (Random House) and Task Force Dagger (Macmillan

His investigation of

Soviet Union nuclear smuggling during the Lithuanian Revolution, in which he participated as a combatant, enabled both “60 Minutes” and US News & World Report to win the IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Tom Renner Award for Outstanding Crime Reporting in 1996 for their stories on Russian Nuclear Smuggling.

Idema spent his military career in the United States Army Special Forces & Special Mission Units, more than twenty years working with or for the CounterTerroristGroup US, and over seven years in

Afghanistan. He has trained, worked with, or conducted operations with almost every Special Operations Force in the world, including the British SAS, the German GSG-9, the French GIGN, the Soviet GRU military intelligence, and Soviet Alfa Group Commandos.

While there are disputes over who was the youngest Green Beret in American history,

the fact remains that Jack Idema was awarded his Green Beret in 1975 by Colonel Charles Beckwith, founder of Delta Force. No other person has ever even been

admitted to the Special Forces selection course at the age of eighteen, no less graduated

and been awarded the coveted Green Beret at nineteen.

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