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Robert Young Pelton

Biography:

Robert Young Pelton has become the inspiration and role model for a new generation of intellectual adventurers. He is an author, journalist, film-maker, photographer, adventurer, explorer, expert, philosopher and passionate advocate for truth and discovery. He is a former marketing strategist, product developer and CEO of his own company. Robert's journeys and expeditions accomplished in his time off turned into a career when he created the annually updated "Robert Young Pelton's, The World's Most Dangerous Places", followed soon after by his humorous survival guide, "Come Back Alive", and his autobiography, "The Adventurist".

Robert is Executive Producer and host of his series of highly rated specials for the Discovery and the Travel Channel. He has also been a featured speaker at the TED conference, trained Navy Seals in survival, and participated in secret Special Forces training.

Past Shows:

Terrorism & Expeditions - New World Order

In the first half, author, adventurer, and journalist Robert Young Pelton talked about terrorism, and his Expedition Kony project. He addressed the possibility that there could be terrorism incidents at the Winter Olympics being held in Sochi, Russia. In the second half, Joshua Abraham discussed the "ancient astronaut theory" and how it relates to the New World Order. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Kony Expedition/ Ancient Mysteries

In the first half, author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed his Expedition Kony project, in which he plans to seek out the fugitive warlord and alleged mass murderer Joseph Kony, who is on the run in the jungles of Africa. In the latter half, best-selling author Erich von Daniken spoke about his seminal research into the ancient alien hypothesis and latest work on mysterious ancient complexes. ... More »

Host: George Noory

War & Security/ Seances

In the first half, author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed modern warfare and security issues, current areas of turmoil around the globe, and related topics. In the latter half, author M.J. Rose spoke about the history of seances and techniques that have been used by the likes of Victor Hugo, Mark Twain, Mary Todd Lincoln and Arthur Conan Doyle to access the souls and spirits of the departed. ... More »

Host: George Noory

NSA Surveillance/ Vampire Culture

In the first half, author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed the Edward Snowden whistleblower case, and the NSA surveillance of American citizens. In the latter half, Father Sebastiaan, an influential figure on modern 'Vampyrism,' with his contributions in the areas of philosophy, spirituality, and nightlife, talked about his practice of "fangmaking," as well as the popularity of vampire mythology. ... More »

Host: George Noory

War Trends

Author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed global war trends, his experiences working with private military contractors, as well as geopolitical hot spots. First hour guest, space historian Robert Zimmerman reacted to NASA's announcement that they will not lead efforts for astronauts to return to the moon. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Geopolitics & War Trends

Author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed the geopolitical situation in various countries such as Afghanistan, his experiences working with private military contractors, and the war trends he currently sees happening. First hour guest, Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, talked about 2nd Amendment rights, and reacted to the news that Pres. Obama could use executive orders to restrict guns. ... More »

Host: John B. Wells

America & Geopolitics

In the first half, journalist and adventurer Robert Young Pelton offered his analysis of America's problems, as well as various turmoil-ridden spots around the world, especially regions in the Middle East. Appearing during the third hour, sound healer, and energy practitioner Aleya Dao talked about planetary shifts & energies, as well as mass consciousness. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Planet X & 2012

Guest host Rob Simone (email) was joined by former CNN science features news producer, Marshall Masters, who discussed the connection between Planet X and 2012 as well as how they relate to Edgar Cayce's predictions and the Kolbrin Bible. In the first hour, journalist and adventurer Robert Young Pelton presented reports from the front lines of terrorism and piracy. ... More »

Host: Rob Simone

Geopolitics/ Weather Manipulation

In the first half of the show, journalist and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed various geopolitical flashpoints including Pakistan and Afghanistan. In the latter half of the show, meteorologist Scott Stevens talked about such topics as weather manipulation, chemtrails, and orgone energy. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Rebroadcast: Private Military Contractors

In a rebroadcast from 11/24/07, Ian Punnett talked with author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton about the rise of military privatization in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in our own country. First hour guest Galen Cook discussed the D.B. Cooper case. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Geopolitics & Terrorism

Appearing for the entire 4-hour program, author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed various geopolitical flashpoints, based on his experiences in dangerous countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Somalia. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Martian Anomalies

Aerospace developer Sir Charles Shults discussed his research into anomalies on Mars, notably what he believes to be fossils on the Martian surface. "What I have found is basically the remains of organisms that look like sea urchins. We've found some... ... More »

Host: George Noory

Merging Science & Spirituality

Appearing during the middle two hours,scientist and biotech executive Leo Kim shared how numerous concepts of 21st-century science are consistent with spiritual ideas. While he started off skeptical of spirituality, he came to the conclusion that the materialism views held by many scientists such as Richard Dawkins were a kind of "false gospel"-- a dogmatic insistence that the brain and the universe are just material stuff. But now, because of the oddities of quantum phenomena, scientists are having to take on really "out-there" type theories such as parallel universes, added dimensions, string theory, and multiverses because their former equations and assumptions don't fit with the evidence, he noted. Kim argued the mind has the capability of rewiring the brain, and what really exists in the universe is mind and spirit. In regard to healing methods, he suggested if we could merge new scientific treatments, the powers of the mind, and good nutrition, we'd take a quantum leap forw ... More »

Host: George Noory

Afghanistan, Iraq & Colombia

Adventurer Robert Young Pelton shared his firsthand knowledge of various violent and war torn areas of the world. Pelton discussed his experiences in Afghanistan, where he was embedded with a special forces team in 2002. According to Pelton, most of the people that form the Taliban in Afghanistan are from Pakistan. Ninety percent of the casualties were Pakistanis, he said. Pelton also talked about the Taliban recruitment process.Pelton commented on the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit global policy think tank. Pelton said he was a strong critic of RAND, as they "do the homework and the thinking for politicians" and essentially "created Al-Qaeda." Pelton shared his thoughts on the Iraq War, noting it as an example of why we should not invade other countries -- "they always end up right back where you started."Pelton spoke about his time in Latin America, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), and what really happened during the hostage rescue in Colombia. Pelton ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Private Military Contractors

Author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton discussed his latest book, Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror, in which he explores the rise of military privatization in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in our own country. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

World's Most Dangerous Places

Art Bell was joined by professional adventurer Robert Young Pelton, who spoke about his journeys into the world's most dangerous places. ... More »

Host: Art Bell

Mercenaries & Military Conflict

In the middle two hours of the show, adventurer and author Robert Young Pelton discussed the world of hired military contractors. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Trouble Spots

Author and adventurer Robert Young Pelton (comebackalive.com) the main guest on Tuesday's show, discussed his travels to the world's most troubled spots, and shared his insights into terrorism and war. In Afghanistan, during the US attack after 9-11, Pelton said the sounds of war, such as bombs being dropped, were "awe inspiring," and not unlike being at a "rock concert." And yet, the thing that scares him the most about being in such a place, is "the randomness of death." Pelton believes that the rationale for the 9-11 attack, was "the little guy striking back at the big guy," but since then, America has done "more damage to ourselves than the enemy," with our "blowback" (reactive postures). "The country most likely poised to degrade our position," is China, Pelton said, suggesting that the US may eventually be competing with them for the same global resources. He also commented that the largest group of terrorists today are in Colombia-- namely the 25,000 Marxist rebels. ... More »

Host: George Noory

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