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Charles R. Smith

Biography:

Charles R. Smith is one of America's leading experts on cyber technology and its implications for war, terrorism, privacy and every way technology interacts with our lives. He is an exclusive columnist for NewsMax.com as its "CyberWar" expert and is currently President and CEO of SOFTWAR, his own consulting company.

Mr. Smith's life sounds like a character in a Tom Clancy novel. He received a U.S. government "Top Secret" clearance as a top-level computer engineer for EDS. There he was assigned to work with the U.S. Army on logistic projects during the Cold War. He currently provides security software for medical information services and hospitals, encryption software for secure e-mail, direct communications, electronic commerce and Internet Web Site services. During the past ten years, Smith has also become a noted investigative journalist.

Past Shows:

Tech & NSA/ Cryptozoological Mysteries

In the first half, specialist in cyber warfare and technology, Charles R. Smith, joined George Knapp to talk about NSA revelations and their affect on society and the tech industry. In the latter half, zoologist, media consultant, and science writer, Dr Karl Shuker, discussed bizarre, anomalous creatures of every conceivable (and inconceivable!) kind. ... More »

Host: George Knapp

Digital Identities & Privacy

Bioethicist and biotechnology expert Lori Andrews discussed her latest work on how our digital identities are starting to overshadow our physical identities, and the damaging effects of uncontrolled changes in privacy. First hour guest, specialist in cyber warfare and technology, Charles R. Smith, reported on issues related to drones. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Information Warfare

Guest host John B. Wells (email) was joined by specialist in cyber warfare and information security, Charles R. Smith, for a discussion on the current state of information warfare including how unmanned aircraft can penetrate information systems and personal computers and download information and insert viruses. ... More »

Host: John B. Wells

Climate Change & Extreme Weather

In the latter half of the show, author Whitley Strieber spoke about climate change and extreme weather. We're seeing a "climactic oscillation, which is a shifting back and forth of extreme heat to extreme cold," he said. In the first hour, 'CyberWar' expert Charles R. Smith talked about new rules being considered by the FCC to control Internet usage. 2nd hour guest, financial advisor Catherine Austin Fitts discussed the continuing foreclosure crisis. ... More »

Host: George Noory

EMF Pollution

Author and health pioneer Ann Louise Gittleman discussed the latest scientific data & case studies that show how EMF pollution has reached the point of toxicity, causing fatigue, irritability, weakness, and even illness, and how we can protect ourselves from the danger. First hour guests, author Whitley Strieber and investigative journalist Charles R. Smith commented on a mysterious missile launch in Los Angeles. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Energy Healing

Health & wellness expert Deborah King discussed energy healing and the relationship between truth illness. First hour guest, Charles R. Smith spoke about reports that the US power grid is vulnerable to attacks. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Children & Reincarnation

Past life therapist and researcher Carol Bowman shared children's reports of reincarnation including the James Leininger case in which a toddler had memories of being a WWII fighter pilot. It can be therapeutic for children to talk about past life memories, as it may help them overcome phobias or illnesses tied to the former lives, she detailed. Her own son, Chase, had memories at a young age of being a wounded soldier in the Civil War, and declared "I miss my wife and children." In the Leininger case, a 2 ½ year-old boy had specific recall of incidents in WWII. He pointed to a map of Iwo Jima, saying 'that's where my plane went down' (for more on this, see an ABC News report). Another case Bowman recounted dealt with a family who lost a son, and came to believe one of the later children was his reincarnation. The boy knew specific information about the deceased child, had similar markings on his body, and said "I was sick before I died, but came back." The late Dr. Ia ... More »

Host: George Noory

China & Military Technology

Investigative journalist for NewsMax.com, Charles R. Smith discussed concerns about China in relation to their militaristic practices and intent. ... More »

Host: Art Bell

N. Korea, Cyber War & New Weapons

Guest host Ross Mitchell talked with cyber tech expert Charles R. Smith about the current situation with North Korea as well as how cyber warfare and cutting edge weaponry have changed the nature of conflict around the world. ... More »

Host: Ross Mitchell

Alien Analysis

The investigative writer known as George L. presented his conclusions on aliens based on his telepathic communications and published UFO/abductee material. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Finance Tips & Hutchison Whampoa Deal

In the middle two hours, author and financial advisor Howard Ruff shared his investment tips and economic views. Here are some of the highlights: Real estate values have neared their peak and home prices will begin to fall, especially in expensive areas such as California.The stock market is trending downwards and will eventually fall to 4,000 at the bottom of its current cycle. Gold and silver are in the midst of a bull market, and will continue to be a good value for the next few years. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Security, Warfare & the Port Deal

Consultant Charles R. Smith commented on such topics as computer security, military technology, and the UAE port deal. Computer hackers can gain access to personal information through such methods as keystroke logging, and he suggested that Internet users make sure they have antiviral and firewall software installed to protect themselves. Smith discussed AESA (active electronically scanned array) radar, an advanced weapon using microwave radiation that is being readied for use for US Air Force jets. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Special: UAE Port Controversy

In this special program, six guests addressed the controversial United Arab Emirates port deal, which would put Dubai Ports World in charge of running major US shipping ports. Maritime Master Capt. Kelly Sweeney suggested that the issue wasn't so much who owned the ports, but what security measures were being taken to ensure safety to Americans. He strongly believes we need increased Coast Guard inspections and that every shipping container should be screened for radioactivity. Consultant Charles R. Smith commented that the UAE have been close military allies to the United States and have no obvious associations with terrorists. Yet like the Saudis, their country may harbor many enemies to the US, he noted. ... More »

Host: George Noory

China: Espionage & War

Consultant Charles R. Smith discussed the implications of recent Chinese espionage related to U.S. military secrets and the possibility of war with China. He also detailed how some American companies such as Yahoo and Cisco have aided China in its tracking down of dissidents, through the usage of their software and hardware. ... More »

Host: George Noory

North Korea & Kim Jong Il

Cyber-war columnist, Charles R. Smith, one of America's leading experts on cyber technology, war, and gaming, discussed North Korea's nuclear capability, as well as the history and idiosyncrasies of their dictator Kim Jong Il.Recent satellite imagery shows the North Koreans have been digging deep into a mountainside and building large viewing stands nearby. According to Smith, this data points to a coming underground nuclear test on the Korean peninsula. ... More »

Host: George Noory

War Technology

NewsMax columnist Charles R. Smith offered his analysis of various geopolitical conflicts and discussed the latest technology in military unmanned vehicles. These unmanned craft are one indication that we are entering a "new kind of war," he said, where precision instruments and information technology have replaced the old "industrial style" of battle. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Election Special

In a special six-hour broadcast George Noory hosted an array of C2C regulars who offered their commentary and analysis as the election results came in. "The democrats were an hour late and a dollar short," said spin expert John M. Curtis, who added that the election results point up the great divide in America between the urban centers and the rest of the country. ... More »

Host: George Noory

China & Cyberterrorism

NewsMax columnist Charles R. Smith detailed Chinese espionage successes against the US which he has chronicled in his book Deception. He described how China's nuclear program went from fledgling to state of the art within eight years based on acquiring technology from American companies. China's long range plan, he said, is to overtake the U.S. militarily and economically by 2015-2020, and eventually assert global domination. ... More »

Host: George Noory

End Times Visions

Father Andrew Wingate returned to the show to share his latest messages of prophecy and to review some of his past predictions. His visions, he explained, often come to him during Mass. He sees an angelic face that moves closer and then views images of a "hypothetical situation" which "Heaven" confirms to him whether they are actual or not. ... More »

Host: George Noory

China & U.S. War Scenarios

Cyber-war columnist Charles R. Smith presented various war scenarios that he believes could occur between the U.S. and China. He suggested that if China decided to attack Taiwan in an attempt to reclaim the land, the U.S. would likely become involved. For instance, he said China might launch a missile strike against Taiwan, set up a blockade around the country, and then target American aircraft carriers with satellite technology, which would lead to an acceleration of conflict. ... More »

Host: Art Bell

Military Technology

Tuesday's guest, Charles R. Smith, a NewsMax columnist and the President of Softwar Consulting, discussed the covert testing of a new high-flying reconnaissance plane. Some of the latest craft being developed by the military are extremely maneuverable and capable of making sharp turns at high speeds, he said. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Information Warfare

Friday's guest, Newsmax columnist and the President of Softwar Consulting, Charles R. Smith discussed various threats to the US. Calling Osama bin Laden "a modern day Goldfinger," he suggested that one of bin Laden's goals was to make money through terrorism, via such things as transfer of funds and short trading on the market. ... More »

Host: Barbara Simpson

Impact of Cyber Technology

Charles R. Smith, an expert on cyber technology was the guest for the middle two hours of Tuesday's show. "It seems like privacy is going out the window," Smith said, commenting on how this basic right has been invaded and eroded through advancements in computer technology. One thing citizens can do he advised, is to monitor access to their information. ... More »

Host: George Noory

War: Now & Later

It was another Coast to Coast under wartime this past Thursday night, with George presenting a six-hour marathon show for the second night in a row. While seer Sean David Morton was the guest for the latter half of the show, the first three hours featured different military experts commenting on the war situation. ... More »

Host: George Noory

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