David Gregory

David Gregory’s career in journalism has spanned more than three decades taking him across the country and around the world. He spent more than

Robert Baer

Robert Baer is an ex-CIA agent who served twenty-one years in the Middle East. He was awarded the CIA’s highest intelligence medal. He is the

Dr. Ritwick Ghosh

Ritwick Ghosh is an Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Ritwick studies and

Dr. Tanvi Madan

Tanvi Madan is a senior fellow in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution in

Douglas Smith

The Honourable Douglas A. Smith has spent the past 30 years serving at the highest levels of government in national security. In the private

Ambassador Dennis Ross

Ambassador Dennis Ross is the counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He also

Simon Henderson

Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow and director of the Gulf and Energy Policy Program at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy,

Dr. Jonathan D.T. Ward

Dr. Jonathan D. T.  Ward is the author of “China’s Vision of Victory,” a handbook to the global strategy of the Chinese Communist

Ambassador William B. Taylor

Ambassador William B. Taylor is vice president, Russia and Europe at the U.S. Institute of Peace. In 2019, he served as chargé d’affaires at the

George Lewis

George Lewis was an NBC News correspondent for 42 years. He retired from the network in 2012 and is now working on book projects, blogging and

Jason Pack

Jason Pack is the Senior Analyst for Emerging Challenges at the NATO Defense College Foundation; author of “Libya and the Global Enduring

Sergiy Kudelia

Sergiy Kudelia’s research has focused on three sub-fields of comparative politics: (1) the onset and dynamics of insurgencies and civil wars; (2)