Max Boot

April 2nd, 2019

Max Boot is a historian, best-selling author, columnist, and national-security analyst who has been described by the International Institute for Strategic Studies as one of the “world’s leading authorities on armed conflict.” He is the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, a columnist for The Washington […]

John Carlin

August 14th, 2018

John P. Carlin, former Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Security Division (NSD), chairs Global Risk and Crisis Management practice and is co-head of the National Security practice at Morrison & Foerster’s, where he advises industry-leading organizations on cyber and other national security matters, white collar investigations, and government enforcement […]

Lior Raz

June 8th, 2018

Lior Raz is the lead actor and co-creator of the critically acclaimed Netflix drama series, Fauda (Arabic for “chaos”). The series was created by Raz and Avi Issacharoff and is based on their real-life experiences serving in the Israeli Defense Force’s special forces unit. The Israeli drama, which Netflix picked up in 2016, stars Raz […]

Nicholas Rasmussen

January 25th, 2018

Nicholas “Nick” Rasmussen is a senior national security professional with twenty-seven years in U.S. government service, including in senior counterterrorism posts at the White House and in the U.S. Intelligence Community from 2001 to 2017. With a unique blend of experience as a senior policy executive and intelligence official, Rasmussen capped his federal government career […]

Juliette Kayyem

July 6th, 2017

Juliette Kayyem has decades of experience in both public and private sector risk management and preparedness and resiliency planning. She presently serves as CEO of Zemcar, a lifestyle company focused on connecting busy parents with qualified drivers to solve their family’s transportation needs. A frequent on-air national security analyst for CNN, Kayyem serves as the […]

Preet Bharara

May 16th, 2017

Preet Bharara is an American lawyer who served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017, nominated to the position on May 15, 2009 by President Barack Obama. Bharara’s nomination was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, and he was sworn in on August 13. During his tenure, Bharara […]

Clint Watts

May 1st, 2017

Clint Watts is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at the George Washington University, as well as a national security contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. He’s the author of the book Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of […]

Gil Kerlikowske

April 24th, 2017

Gil Kerlikowske is a Fellow at the Institute of Politics, Kennedy School, Harvard University. Previously, he served as the only Senate-confirmed Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), 2014-2017. CBP has 60,000 employees at 338 Ports of Entry and over 800 people overseas. CBP is responsible for securing the nation’s borders and facilitating lawful trade […]