Interviewees

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Khaled Abou El Fadl
United States
Khaled Abou El Fadl
Professor of Law
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, United States
Khaled Abou El Fadl is an accomplished Islamic jurist and scholar; he is Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law where he teaches Islamic law, immigration, human rights, and international and national security law. El Fadl previously taught Islam ... [more]
As`ad Abukhalil
United States
As`ad Abukhalil
Professor of Political Science
California State University Stanislaus
San Francisco, United States
As’ad Abukhalil is a professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus and visiting professor at UC, Berkeley. He previously taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, an ... [more]
Leroy Baca
United States
Leroy Baca
Sheriff
Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, United States
Leroy D. Baca is the Sheriff of Los Angeles County. On December 7, 1998, Sheriff Baca was sworn in as Los Angeles County's 30th Sheriff, having been elected by the citizens of Los Angeles County. Sheriff Baca commands the largest Sheriff's Department ... [more]
David B. Cole
United States
David B. Cole
Professor of Law
Georgetown University
Washington, United States
David Cole is a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center. After graduating from law school, Cole served as a law clerk to Judge Arlin M. Adams of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Cole then became a staff attorney for th ... [more]
Anthony Cordesman
United States
Anthony Cordesman
Burke Chair in Strategy
Center for Stratgic and International Studies (CSI
Washington, United States
Anthony Cordesman holds the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Cordesman is also a national security analyst for ABC News. His analysis has been featured during the Gulf War, Desert Fox, t ... [more]
Martha Crenshaw
United States
Martha Crenshaw
Professor of Government
Wesleyan University
Washington, United States
Martha Crenshaw is a professor of government at Weseleyan University, where she has taught international politics and foreign policy since 1974. Crenshaw is the chair of the American Political Science Association’s Task Force on Political Violence an ... [more]
United States
Avi Dicter
Former Director
Shin Bet (Israeli Security Service)
Washington, United States
Avi Dichter is the former director of the Shin Bet (Israeli Security Service). Dichter is an ex-Sayeret Matkal commando and an experienced Shabak agent. He tightened the working relationship with the Israeli Defense Forces and the Israeli police. Di ... [more]
Boaz Ganor
United States
Boaz Ganor
Director
International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrori
Washington, United States
Boaz Ganor is the founder and director of the Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) in Israel. He is the deputy dean of the Lauder School of Government and Diplomacy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. Ganor is a member of Israel’s National Com ... [more]
Michael Hudson
United States
Michael Hudson
Professor of Political Science
Georgetown University
Washington, United States
Michael Hudson is the Sei Ghobash Professor of Arab Studies and Professor of Inernational Relations at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. He previously served as Acting Director of the Center (1999-2000), Director (1976-1989), and as President ... [more]
Bob Jensen
United States
Bob Jensen
Prof. of Journalism
University of Texas-Austin
New York, United States
Robert Jensen is a Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas-Austin (UT). He teaches courses on media, law, ethics, and politics. Jensen is also the director of the Senior Fellows Program, the honors program of the College of Communication a ... [more]
Ryme Katkhouda
United States
Ryme Katkhouda
Senior Producer
Pacifica Radio WPFW
Washington, United States
Ryme Katkhouda is a Senior Producer and News Manager at Pacifica Radio WPFW. She is the executive producer of "Voices With Vision," airing from Washington, D.C. Katkhouda has been a senior producer and trainer at WPFW 89.3FM since 2003 and is also n ... [more]
Jeane Kirkpatrick
United States
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Senior Fellow
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Washington, United States
Jeane K. Kirkpatrick served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations (1981-1985), and was a member of Ronald Reagan’s Cabinet and National Security Council. After her government career, she returned to her previous position as Leavey Pro ... [more]
Jim Lobe
United States
Jim Lobe
Washington Bureau Chief
Inter Press Service
Washington, United States
Jim Lobe is the Washington Bureau Chief of Inter Press Service (IPS). He has worked as a correspondent for IPS for most of the last 23 years. He also writes for Foreign Policy in Focus, a joint project of the Washington-based Institute for Policy St ... [more]
Saree Makdisi
United States
Saree Makdisi
Professor of English
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, United States
Saree Makdisi is a professor of English at the University of Caliornia, Los Angeles. Previously, Makdisi was an Associate Professor of English, Comparrative Literature, and Humanities in the Department of English Language and Literature at the Univer ... [more]
Clifford May
United States
Clifford May
President
Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Washington, United States
Clifford D. May is the President of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focusing on terrorism. May is also the Chairman o the Policy Committee of the Committee on the Present Danger (CPD). From 1997 to 2001, he served as ... [more]
Daniel Pipes
United States
Daniel Pipes
Director
Middle East Forum
Philadelphia, United States
Daniel Pipes is the founder and director of the Middle East Forum, and a former member of the board of the U.S. Institute of Peace. He is a regular columnist for the New York Sun, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, and The Jerusalem Post. His work has be ... [more]
Jonathan Schanzer
United States
Jonathan Schanzer
Terrorism Analyst
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (TWI
Washington, United States
Jonathan Schanzer is the former Soref fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (TWI) in Washington, specializing in radical Islamic movements. Prior to joining TWI, Schanzer was a research fellow at the Middle East Forum, a journalist ... [more]
Michael Scheuer
United States
Michael Scheuer
Anonymous Author of Imperial Hubris, Former Senior
Central Inteligence Agency
Washington, United States
Michael Scheuer is a twenty-two year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Washington, devoting his service to national security issues related to South Asia and Islamic extremism. He was a senior counterterrorism official at the CIA, a ... [more]
United States
Raymond Tanter
Middle East Expert
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Washington, United States
Raymond Tanter is an Adjunct Scholar at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, carrying out policy research on Iran and Iraq. Tanter served on the senior staff of the National Security Council, and as personal representative of the Secretary ... [more]
Edward Walker
United States
Edward Walker
President
Middle East Institute (MEI)
Washington, United States
Edward S. Walker, Jr. is the president and CEO of the Middle East Institute in Washington. Previously, Walker worked in the first Administration of George W. Bush as Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, a position he formerly had du ... [more]
Meyrav Wurmser
United States
Meyrav Wurmser
Senior Fellow
Center for Middle East Policy, Hudson Institute
Washington, United States
Meyrav Wurmser is the director of the Center for Middle East Policy at the Hudson Institute. She is the former director of the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), and has taught political science at John Hopkins University and the United St ... [more]
Stephen Zunes
United States
Stephen Zunes
Chair, Peace and Justice Studies Program
University of San Francisco (USF)
San Francisco, United States
Stephen Zunes is an associate professor of politics and chair o the Peace & Justice Studies Program at the University of San Francisco. He has been with the department since 1995, and was previously a professor at Ithaca College, Whitman College, and ... [more]
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