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Guests Joseph Humire and Tarek Fatah

Joseph Humire is Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society. He is a global security expert specializing on transnational threats in the Western Hemisphere. He also provides regular briefings on international terrorism, transnational organized crime, Islamism and Iran’s influence Latin America to various entities within the U.S. Department of Defense and intelligence community. Mr. Humire…
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Guests Tom Quiggin and Seth Frantzman

Tom Quiggin Tom Quiggin has 30 years of practical experience in security and intelligence matters and is qualified as a court expert in the reliability of intelligence as evidence and on terrorism. His years of practical experience include a variety of intelligence positions for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Armed Forces, the United…
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Recurring co-host Matt Bennett updates the work of three former guests, Winfield Myers, EJ Kimball and Sam Westrop

Winfield Myers, Director, Campus Watch (Project of the Middle East Forum) Winfield Myers is director of the Middle East Forum's Campus Watch, which reviews and critiques Middle East studies in North American universities. He has taught world history and other topics at the University of Michigan, the University of Georgia, Tulane, and Xavier University of…
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Guests Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi and Alexey Khlebnikov

Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi is a research fellow at the Middle East Forum where he focuses on violent non-state Islamic and Middle Eastern groups. He is a specialist on the Syrian Civil War, Iraqi Civil War and the Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant. With his family originally from Mosul, Iraq, Aymenn…
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Guests James Lindsay and EJ Kimball

James G. Lindsay, Visiting fellow at The Washington Institute James G. Lindsay is a visiting fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on Palestinian refugee issues and UN humanitarian assistance. During 2000-2007, he served with the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), where he acted as legal advisor and general counsel and oversaw all UNRWA legal activities.…
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Guests Abha Shankar and Raheel Raza

  Abha Shankar, Senior Intelligence Analyst at The Investigative Project on Terrorism. Before her position at The Investigative Project on Terrorism, Shankar worked as a Development and Publications Coordinator at Women in International Security. Shankar holds a master’s degree in security studies from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. from India’s Jawaharlal Nehru University in International Relations.…
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Guests Cynthia Farahat and Thomas Small

Cynthia Farahat Cynthia Farahat is an Egyptian author, columnist, political analyst, writer and researcher. Co-founder of the Misr El-Umm (2003-06) and the Liberal Egyptian (2006-08) parties, which stood for peace with Israel, capitalism, and the abolition of theocracy, she is on Al-Qaeda affiliated groups’ hit list and was officially banned from entering Lebanon for her work…
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Todd Bensman and Ryan Mauro

Todd Bensman, Senior National Security Fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies Todd Bensman is the Center for Immigration Studies’ Texas-based Senior National Security Fellow. Prior to joining CIS, Bensman led homeland security intelligence efforts for nine years in the public sector. Bensman’s body of work with policy and intelligence operations is founded on more than…
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Clifford Smith, Oren Litwin, and MK Oded Forer

  Clifford Smith, Director of the Middle East Forum’s Washington Project Cliff Smith is MEF's liaison to decision makers and opinion leaders in Washington, D.C. He holds a B.A. from Washington State University, an M.P.P. with a focus on international relations from Pepperdine University, and a law degree from the Catholic University of America. He is…
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Guests Winfield Myers, EJ Kimball & Ilan Berman

Winfield Myers, Director, Campus Watch (Project of the Middle East Forum) Winfield Myers is director of the Middle East Forum's Campus Watch, which reviews and critiques Middle East studies in North American universities. He has taught world history and other topics at the University of Michigan, the University of Georgia, Tulane, and Xavier University of Louisiana.…
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