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Guest Kyle Shideler

Kyle Shideler Kyle Shideler is the Director of the Middle East Forum’s Counter-Islamist Grid. Mr. Shideler specializes on Islamist groups operating in the United States, having spent over a decade researching and writing on their history, doctrine, and impact. He has briefed senior U.S. Government personnel, Members of Congress, and law enforcement on this topic.…
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Guests Samantha Rose Mandeles and Oren Litwin

Samantha Rose Mandeles Samantha Mandeles serves as the Middle East Forum’s Islamist Watch coordinator. She joined MEF after coordinating anti-BDS faculty efforts for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and managing distribution for Americans for Peace and Tolerance's documentary film Hate Spaces. After earning her M.A. in Israel, she served as senior campus coordinator…
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Guest Asaf Romirowsky

Asaf Romirowsky is a Middle East historian, Fellow at the Middle East Forum and a senior nonresident research fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA). He is also a professor [affiliate] at the University of Haifa. Trained as a Middle East historian he holds a PhD in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies from…
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Guests Arsen Ostrovsky and Ronald Sandee

Arsen Ostrovsky is the Executive Director of the Israeli-Jewish Congress and a leading international human rights lawyer, political analyst and commentator, with a focus on Israel and the Middle East. Arsen has testified & spoken in support of Israel before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, United Nations in New York, the European Parliament, the…
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Guests Daniel Seaman and Winfield Myers

Daniel Seaman is a 31-year veteran of the Israeli government. He has B.A. in Political Science from the Hunter College. Mr. Seaman previously served as director of the Israeli Government Press Office from 2010 to 2010. After leaving government, he worked as bureau chief for Voice of Israel and as editor of English-language content at…
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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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