• Trita Parsi – Rebecca Costa

    Trita Parsi – Rebecca Costa

    Trita Parsi is the founder and current president of the National Iranian American Council, professor, and a successful award-winning author. His book Treacherous Alliance won the $200,000 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order in 2010 as well as the Council of Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Award in 2008. Earlier…

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  • Ivo Daalder – Rebecca Costa

    Ivo Daalder – Rebecca Costa

    Ivo H. Daalder is currently the President of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Prior to this, he was appointed United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary by President Barack Obama in May 2009.…

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  • Alan Dershowitz – Rebecca Costa

    Alan Dershowitz – Rebecca Costa

    Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer, jurist, accomplished author, and political commentator. He graduated from Yale Law School and went on to serve as clerk for the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg.…

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  • Robert “Bud” McFarlane – Rebecca Costa

    Robert “Bud” McFarlane – Rebecca Costa

    Robert Carl “Bud” McFarlane was the National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, serving from 1983 to 1985. McFarlane made the decision to resign in December of 1985 and roughly a year later in 1986, the Iran-Contra affair was exposed. McFarlane pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor counts of withholding information…

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  • Christine Todd Whitman – Rebecca Costa

    Christine Todd Whitman – Rebecca Costa

    Christine Todd Whitman is an American politician and author who served as the 50th Governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001 and was the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency during the Bush administration from 2001 to 2003. Whitman is first, and up to this point, the only female…

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  • Carol Moseley Braun – Rebecca Costa

    Carol Moseley Braun – Rebecca Costa

    Carol Moseley Braun is an American politician who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first African-American woman to win an election to the U.S. Senate after defeating opponent Richard Williamson. In 1999, President Bill Clinton appointed Moseley Braun U.S. Ambassador to New…

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  • Edward O. Wilson – Rebecca Costa

    Edward O. Wilson – Rebecca Costa

    Edward Osborne “E.O.” Wilson is a notable American biologist, researcher, theorist, naturalist, and author. Wilson is most known for is his advancements in myrmecology, the study of ants, and he is considered to be the world's leading authority on the subject. Some of his other career achievements include being a…

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  • Dan Fishbein – Rebecca Costa

    Dan Fishbein – Rebecca Costa

    Dan Fishbein has been the President of Sun Life Financial U.S. since April of this year. As president, he oversees the company's U.S. insurance operations and is the authority that the Sun Life International (Bermuda) Operations report to. Fishbein started out by receiving a Bachelor's and Doctor of Medicine from…

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  • Josh Rushing – Rebecca Costa

    Josh Rushing – Rebecca Costa

    Josh Rushing is the co-host of Al Jazeera's “Fault Lines,” an award winning investigative documentary series produced and broadcasted by Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera America. Since helping launch the show in 2009, Rushing has appeared in 28 episodes of “Fault Lines,” covering a wide range of issues such…

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  • Tom Ridge – Rebecca Costa

    Tom Ridge – Rebecca Costa

    Thomas Joseph Ridge served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, the 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania, and Assistant to the President for Homeland Security. His most notable government role was his position as the first US Secretary of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005 that was created…

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