Featured Contributors


  • Calestous Juma and Francis Mangeni

    Calestous Juma and Francis Mangeni

    Professor, Harvard Univeristy; Director of Trade, Customs and Monetary Affairs at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Camino Mortera-Martinez

    Camino Mortera-Martinez

    Research Fellow and Brussels Representative at the Centre for European Reform.
  • Carl Ford

    Carl Ford

    Former Head of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), United States State Department
  • Caroline Brassard

    Caroline Brassard

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
  • Chas Freeman

    Chas Freeman

    Chief Interpreter, U.S. President Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China
  • Christine Allison

    Christine Allison

    Author, The Yezidi Oral Tradition in Iraqi Kurdistan
  • Christopher Purdy and Melissa Grant

    Christopher Purdy and Melissa Grant

    President and CEO, carafem Abortion Care Provider; Vice President of Health Services, carafem Abortion Care Provider
  • Clovis Maksoud

    Clovis Maksoud

    Ambassador to the United Nations, League of Arab States (1979-1990)
  • Dakin Sloss

    Dakin Sloss

    Co-founder and CEO, Tachyus
  • Dalia Mogahed

    Dalia Mogahed

    Former Advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama, The White House
  • Daniel Bolger

    Daniel Bolger

    Retired Army Lieutenant General, United States Military
  • Daniel Freifeld

    Daniel Freifeld

    Founder, Callaway Capital Management
  • Daryl Copeland

    Daryl Copeland

    Former Canadian Diplomat
  • Dave Goulson

    Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex
  • David Gompert and Martin Libicki

    David Gompert and Martin Libicki

    Senior Management Scientist, Senior Fellow ; RAND Corporation
  • David Shinn

    David Shinn

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso
  • David Voas

    David Voas

    Co-Director, British Religion in Numbers
  • David Kilcullen

    David Kilcullen

    Chief Strategist, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. State Department (2005-2006)
  • Deepak Kapur

    Deepak Kapur

    India National PolioPlus Chair, Rotary International
  • Dennis Ross

    Dennis Ross

    Former U.S. Mideast Envoy for President Barack Obama (2009-2011)
  • Dickson Despommier

    Dickson Despommier

    Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Microbiology at Colombia University
  • Dmitri Trenin

    Dmitri Trenin

    Soviet and Russian Armed Forces (1972-1993)
  • Don Tapscott

    Don Tapscott

    Founder of the Global Solution Networks Program, University of Toronto
  • Don Catlin

    Don Catlin

    Professor Emeritus of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the UCLA School of Medicine and founder of the UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory.
  • Douglass Cassel

    Douglass Cassel

    Legal Advisor, United Nations Commission on the Truth for El Salvador
  • Duncan Wood

    Duncan Wood

    Director of the Mexico Institute, The Woodrow Wilson Center
  • Emile Nakhleh

    Emile Nakhleh

    Founder, Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program, CIA
  • Emmanuel Martin

    Emmanuel Martin

    Executive Director, Economic Studies Europe
  • Etienne Krug

    Etienne Krug

    Director, World Health Organization's Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention
  • Geir Lundestad

    Geir Lundestad

    Director, Norwegian Nobel Institute
  • George Bisharat

    George Bisharat

    Professor of Law, Hastings College of the Law, University of California
  • Giovanni Buttarelli

    Giovanni Buttarelli

    European Data Protection Supervisor
  • Gregor Irwin

    Gregor Irwin

    Former Chief Economist at the British Foreign Office
  • Graeme Reid

    Graeme Reid

    Director, Human Rights Watch Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Program
  • Guillermo Torres

    Guillermo Torres

    Astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Guntram Wolff

    Guntram Wolff

    Economic Adviser to French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
  • Gustav Gressell

    Gustav Gressell

    Senior Policy Fellow on the Wider Europe Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations
  • Haiyun Ma

    Haiyun Ma

    Former task force leader, minority welfare in China
  • Hans Herren

    Hans Herren

    President and CEO, Millennium Institute.