Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, executive editor, has been writing for The American Conservative for the last decade, focusing on national security, foreign policy, civil liberties and domestic politics. She served for 15 years as a Washington bureau reporter for, and at WTOP News in Washington from 2013-2017 as a writer, digital editor and social media[…]

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Lawrence Wilkerson is Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government and Public Policy’s at the College of William & Mary. His last positions in government were as Secretary of State Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff (2002-05), Associate Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning staff under the directorship of Ambassador Richard N. Haass, and member of that staff responsible[…]

Scott Horton

Scott Horton is the author of Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, managing director of the Libertarian Institute at, editorial director of, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from He’s conducted more than 4,800 interviews since 2003.[…]

Robert Naiman

Robert Naiman is Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy. He wrote the Syria chapter in The WikiLeaks Files: The World According to US Empire. He is president of the board of Truthout. Naiman has worked as a policy analyst and researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.[…]

Hon. John Hostettler

John Hostettler was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2007.  He served on the Armed Services Committee during his entire tenure and was Chairman of the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims from 2003 to 2007. In October 2002, Congressman Hostettler was one of six Republican members[…]

Doug Bandow

Doug Bandow is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute. He also is a former Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. He served as a Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan and as a Senior Policy Analyst in the 1980 Reagan for President campaign. He is a weekly columnist for The American Conservative. He also[…]

Peter Petkoff

Dr Peter Petkoff is a Senior Law Lecturer at the Brunel Law School. He is also Director of the Religion, Law and International Relations Programme, a collaborative international research network at Regent’s Park College, Oxford, and Managing Editor of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion. He is Legal Consultant on Media Freedom and Freedom[…]

Steve Gumaer

Steve Gumaer is the founder and President of Partners Relief & Development, an international Christian aid organization that works with children affected by war and oppression. For the past 20 years, Steve, his family, and team have worked in three primary areas: sustainable community development, strengthening families and communities to prevent the exploitation and trafficking of[…]

Congressman Ken Buck

Congressman Ken Buck is a Republican from Windsor, representing Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. He was first elected to Congress on November 4, 2014, and is currently serving his second term in the United States House of Representatives. Ken serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Committee on Rules.  He serves on the Judiciary[…]

Sen. Sam Brownback

Sam Brownback was sworn in as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom on February 1, 2018. He served as Governor of Kansas from 2011 to 2018. Previously he served as a U.S. Senator (1996-2011) and a U.S. Representative in the House of Representatives (1995-1996) from Kansas. While a member of the Senate, he worked[…]