Oil, Islam, ISIS and the Mid-East Crisis: What's Fueling the Chaos? (Gene Epstein, George Gilder, Tawfik Hamid, Daniel McCarthy)
Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Steven Goldberg is a partner in the national law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips. His specialty is business litigation. He is a member of the Bars of California and New York and graduated from Harvard University in 1975 with a B.S. in Mathematics and then from New York University (NYU) School of Law in 1978, where he was a member of the Law Review. Until 2014 he was the national vice chairman of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA... Read More →
Economics Editor, Barron's Magazine
Gene Epstein joined Barron’s in February 1992 as Commodities Editor and quickly became the weekly’s first Economics Editor and the first to write the column, “Economic Beat,”--which he writes to this day. He is also the Barron’s Book Review Editor. He is the author of ECONOSPINNING: How to Read between the Lines when the Media Manipulate the Numbers (Wiley & Sons) and did a 13-year... Read More →
Co-founder, Discovery Institute
George Gilder is an American investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian advocate, Republican Party activist, and co-founder of the Discovery Institute. His 1981 international bestseller Wealth and Poverty advanced a practical and moral case for supply-side economics and capitalism during the early months of the Reagan Administration and made him President Reagan's most quoted living... Read More →
Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Dr. Tawfik Hamid is an Islamic thinker and reformer and a one-time Islamic extremist from Egypt. He was a member of a radical Islamic organization in Egypt with Dr. Ayman Al-Zawaherri (who later became the first in command of Al-Qaeda). More than 30 years ago he started a reformation within Islam. He appeared on shows spanning the spectrum from CNN to Fox News and his op-ed pieces have appeared in The Wall Street Journal and many... Read More →
Executive Director, Antiwar.com
Angela Keaton, a revisionist historian of the libertarian movement in the U.S., is a legal researcher at a West Hollywood based law firm and executive director of the Randolph Bourne Institute. Keaton received her M.A and J.D. from the University of Florida.
Editor, The American Conservative
Daniel McCarthy is the editor of The American Conservative. His writings have appeared in a wide variety of other publications, including The Spectator, Reason, Modern Age, and Orion. Outside of journalism, he has worked as internet communications coordinator of the Ron Paul 2008 presidential campaign and senior editor of ISI Books. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied classics.