KEN CHROSNIAK is a retired Army officer. He is an active firefighter with Carlisle Fire Rescue, a member of Cumberland Goodwill Ambulance (EMS) Company, EMPact America, and the FBI InfraGard EMP Special Interest Group.

MICHAEL W. CUTLER is a retired Senior Special Agent with the INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service).  He appears regularly on numerous radio and television programs, including Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. He hosts his own Internet radio program, “Bordering on Insanity.” Mr. Cutler has testified as an expert witness at more than a dozen Congressional hearings. Visit his website at:

BETH GILINSKY is editor-in-chief of Village Lane.

RAYMOND IBRAHIM, a Middle East and Islam specialist, is a widely published author, best known for The Al Qaeda Reader (Doubleday, 2007), he guest lectures at universities, including the National Defense Intelligence College, briefs governmental agencies, such as U.S. Strategic Command and the Defense Intelligence Agency, provides expert testimony for Islam-related lawsuits, and has testified before Congress regarding the conceptual failures that dominate American discourse concerning Islam and the worsening plight of Egypt’s Christian Copts. Among other media, he has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN, PBS, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, CBN, and NPR.

LAWRENCE KADISH is a member of the Board of Governors of Gatestone Institute, a New York based public policy think tank. An edited version of this essay was first published in Long Island Business News. His article  was reprinted with permission from the Gatestone Institute.

SOEREN KERN is a Senior Fellow at the New York-based Gatestone Institute. He is also Senior Fellow for European Politics at the Madrid-based Grupo de Estudios Estratégicos / Strategic Studies Group. Follow him on Facebook and on Twitter.

TABITHA KOROL was cited as one of America’s modern-day, articulate, patriotic women in Frederick William Dame’s Three American Fur Hat Fighters for Freedom. Her essays have appeared on RightTruth, RenewAmerica, NewMediaJournal, JewishIndy, Israel’s Arutz Sheva, and others. She revised a book of Holocaust survivors’ accounts for publication, and proofreads/edits for a monthly city newsletter. She has earned an award from CAMERA (Committee on Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America).

DR. PEG LUKSIK has taught both both special education and regular education students from pre-school to college for over 30 years.  She has written and evaluated curriculum, and worked as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Education, reviewing education reform initiatives.DR.

SH R.K. OHRI is a retired IPS officer who was Inspector General of Police in Arunachal Pradesh, India.  He has taught Internal Security Academy of CRPF and in the Bureau of Police Research and Development.  He has authored several books, including “The Bell Tolls, Tomorrow’s Truncated India.”

MELANIE PHILLIPS is a British journalist, author and public commentator.

DR. PETER VINCENT PRY served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA, and is author of the books Apocalypse Unknown and Electric Armageddon both available from and He is Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both Congressional Advisory Boards, and served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA.

RABBI ARYEH SPERO is a theologian and a political and social commentator.  He is author of Push Back: Reclaiming Our American Judeo-Christian Spirit. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, National Review, New York Sun, and many other publications. He is an acclaimed public speaker, inspiring diverse audiences, and has been interviewed on television and radio across the country: audiences, talk show hosts, and masters of ceremony have fondly referred to Rabbi Spero as “America’s Rabbi.”  He has been invited to inform policy-makers, candidates, and elected officials in the halls of Congress, and in the Executive, regarding the moral and religious dimensions of policies and legislation under consideration.

AMBASSADOR JAMES WOOLSEY is former Director of Central Intelligence and Co-Chair of the EMP Coalition. He has served in the U.S. Government on five different occasions, where he held Presidential appointments in two Republican and two Democratic administrations, most recently (1993-95) as Director of Central Intelligence. From July 2002 to March 2008 Mr. Woolsey was a Vice President and officer of Booz Allen Hamilton, and then a Venture Partner with VantagePoint Venture Partners of San Bruno, California until January 2011. He was also previously a partner at the law firm of Shea & Gardner in Washington, DC, now Goodwin Procter, where he practiced for 22 years in the fields of civil litigation, arbitration, and mediation.  During his 12 years of government service, in addition to heading the CIA and the Intelligence Community, Mr. Woolsey was: Ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), Vienna, 1989–1991; Under Secretary of the Navy, 1977–1979; and General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, 1970–1973. He was also appointed by the President to serve on a part-time basis in Geneva, Switzerland, 1983–1986, as Delegate at Large to the U.S.–Soviet Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START) and Nuclear and Space Arms Talks (NST). As an officer in the U.S. Army, he was an adviser on the U.S. Delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT I), Helsinki and Vienna, 1969–1970.