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Martin Kramer was the founding president of Shalem College in Jerusalem, where he teaches the modern history of the Middle East. He is also the Koret Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He earned his undergraduate and doctoral degrees in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University, where he prepared his thesis under the supervision of Bernard Lewis. Previously, he taught at Tel Aviv University, where he directed the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including, most recently, The War on Error: Israel, Islam, and the Middle East.



Mollie Hemingway is a senior journalism fellow at Hillsdale College, a senior editor at The Federalist, and a Fox News contributor. She has been a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellow, a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute, and a Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Journalism at Hillsdale College. She has written for numerous publications, including the Claremont Review of Books, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Christianity Today. She is the author of Trump vs. the Media and co-author, with Carrie Severino, of Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court.



Mark Hemingway is a senior writer at RealClearInvestigations and the book editor at The Federalist. He previously served as a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. He is a recipient of the Gold Award journalism fellowship from the Phillips Foundation and the Global Prosperity Initiative fellowship from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His radio and television appearances include C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He has written for numerous publications, including the Washington Examiner, National Review, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal.



John Steele Gordon, a historian and journalist, is a regular contributor to Commentary, Forbes, American History, National Review, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. A contributing editor at Philanthropy, he writes “The Long View” column for Barron’s. Previously, he wrote the “Business of America” column for American Heritage. He is the author of several books, including Hamilton’s Blessing: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Our National Debt, A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable, An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power, and Washington’s Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk.



Christopher Caldwell is a contributing editor at the Claremont Review of Books and a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Book Review, the Spectator (London), the Weekly Standard, and numerous other publications. He is the author of Reflections on the Revolution In Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West and The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties (forthcoming).




Larry P. Arnn is the 12th president of Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. He also studied at the London School of Economics and at Oxford University, where he served as director of research for the late Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. He served as president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy from 1985-2000. In 2015, he received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. He is the author of Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education, The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk By Losing It, and Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.

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