- Robert Pape, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, director of the Chicago Project on Security & Terrorism, and author of Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism
- Mia Bloom, a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and author of Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror
- Nathan Myhrvold, the CEO of Intellectual Ventures, who in 2013 published a monograph called Strategic Terrorism: A Call to Action.
- Jack Jacobs, who received a Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, went into business after the Army, wrote a book about his life, and is now a national-security analyst for NBC and MSNBC
The podcast can be downloaded from iTunes or accessed (or listened to) at the Freakonomics website ("Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism?").