A panel of intelligence and policy experts from Europe examine the legal, judicial, and intelligence aspects of the U.S. and global wars on terror.
Jean-Louis Bruguiere is vice president of the Paris Tribunal de Grande Instance (Paris Court of Great Claims).
He is an expert at the Council of Europe, the Commission of the European Union, as well as the United Nations. He has advised several states regarding the fight against terrorism and participated in numerous symposiums in France and abroad.
He has dealt with investigations concerning radical Islamism, in particular Al-Qaeda and separatist organizations such as the IRA, PKK, and LTTE. Recently, he has been appointed by the European Union as an eminent European person to the US to represent Europe to the US on financing terrorism issues.
Bruguiere is also an officer of the Legion of Honor and an officer of the National Merit.
Peter Clarke is the former director of counterintelligence at Scotland Yard.
Nigel Inkster has been director of transnational threats and political risk at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London since 2007.
His responsibilities include analysis of international political risk and development of programs on counter terrorism, international crime, cross-border conflict, and other transnational and global issues. Previously, Inkster served in the British Secret Intelligence Service from 1975 to 2006. He was posted in Asia, Latin America, and Europe and worked extensively on transnational issues.
Maurice Sonnenberg is senior international advisor at JP Morgan Chase.
He has been an advisor to five presidential administrations in the fields of foreign policy, international trade, finance, and intelligence. His past governmental positions in intelligence, counter-terrorism, and trade have included the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, the National Commission on Terrorism, the National Commission for the Review of the Research and Development Programs of the United States Intelligence Community, the U.S. Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the U.S. Intelligence Community, and the President's Export Council.
He also served as an adviser on the NAFTA negotiations. He currently is on the Private Sector Committee of the Homeland Security Advisory Board.
Nigel Inkster summarizes the current activity of Al-Qaeda and other jihadists around the world, highlighting countries which have seen a decrease in terrorist activity and others deserving extra concern.
Nigel Inkster and Peter Clarke assess the strengths and weaknesses of the CIA and the FBI, praising the CIA and saying, "the CIA have been treated disgracefully in this country," receiving the blame for what is the fault of policy. They also exhort that a barrier should never be built between intelligence and law enforcement.