Guest List: April 26, 2013

Donald Borelli is the former Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's New York Joint Terrorism Task Force. He is currently Senior VP of The Soufan Group, which provides security advice, research and training for governments, companies and institutions. In a 2010 editorial, Don called on the U.S. to shift from "reactively arresting homegrown terrorists" to "proactively countering the forces of radicalism that turn 'ordinary' Americans into violent jihadists."

Twitter: @don_borelli

 

The Panel:

Anna Deavere Smith is a playwright and actress who currently appears on 'Nurse Jackie.' Anna recently announced that she will lead an open Acting and Empathy Intensive Workshop from June 12-19 in San Francisco.

Twitter: @AnnaDeavereS

John Avlon is a senior columnist at Newsweek/Daily Beast, a regular CNN contributor and winner of the 2012 National Society of Newpaper Columnists award for best online column. He also hosts a CNN podcast, The Big Three, along with Margaret Hoover and Dean Obeidallah. In his latest column, John warns against counting Mark Sanford out of the South Carolina congressional race.  

Twitter: @JohnAvlon


Robert Traynham is the Assistant Dean of Georgetown's School of Continuing Studies, an MSNBC contributor, and the host of Comcast's 'Newsmakers.' In a post last week for The Philadelphia Tribune, Robert reminded Americans that vigilance is vital in the effort to thwart terror attacks.

Twitter: @roberttraynham


Jimmy Kimmel
joins the panel mid-show. He is the host of ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' (weeknights at 11:35pm) and one of TIME’s 100 most influential people. This week, he not only gave a hilarious speech at the TIME 100 gala, but also managed to prank a bunch of hipsters at Coachella.

Twitter: @jimmykimmel