- Seth G. Jones, author of "Hunting in the Shadows"
- Bronwyn Bruton, Atlantic Council in Washington
- Ahmed I. Samatar, professor of international studies
- Ken Menkhaus, professor at Davidson College
- Omar Jamal, Friends of Somalia at the UN
- Murithi Mutiga, Kenyan journalist
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The New York Times published a variety of views on 30 September 2013 titled "Does Al Shabab Pose a Threat on American Soil?" The authors of the commentary are: