Definitive: Dr. Victor Davis Hanson, Historian and Classicist & Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Palo Alto, CA. Latest book –

“A War Like No Other. How the Athenians and Spartians Fought in the Pelonnesian Wars” (2005)

Inquisitive: Dr. Juan Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan and current president of the American Middle Eastern Studies Association (MESA). Latest Book –

“Sacred Space and Holy War: The Politics, Culture and History of Shi`ite Islam” (2002)