Defending against cyber threats is discussed with Gen. Keith Alexander (USA Ret.), a former director of the National Security Agency; Intel president Renée James; and Adm. Mike Mullen (USN Ret.), a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Energy issues are discussed with Carol Browner, a former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy; former energy secretary Steven Chu; BP Capital Management chairman T. Boone Pickens; and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-Va.).
Presidential decision-making is discussed by David Axelrod, who served Barack Obama; Erskine Bowles, who served Bill Clinton; Andrew Card, who served George W. Bush; and Kenneth Duberstein, who served Ronald Reagan.
The economy is discussed by former labor secretary Robert Reich, who served in the Clinton administration, and former senator Alan Simpson, co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. Moderator: Ron Insana.
American foreign policy is discussed with former National Security Council senior director Dennis Ross, who served in the Obama administration, and former homeland security adviser Fran Townsend, who served in the Bush administration. Moderator: Frank Sesno.
American leadership is discussed with former national security advisor Stephen Hadley; Gen. James Jones (USMC Ret.), the former national-security advisor; and former senator Chris Dodd. Moderator: Gloria Borger.
A discussion of political partisanship and its future features former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe and Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior adviser to President George W. Bush. Frank Sesno is the moderator.
Former White House counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke, Gen. Barry McCaffrey (USA Ret.) and Gen. Peter Pace (USMC Ret.), the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discuss national security.