Aki Peritz is the senior national security advisor to the Third Way think tank. He has authored or coauthored with Eric Rosenbach various publications on a wide range of national security issues at Harvard's Belfer centre. He worked for several years at the CIA's Counterterrorism centre. In 2006-2007, he served in Iraq. Eric Rosenbach currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of defence. He has taught courses on counterterrorism policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and served as a professional staff member on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, where he led oversight of U.S. counterterrorism programs.