James LaPorta and Rory Laverty

Bio

James LaPorta is an award-winning journalist, covering national security and the Department of Defense. A former U.S. Marine and veteran of the Afghanistan war, his bylines have appeared in The Washington Post, The Daily Beast and the Chicago Tribune among others. — Rory Laverty is an-award-winning journalist and professor, covering military and crime. He was a columnist for The Oakland Tribune and his past work can be found in The Daily Beast, Associated Press and the San Francisco Chronicle among others. Follow him on Twitter @RoryLaverty