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- Pavel Felgenhauer independent defense analyst
- Bruce Blair director of the Center for Defense Information
- Lt. Gen. William Odom (Ret.) U.S. Army-Ret., former director of the National Security Agency and senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
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