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- Kahled Ahmed Pakistani journalist at the Stimson Center and former U.N. ambassador
- Kanti Bajpi visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution
- Amb. Karl Inderfurth former assistant secretary of state for south Asian affairs; professor and graduate program director at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs
- Jessica Mathews president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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