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- Ivo Daalder U.S. Ambassador to NATO, former senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, former director for European Affairs for the National Security Council, and author of "Beyond Preemption: Force and Legitimacy in a Changed World".
- Frank Gaffney president of the Center for Security Policy
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