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Guest Host: Susan Page
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- Buck Revell former FBI counter-terrorism expert
- Robert Baer former CIA operative and author of "Sleeping with the Devil" (Crown 2003)
- Michael Isikoff investigative correspondent for "Newsweek," author, "Uncovering Clinton, " and co-author, "Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal and the Selling of the Iraq War" with David Corn.
- Walter Pincus national security affairs reporter for "The Washington Post"
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