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- Dr. Ahmed Chalabi Iraqi Governing Council member; party member of the Iraqi National Congress
- Feisal Istrabadi senior advisor on constitutional and legal affairs to Iraqi Governing Council member Adnan Pachachi; senior fellow for legal development and reform in the Arab world at the DePaul University College of Law
- Bathsheba Crocker co-director of the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Kenneth Pollack director of research at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution; author of "The Persian Puzzle: the Conflict between Iran and America;" former director for Persian Gulf Affairs and former director for Near East and South Asian Affairs at the National Security Council; former Iran-Iraq military analyst, Central Intelligence Agency
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