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- Ambassador David Mack vice president, Middle East Institute. former deputy US assistant secretary of state, Near Eastern Affairs (1989-1993)
- Anthony Cordesman Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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