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- David Cole professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."
- Ruth Wedgwood professor of international law at Johns Hopkins University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
- Dana Priest investigative reporter for "The Washington Post" and author of "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military"
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