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- Larry Johnson international security consultant, former deputy director of counter-terrorism at the State Department
- Bruce Hoffman director of the RAND Corporation's Washington, DC office. He holds the RAND Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency, and is author of "Inside Terrorism."
- Stephen Flynn President of the Center for National Policy. He is a former senior fellow with the National Securities Studies Program at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of "America the Vulnerable" and "The Edge of Disaster."
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