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- James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
- Steven Spiegel professor, political science, UCLA assistant director of the Burkle Center for International Relations
- Stephen Walt professor, international affairs, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
- John Mearsheimer professor of political science at the University of Chicago
- Dennis Ross former Middle East Special Coordinator, counselor and Ziegler distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
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