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- Nathan Hodge staff writer for Jane's Defence Weekly
- Laith Kubba director of the Middle East program at the National Endowment for Democracy and former spokesman for the Iraqi interim government of Ibrahim al Jafari
- Andrew Krepinevich executive director of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
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