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- Steve Aftergood director of the Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists
- David Rivkin attorney in private practice and former Justice Department official during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations. Worked in the Office of the Vice President for Dan Quayle.
- Peter Baker reporter, The New York Times
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