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New intelligence reports and the Bush administration warn that al Qaida has rebuilt its operational capabilities out of Pakistan and that it poses a growing threat to the United States.
- Kamran Bokhari director of Middle East analysis, Strategic Forecasting, Inc.
- Daniel Benjamin senior fellow of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution; served on President Clinton's National Security Council; coauthor, "The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right"
- Ahmed Rashid Pakistani journalist, writer, and author. His books include "Taliban" and most recently "Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia"
- Peter Brookes senior fellow for national security affairs at the Heritage Foundation; former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific affairs in the second Bush administration; author, "A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, WMD and Rogue States."
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