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- Vincent Warren executive director, Center for Constitutional Rights
- Charles Stimson senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies; former deputy assistant defense secretary for detainee affairs.
- Ken Gude associate director, Center for American Progress; author of the reports "How to Close Guantanamo" and "Getting Back on Track to Close Guantanamo."
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