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- Ambassador Nicholas Burns Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School and former Under Secretary for Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
- Stefan Wagstyl Eastern European Editor, Financial Times
- Clifford Gaddy Senior fellow, foreign policy, economic studies, global economy and development at the Brookings Institution
- Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff Senior Director of Policy Programs German Marshall Fund of the United States
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