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- Yossi Klein Halevi Israel correspondent, "The New Republic;" senior fellow, Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem; author, "At the Entrance to the Garden Of Eden: a Jew's Search for Hope with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land"
- Amjad Atallah co-director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation; former adviser to the Palestinian negotiating team in peace negotiations with Israel
- Aaron David Miller public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; former advisor to six U.S. Secretaries of State on Arab-Israeli negotiations; author, most recently of "The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace"
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