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- John Bellinger former legal adviser to the George W. Bush administration. Currently a partner in the law firm Arnold and Porter and a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
- Major General Tom Wilkerson is CEO of the United States Naval Institute.
- Alex Kingsbury is Associate Editor for National Security at US News & World Report
- Dr. Andre Le Sage is Assistant Professor & Academic Chair for Terrorism & Counterterrorism, Africa Center for Strategic Studies (A Department of Defense Initiative affiliated with the National Defense University)
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