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- Robert Grenier chair, ERG Partners - consulting for the intelligence and security industry; CIA station chief in Pakistan until 2002; director of the CIA's Counter Terrorism Center from 2005 - 2006.
- Shuja Nawaz Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and author, "Crossed Swords: Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within"
- Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
- 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"
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