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- Andrei Sitov Washington bureau chief for Itar-Tass.
- Tom Gjelten correspondent, NPR, and author of 'Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause.'
- Farah Stockman foreign affairs reporter, The Boston Globe.
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