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- Nicole Shampaine director, the State Department's office of Egypt and Levant Affairs.
- Samer Shehata assistant professor of Arab politics, Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.
- Michele Dunne senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and editor of the monthly online journal, "Arab Reform Bulletin."
- Martin Indyk vice president for foreign policy, the Brookings Institution.
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