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- Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
- Karin von Hippel codirector of the CSIS Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project and senior fellow with the CSIS International Security Program.
- Paul Pillar director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer
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