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- John Bellinger a partner with the law firm of Arnold & Porter and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, former legal adviser for the Department of State under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
- Devon Chaffee Advocacy Counsel, Human Rights First
- Dafna Linzer senior reporter, ProPublica
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