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- Desmond Lachman resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute.
- Jim Krane author, "City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism," and journalist based in Dubai from 2005-2009.
- Edwin "Ted" Truman senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; former assistant secretary of the US Treasury for International Affairs (December 1998 to January 2001), and former director of the Division of International Finance for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors (1977 to 1998).
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