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- Paul Pillar director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer
- Hina Shamsi Senior Advisor to the Project on Extrajudicial Executions at NYU School of Law and a Lecturer-in-Law on international human rights at Columbia Law School
- James Kitfield senior correspondent, "National Journal" magazine.
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