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- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
- Rajiv Chandrasekaran senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post.
- Laura King foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, based in Afghanistan.
- Stephen Biddle senior fellow for defense policy, Council on Foreign Relations; author, "Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle."
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