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- Michael Oren Israeli ambassador to the U.S. former senior fellow at the Shalem Center; author of "Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East"
- Aaron David Miller public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; former adviser to six U.S. Secretaries of State on Arab-Israeli negotiations; author, most recently of "The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace."
- Hisham Melhem Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"
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