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- Eric Schmitt terrorism correspondent, The New York Times.
- Rep. Jane Harman (D-California, 36th District) Chair of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on intelligence.
- John Barry defense correspondent for Newsweek
- John McLaughlin former acting director of the CIA and now senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
- Jeff Jarvis associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism. He blogs about media and news at Buzzmachine.com, and writes a new media column for "The Guardian."
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