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- Nitzan Horowitz Washington bureau chief for the Israeli daily newspaper, Ha'aretz
- Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, and author of "The Stakes: America in the Middle East" (Westview Press)
- Anthony Cordesman Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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