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Eliot Cohen is Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. He also serves as Director of the Strategic Studies Program and the Philip Merill Center for Strategic Studies at SAIS. Previously, Cohen was assistant professor of government and assistant dean at Harvard University. He also taught in the Department of Strategy at the Naval War College.

An expert on Afghanistan, the Middle East, and the Persian Gulf, Cohen directed the U.S....

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Senator Coleman joined Hogan Lovells as Of Counsel after dedicating more than three decades to public service. He was a student activist in the 1960s, Minnesota's chief prosecutor and Solicitor General in the 1970s and 1980s, and Mayor of St. Paul in the 1990s. He represented Minnesota in the U.S. Senate from 2003-2009. As Of Counsel at Hogan Lovells, Senator Coleman counsels clients on a wide range of regulatory and government affairs issues.

During his six years in the U.S. Senate, Senator Coleman served on...

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Mr. Crown serves as Chairman of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is a Life Member of the Commercial Club of Chicago and a Life Trustee of Northwestern University. Mr. Crown serves on the Board of Governors of the Metropolitan Planning Council, the Advisory Board of RoundTable Healthcare management, and the Executive Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is a Director of the Jerusalem Foundation, the US/Middle East Project, and a member of the Board of...

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Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian is the founding director of Rice University's Baker Institute. His career in the U.S. Foreign Service spanned the administrations of eight presidents from John F. Kennedy to William J. Clinton. Djerejian is a leading expert on national security, foreign policy and the complex political, security, economic, religious and ethnic issues of the Middle East and South Asia. He has played key roles in the Arab-Israeli peace process and regional conflict resolution.

He is the author of “Danger and Opportunity:...

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Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University's JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Chair of the National Board of Directors of the World Affairs Councils of America. From 2010-2012, she was Senior Vice President and Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Thomson Reuters and also held the Distinguished National Security Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy.

From May 2001 to January 2009, she served as Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs; in February 2007...

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