Steven Clemons is Senior Fellow and Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. He writes on matters of foreign policy, defense, and international economic policy, and publishes the popular political blog The Washington Note.
John B. Judis is a senior editor at The New Republic. His books include The Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust and Grand Illusion: Critics and Champions of the American Century.
John Brady Kiesling worked for 20 years in the Foreign Service of the US Department of State. He resigned publicly to protest the damage done to US interests and alliances by Bush Administration foreign policy, particularly the war with Iraq. He is the author of Diplomacy Lessons: Realism for an Unloved Superpower.
Christopher O’Sullivan is a Fellow at the Center for International Studies at the London School of Economics. His books on diplomacy and foreign relations include Sumner Welles, Postwar Planning, and the Quest for a New World Order; and the forthcoming Colin Powell: American Power and Intervention from Vietnam to Iraq.
Ian Masters is a journalist, commentator, author, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker and the host of the radio program Background Briefing on KPFK.90.7 FM.
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