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- Juan Cole Professor of modern Middle East history at the University of Michigan; his blog is "Informed Comment"
- Laith Kubba Director of the Middle East program at the National Endowment for Democracy and former spokesman for the Iraqi interim government of Ibrahim al Jafari
- Ellen Knickmeyer Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post
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