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Gerard Alexander   Professor, University of Virginia

Gerard Alexander

Professor, University of Virginia

Hal Brands   Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Hal Brands

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kara Bue   Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Kara Bue

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Zack Cooper   Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Zack Cooper

Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Michael Doran   Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Michael Doran

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Thomas Farr   Former U.S. State Department Director for International Religious Freedom

Thomas Farr

Former U.S. State Department Director for International Religious Freedom

Jeffrey Gedmin   Former President of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

Jeffrey Gedmin

Former President of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

William Charles Inboden   Chair of the Clements Center for National Security, University of Texas at Austin

William Charles Inboden

Chair of the Clements Center for National Security, University of Texas at Austin

Eugene Kontorovich   Professor, George Mason University

Eugene Kontorovich

Professor, George Mason University

Thomas Mahnken   President of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Thomas Mahnken

President of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Henry R. Nau   Professor and Former Dean of International Affairs, George Washington University

Henry R. Nau

Professor and Former Dean of International Affairs, George Washington University

Alina Polyakova   Director of Global Democracy and Emerging Technologies Project, Brookings Institution

Alina Polyakova

Director of Global Democracy and Emerging Technologies Project, Brookings Institution

Kori Schake   Deputy Director General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies

Kori Schake

Deputy Director General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies

Vance Serchuk   Former National Security Advisor to Senator Joseph Lieberman

Vance Serchuk

Former National Security Advisor to Senator Joseph Lieberman

Adam J Szubin   Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Adam J Szubin

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Roger Zakheim   Washington Director, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Roger Zakheim

Washington Director, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Ryan Berg   Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Ryan Berg

Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Christopher Bright   Professor, George Washington Elliot School of International Affairs

Christopher Bright

Professor, George Washington Elliot School of International Affairs

James Jay Carafano   Vice President for National Security and Foreign Policy, Heritage Foundation

James Jay Carafano

Vice President for National Security and Foreign Policy, Heritage Foundation

Lisa Curtis   Senior Director at the National Security Council, DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Lisa Curtis

Senior Director at the National Security Council, DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Colin Dueck   Professor, George Mason University

Colin Dueck

Professor, George Mason University

Peter D. Feaver   Professor and Director of American Grand Strategy Program, Duke University

Peter D. Feaver

Professor and Director of American Grand Strategy Program, Duke University

Michael J. Green   Former Senior Director at the National Security Council

Michael J. Green

Former Senior Director at the National Security Council

Thomas Karako   Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Thomas Karako

Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Matthew Kroenig   Professor, Georgetown University

Matthew Kroenig

Professor, Georgetown University

Peter Mansoor   Chair in Military History Faculty, The Ohio State University

Peter Mansoor

Chair in Military History Faculty, The Ohio State University

Michael E. O'Hanlon   Foreign Policy Director of Research, Brookings Institution

Michael E. O'Hanlon

Foreign Policy Director of Research, Brookings Institution

Stephen Rosen   Professor, Harvard University

Stephen Rosen

Professor, Harvard University

David Schenker   Assistant Secretary of State; DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

David Schenker

Assistant Secretary of State; DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Kristen Silverberg   Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union

Kristen Silverberg

Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union

Ashley Tellis   Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ashley Tellis

Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Peter Berkowitz   State Department Policy Planning Staff; DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Peter Berkowitz

State Department Policy Planning Staff; DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Jennifer Bryson   Former Policy Staff of the Secretary of Defense

Jennifer Bryson

Former Policy Staff of the Secretary of Defense

Eliot Cohen   Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Eliot Cohen

Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Steven David   Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Steven David

Professor, Johns Hopkins University

MG Charles J. Dunlap Jr.  (USAF Ret.)  Former Deputy Judge Advocate of the United States Air Force

MG Charles J. Dunlap Jr. (USAF Ret.)

Former Deputy Judge Advocate of the United States Air Force

Aaron Friedberg   Former Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs to the Vice President

Aaron Friedberg

Former Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs to the Vice President

Jakub Grygiel   Professor, Catholic University

Jakub Grygiel

Professor, Catholic University

James Kirchick   Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution

James Kirchick

Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution

Phil Levy   Former Senior Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Phil Levy

Former Senior Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Michael Mazza   Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Michael Mazza

Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Mackubin Thomas Owens   Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Mackubin Thomas Owens

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Michael Rubin   Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Michael Rubin

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Gary Schmitt   Former Director of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

Gary Schmitt

Former Director of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

Michael Singh   Managing Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Michael Singh

Managing Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Matthew Waxman   Faculty Chair of National Security Law, Columbia University

Matthew Waxman

Faculty Chair of National Security Law, Columbia University

Daniel Blumenthal   Director of Asia Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Daniel Blumenthal

Director of Asia Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Ian Brzezinski   Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Ian Brzezinski

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Elbridge Colby   Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Elbridge Colby

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Jacqueline Deal   President, Long Term Strategy Group

Jacqueline Deal

President, Long Term Strategy Group

Mackenzie Eaglen   Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Mackenzie Eaglen

Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Richard Fontaine   CEO, Center for New American Security

Richard Fontaine

CEO, Center for New American Security

Mary Habeck   Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Mary Habeck

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Klon Kitchen   Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation

Klon Kitchen

Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation

Robert J. Lieber   Professor and former Chair of Government, Georgetown University

Robert J. Lieber

Professor and former Chair of Government, Georgetown University

Gregory McNeal   Professor, Pepperdine University

Gregory McNeal

Professor, Pepperdine University

Danielle Pletka   Senior Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy, American Enterprise Institute

Danielle Pletka

Senior Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy, American Enterprise Institute

Nadia Schadlow   Former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy

Nadia Schadlow

Former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy

Randall Schriver   Assistant Secretary of Defense, DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Randall Schriver

Assistant Secretary of Defense, DUE TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE, WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK.

Timothy Shah   Professor, Georgetown University

Timothy Shah

Professor, Georgetown University

Toshi Yoshihara   Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Toshi Yoshihara

Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments