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Maria Echaveste

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Maria Echaveste is one of the highest-ranking Latinas in any presidential administration. She served as Bill Clinton's advisor and White House Deputy Chief of Staff during his second term and currently resides as a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. She is also a co-founder of the Nueva Vista Group - a group focused on policy, legislative strategy,... read full bio

Marlin Fitzwater

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The only Press Secretary in U.S. history to be appointed by two Presidents, Marlin Fitzwater has become a worldwide celebrity who spent a decade in the front row of history. He participated in the most dramatic government decisions during the last decade, ranging from the Summit Talks with Presidents Gorbachev and Yeltsin that helped win the Cold War, to the... read full bio

Max Cleland

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A leader of extraordinary depth, Max Cleland explores today's political headlines, providing insights from the perspective of a decorated Vietnam Veteran turned respected U.S. Senator.... read full bio

Michael Barone

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Michael Barone is a renowned political historian who is at the forefront of American political coverage, and one who explores and analyzes political issues with an unmatched passion and clarity. Barone may be best known for being the principal author of The Almanac of American Politics, a standard reference work of all US governors and federal politicians published every two... read full bio

Michael Gerson

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Michael Gerson is an op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, a Policy Fellow with the ONE Campaign, a visiting fellow with the Center for Public Justice, and a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as President George W. Bush's chief speechwriter from 2001 until June 2006, as a senior policy advisor from 2000 through June... read full bio

Michael Sandel

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Sandel iterates the need for a public philosophy and specifies two alternative frameworks -- republicanism and proceduralism -- for constituting such a philosophy. He asserts that the formative project of the republican tradition is indispensable to self-government. ... read full bio

Michael Steele

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An expert on political strategy, fund-raising and election reform, Michael Steele made history in 2003 as the first African American elected to statewide office in Maryland, and again with his subsequent chairmanship of the RNC. The self-described Lincoln Republican" is also a popular political analyst who often appears on television news broadcasts, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, and Comedy... read full bio

Mike Oxley

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Former U.S. Congressman and Advocate for Corporate Accountability Mike Oxley was chosen by the House leadership to chair the new Financial Services Committee. Among the panel's many legislative achievements under Oxley's chairmanship are the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to respond to the era of corporate corruption, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act to resolve the post-9/11 insurance crisis, the anti-money laundering provisions of... read full bio

Minxin Pei

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The rise of China as a great power is one of the most important developments in the twenty-first century. But despite dramatic economic progress, Chinas prospects remain uncertain. Minxin Pei examines the sustainability of the Chinese Communist Partys reform strategypursuing pro-market economic policies under one-party rule. Combining powerful insights with empirical research, Minxin Pei offers a provocative assessment of Chinas... read full bio

Mitchell Bard

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Mitchell Bard is the Executive Director of the nonprofit American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE) and an authority on U.S. Middle East policy. Dr. Bard is also the director of the Jewish Virtual Library, the worlds most popular and comprehensive online encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture. Dr. Bard currently co-chairs the task force on BDS & Delegitimization for the Global... read full bio

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic _ ; Muammad bin Rshid al Maktm), also known as Sheikh Mohammed, (born 15 July 1949) is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and constitutional monarch of Dubai.... read full bio

Nicholas Burns

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Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns is one of America's top foreign policy experts and practitioners. Over the course of his 27-year career in the state department, he played a key leadership role in U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East, Europe, and South Asia. He was the nation's top career diplomat as undersecretary from 2005-08, and he is viewed as one... read full bio

Os Guinness

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Os Guinness is the great-great- great grandson of the Dublin Brewer Arthur Guinness. He is best known as an author and social critic. Far from mundane, his witnesses the climax of the Chinese revolution, he was expelled with many other foreigners in and returned to Europe where he was educated in England. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University... read full bio

Oscar Arias

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ôscar Arias is a former President of Costa Rica, in office form 1986 to 1990 and 2006 to 2010. He is the recipient of the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring and end to the Central American Crisis, the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism, and a trustee of Economists for Peace and Security. He is known for... read full bio

Oscar Sanchez

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Former President of Costa Rica was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end political violence throughout Central America. Through the Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress, as well as his collaborative efforts with other Nobel Laureates, Arias continues to foster the hope for global prosperity and solidarity, and for a partnership between the First and Third World.... read full bio

Parag Khanna

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A geo-strategist, world traveler, and former policy advisor to President Barack Obama, Khanna was named one of Esquire's 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century." With remarkable insights to spare, Khanna sounds off in his latest book, How to Run the World: A New Diplomacy for an Unstable Era, in which he charts the course that will lead us... read full bio

Paul Bremer

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Paul Bremer is an American ambassador best known for governing the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq after the United States invaded in 2003. Paul was appointed the Presidential Envoy by President Bush and led the Coalition Provisional Authority. During his tenure, Paul managed many steps to improve Iraqs government. Paul formed Iraq's interim government with the help of the CPA... read full bio

Percival J. Patterson

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Percival James Patterson is a former Prime Minister of Jamaica. He served as Head of Government for 14 unbroken years before retiring from active politics in March 2006. As the longest serving Prime Minister in Jamaica, Mr. Patterson presided over the unprecedented modernization and transformation of the economic, social and political landscape of the country. He has extensive experience and... read full bio

Peter Zeihan

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Peter Zeihan is an expert on geopolitics- particularly global energy, demography and security. His perspectives unite the realities of geography and populations to a meaningful comprehension of how global politics affect markets and economic trends, giving industry leaders the ability to navigate todays complex mix of geopolitical risks and opportunities. He has worked for a variety of establishments, from the... read full bio

Philip Bredesen

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Philip Bredesen, a Democrat, served as Tennessee's governor from 2003-2011. Known for his nonpartisan approach and careful fiscal management, Bredesen's political style proved successful and popular. As governor, he reformed Tennessee's Medicaid program and developed innovative approaches to assisting the uninsured. He is the author of Fresh Medicine: How to Fix Reform and Build a Sustainable Health Care System (2010).... read full bio

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