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A.C. Clark

A.C. Clark was born and raised in Venezuela. He holds academic degrees from both Venezuelan and American universities, and has taught in both countries as well. One of Clark’s areas of specialization is political theory, and he regularly publishes and lectures on this and related topics.

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Abby W. Schachter

Abby W. Schachter is US editor of CapX and a regular contributor to The Weekly Standard, Acculturated, the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and Reason among other publications. She lives in Pittsburgh with her artist husband, Prof. Ben Schachter and their four children.

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Alex Nowrasteh

Alex Nowrasteh is the immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute. A Southern Californian by birth, he is widely published in major newspapers and academic journals.

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Alexander Litvinenko

Alexander Litvinenko(1962-2006) served in the Russian military for more than 20 years achieving the ranks of Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1988 he served in the counterintelligence agencies of the Soviet KGB and from 1991 in the Central Staff of the MB-FSK-FSB, specializing in counter-terrorist activities and organized crime. He escaped from Russia, and was granted political asylum in May 2001 by Great Britian where he lived until he was poisoned in November 2006.

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Ambassador John R. Bolton

John R. Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service. From August 2005 to December 2006, he served as the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations. From 2001 to 2005, he was under secretary of state for arms control and international security.

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Amir Taheri

Amir Taheri was the executive editor in chief of the daily Kayhan, Iran’s largest newspaper, for more than six years before the mullahs seized power. In the United States, his articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Commentary, among other publications. He lives in Paris and London.

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Andrew C. McCarthy

Andrew C. McCarthy is a former federal prosecutor and a contributor to National Review and Commentary, among other publications.

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Andrew Peyton Thomas

Andrew Peyton Thomas is a graduate of the Harvard Law School, and was a legal assistant for the Boston NAACP. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, Weekly Standard, National Review, and other publications.

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Anne Hendershott

Anne Hendershott is author of “Moving for Work” and “The Reluctant Caregivers.” She is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Veritas Center at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio.

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Armando Valladares

Armando Valladares was a political prisoner in Castro’s Cuba for twenty-two years. After international pressure led to his release, he came to the United States and served as Ambassador to the Human Rights Commission of the United Nations during the Reagan and Bush administrations.

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Arnold Kling

Arnold Kling earned his Ph.D in economics from MIT in 1980. He was an economist on the staff of the Federal Reserve Board from 1980-1986.

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Avik Roy

Avik Roy is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the Opinion Editor at Forbes. He has advised three presidential candidates on policy, including Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney.

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Barry Latzer

Barry Latzer is Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and a former member of the Doctoral Faculty in Criminal Justice at the CUNY Graduate School and University Center.

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Ben Weingarten

Ben Weingarten is a writer, podcaster, and Founder & CEO of ChangeUp Media LLC, a media consulting and publication services firm.

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Benjamin H. Barton

Benjamin H. Barton is the Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee.

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