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  • Contributors

Mark Kramer is Director of the Harvard Project on Cold War Studies and a Senior Associate of the Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University.

William C. Wohlforth is Associate Professor at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

James Jay Carafano is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and Executive Editor of Joint Force Quarterly (published for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff by the National Defense University).

Timothy Snyder is an Academy Scholar at the Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University.