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Syria rests on the brink. South Sudan teeters on the edge of disaster. And all across the globe, fires rage and the threat of humanitarian crisis looms large. But how should the United States respond to these conflicts abroad?
- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a combat veteran of two Middle East deployments and currently serves as a Major in the Hawaiʻi Army National Guard. She represents Hawaiʻi’s 2nd Congressional District in the US House of Representatives
- Elvir Ahmetovic is a teacher in St. Louis, MO, and a survivor of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre
- Edward Luck is a former UN assistant secretary-general. He was instrumental in developing and implementing the doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). Today, he's a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs
- Adm. James Stavridis is the former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO, where he oversaw operations in Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, the Balkans, and piracy off the coast of Africa. Today, he's dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University
- Stephen Kinzer is a columnist for the Boston Globe, and a former New York Times foreign correspondent. His forthcoming book about the history of American intervention is called "The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire"
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