Ronald D. Asmus is a senior
fellow for European studies at the Council on Foreign
Relations and author of the forthcoming book Opening
NATO's Door (Columbia University Press).
Frank Boland is deputy director of force planning
in NATO's Defence Planning and Operations Division.
James M. Goldgeier is director of the Institute for
European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington
University, and adjunct senior fellow at the Council
on Foreign Relations and author of Not Whether But
When: The US Decision to Enlarge NATO (Brookings,
Sebestyén L. v. Gorka
is executive director of
the Centre for EuroAtlantic Integration and Democracy
is director of the London-based Centre for
European Reform and author of several CER
publications, including Europe 2010: an
optimistic vision of the future and Europe's
Military Revolution, which he co-wrote
with Gilles Andréani and Christoph Bertram.
Vaclav Havel is president of the Czech Republic.
Andrzej Karkoszka is head of the think tank at the Democratic
Control of Armed Forces Centre in Geneva, and a former
deputy defence minister of Poland.
Stanley R. Sloan is director of the Atlantic Community
Initiative, visiting scholar at Middlebury College,
Vermont, and author of the forthcoming book NATO,
the European Union and the Atlantic Community: The Transatlantic
Bargain Reconsidered (Rowman and Littlefield).
Dmitri Trenin is deputy
director of the Carnegie Moscow