D. Asmus is executive director of the German Marshall Fund of the United States’ Transatlantic
Center in Brussels, Belgium and author of Opening NATO’s Door (Columbia University Press, 2002), a diplomatic history of NATO enlargement.
Top Christensen is head of department at the Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Crossey is a testing coordinator for the British Council’s Peacekeeping English Project.
Dobbins is a former US Ambassador to the European Community, Assistant Secretary of State
for Europe, and special envoy for Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Haiti, Kosovo and Somalia. He is currently director of the International
Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation and lead
co-author of the two-volume RAND History of Nation-Building (2005).
Fischer is Denmark's deputy permanent secretary of state for defence.
Helga Haftendorn is
professor emeritus of political science and international relations at
the Free University of Berlin and former director of its Center on Transatlantic
Foreign and Security Policy Studies. She is the author of numerous books
on German foreign policy and NATO, including the forthcoming From Self-restraint to Assertion: German Foreign Policy since 1945 (Rowman &Littlefield, 2005).
Haine is European Security Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies
in London. His most recent book, Les Etats-Unis ont-ils besoin d’alliés ?, (Payot, 2004) received the France-Amérique Prize 2004.
Jakobsen is head of the Department of Conflict and Security Studies at the Danish Institute
for International Studies in Copenhagen.
David Lightburn is
an independent peace operations consultant who helped develop the Alliance's
involvement in peacekeeping while at NATO between 1992 and 2000.
Ruiz Palmer is head of the Planning Section in NATO’s Operations Division.
Schwerzel is a cultural anthropologist working at the Free University of Amsterdam where
he is preparing a doctoral thesis. He has been involved as a cultural
adviser in the preparation of NATO forces for their missions to Afghanistan.
Yde is a Danish graduate of King’s College London’s Department of War Studies working
temporarily in NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division.