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About the Author
Kiron K. Skinner is Associate Professor of History and Political Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and a member of the Defense Policy Board, the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, and the National Security Education Board. Serhiy Kudelia is an adjunct lecturer and Ph.D. candidate at the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is Julius Silver Professor and Chair of the Department of Politics at New York University, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Condoleezza Rice is a Professor of Political Science at Stanford and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. She is currently serving as United States Secretary of State.