Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World

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"The members of the Advisory Group are: Amb. David M. Abshire, president of the Center for the Study of the Presidency; Stephen M. Cohen, Ph.D., national scholar for the Israeli Policy Forum; Amb. Diana Lady Dougan, chair of the Cyber Century Forum; Mamoun Fandy, senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace; James K. Glassman, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; Malik M. Hasan, M.D., founder of Qual-Med and Health Trio, Inc. Also: Farhad Kazemi, Ph.D., professor of politics and Middle Eastern studies at New York University; Judith Milestone, former senior vice president at CNN; Harold C. Pachios, former chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; George R. Salem, partner in the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP; Shibley Telhami, Ph.D., Anwar Sadat Professor of Peace and Development at the University of Maryland; John Zogby, president of Zogby International, the polling firm. In addition, Christopher Ross, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, served as consultant to the group, and Nina DeLorenzo was staff director." [1]

Their final report was "Changing Minds Winning Peace”.

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  1. New Strategic Direction Urged for Public Diplomacy,, accessed January 21, 2011.