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Guest Host: Jim Asendio
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- Terrence Lyons Associate Professor, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University; Senior Advisor, Carter Center Ethiopia Election Observation project
- Jennifer Cooke Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Tamerat Negara Former Editor, Addis Neger newspaper(Ethiopia)
- Teddy Fikre Organizer, Ethiopian-Americans for Change; Founder, BrownCondor.com
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