James Goldgeier is the Whitney Shepardson senior fellow for transatlantic
relations at the Council on Foreign Relations and is a professor of
political science and international affairs at George Washington
University. He is the coauthor of Power and Purpose: U.S. Policy toward
Russia after the Cold War, and is the author of Not Whether But When: The U.S. Decision to Enlarge NATO and Leadership Style and Soviet Foreign Policy. He has served at the U.S. State Department and National Security Council, and was a visiting fellow at Stanford University, the Brookings Institution, the Library of Congress, and the Woodrow Wilson Center. He also directed the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University.
Derek Chollet is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security
(CNAS). He is also a non-resident fellow in the Brookings Institution’s
Global Economy and Development Program and an adjunct associate professor at Georgetown University. Chollet has served at the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Senate, and was a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the American Academy in Berlin, and was a visiting scholar and adjunct professor at the George Washington University. He is the author or coeditor of several books on American foreign policy, including The Road to the Dayton Accords: A Study of American Statecraft, and Bridging the Foreign Policy Divide.