Martin S. Indykis vice president and director of Foreign Policy Studies at Brookings. A former U.S. ambassador to Israel, he currently serves as a senior adviser to Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell. Kenneth G. Lieberthalis director of the John L. Thornton China Center and senior fellow in Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development at Brookings. He was a professor at the University of Michigan (19832009), served as senior director for Asia on the National Security Council (19982000), and is the author of 17 books and monographs. Michael E. O'Hanlonis a senior fellow and the director of research in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the Sydney Stein Jr. Chair. O'Hanlon's many books include Toughing it Out in Afghanistan(written with Hassina Sherjan) and The Skeptic's Case for Nuclear Disarmament, both published by Brookings in 2010.