Nicholas Burns is director of the Aspen Strategy Group and Sultan of Oman Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is a former U.S. under secretary of state for political affairs (200508), ambassador to NATO (200105), and ambassador to Greece (19972001). Jonathon Price is the deputy director of the Aspen Strategy Group.
Joseph S. Nye is University Distinguished Service Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, a former assistant secretary for defense for international security affairs, and former chair of the National Intelligence Council.
Brent Scowcroft, president of the Scowcroft Group, served as national security adviser to Presidents Ford and George H.W. Bush.