These are the 27 retired diplomats and military officers who signed the statement criticizing the Bush administration's conduct of foreign policy:

Avis T. Bohlen, assistant secretary of state for arms control, 1999

Adm. William J. Crowe Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1985

Jeffrey S. Davidow, ambassador to Mexico, 1998

William A. DePree, ambassador to Bangladesh, 1987

Donald B. Easum, ambassador to Nigeria, 1975

Charles W. Freeman Jr., ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1989

William C. Harrop, ambassador to Israel, 1991

Arthur A. Hartman, ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1981

Marine Gen. Joseph P. Hoar, commander in chief, U.S. Central Command, 1991

H. Allen Holmes, assistant secretary of defense for special operations, 1993

Robert V. Keeley, ambassador to Greece, 1985

Samuel W. Lewis, ambassador to Israel, 1977

Princeton N. Lyman, ambassador to South Africa, 1992

Jack F. Matlock Jr., ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1987

Donald F. McHenry, ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, 1979

Gen. Merrill A. "Tony" McPeak, chief of staff, Air Force, 1990

George E. Moose, assistant secretary of state for African affairs, 1993

David D. Newsom, undersecretary of state for political affairs, 1978

Phyllis E. Oakley, assistant secretary of state for intelligence and research, 1997

Robert Oakley, ambassador to Pakistan, 1988

James D. Phillips, ambassador to the Congo Republic, 1990

John E. Reinhardt, director, U.S. Information Agency, 1977

Air Force Gen. William Y. Smith, chief of staff for Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, 1979

Ronald I. Spiers, ambassador to Pakistan, 1981

Michael E. Sterner, ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, 1974

Adm. Stansfield Turner, director of the CIA, 1977

Alexander F. Watson, ambassador to Brazil, 1992

SOURCE: Diplomats and Military Commanders for Change