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Syria

Livestream: House Foreign Affairs Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward Syria

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to evaluate U.S. policy toward Syria. The committee will hear testimony from Joel Rayburn, the deputy assistant secretary of state for Levant affairs and the special envoy for Syria.

You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below:

Coronavirus

House Foreign Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Response to Coronavirus

The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the U.S. and international response to coronavirus at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27. The committee will hear from Ian Brownlee, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs; Jonathan Fritz, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; William Walters, Executive Director for Operation Medicine at the State Department’s Bureau of Medical Services; and Robert Redfield, the Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Afghanistan

Livestream: House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hears Testimony from SIGAR on U.S. Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

On Jan. 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing titled “U.S. Lessons Learned in Afghanistan.” The Committee will hear testimony from Mr. John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). The livestream is available here and below.

Guantanamo

HFAC Hearing on the Administration's Plan to Close Guantanamo

The House Foreign Affairs Committee is hearing testimony this morning on the Administration's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility. Department of State Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure Lee Wolosky and Department of Defense Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure Paul M. Lewis will provide testimony.

Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) - Opening Statement

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