Opening Statements

Rep. Edward R. Royce, Chairman
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The Honorable James F. Dobbins
Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
U.S. Department of State
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Mr. Donald L. Sampler
Assistant to the Administrator
Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs
U.S. Agency for International Development
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Mr. Michael J. Dumont
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Afghanistan, Pakistan, & Central Asia
U.S. Department of Defense
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