Opening Statements

Rep. Edward R. Royce, Chairman [full text of opening statement] Chairman Royce's Opening Statement:

Witnesses

Chairman Royce Questions Witnesses:

The Honorable Rajiv Shah
Administrator
U.S. Agency for International Development
[full text of statement]

The Honorable Bisa Williams
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

The Honorable Michael D. Lumpkin
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of statement]

Major General James Lariviere, USMC
Deputy Director for Politico-Military Affairs (Africa)
Joint Chiefs of Staff
U.S. Department of Defense
[This witness has not submitted written testimony]

Major General Nadja Y. West, USA
Joint Staff Surgeon
Joint Chiefs of Staff
U.S. Department of Defense
[This witness has not submitted written testimony]
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