Opening Statements

<p><strong>Rep. Edward R. Royce, Chairman</strong><br /> <a href="http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA00/20131029/101425/HHRG-113-FA00-20131029-SD001.pdf" target="_blank">[full text of opening statement]</a></p> <p><iframe loading="lazy" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jZSV69LNj9A" width="608" height="375" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p> <p><iframe loading="lazy" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CUGvleCZbx4" width="608" height="375" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p>

Witnesses

<p><strong>The Honorable A. Elizabeth Jones</strong><br /> Acting Assistant Secretary<br /> Bureau of Near East Affairs<br /> U.S. Department of State<br /> <a href="http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA00/20131029/101425/HHRG-113-FA00-Wstate-JonesA-20131029.pdf">[full text of statement]</a></p> <p><strong>The Honorable Derek Chollet</strong><br /> Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs<br /> U.S. Department of Defense<br /> <a href="http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA00/20131029/101425/HHRG-113-FA00-Wstate-CholletD-20131029.pdf" target="_blank">[full text of statement]</a></p> <p><strong>Ms. Alina Romanowski</strong><br /> Deputy Assistant Administrator<br /> Bureau for the Middle East<br /> U.S. Agency for International Development<br /> <a href="http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA00/20131029/101425/HHRG-113-FA00-Wstate-RomanowskiA-20131029.pdf" target="_blank">[full text of statement]</a><br /> ____________________________</p> <h3><a href="http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA00/20131029/101425/HHRG-113-FA00-Transcript-20131029.pdf" target="_blank">Hearing transcript (PDF)</a></h3>