This hearing will broadly assess U.S. Africa policy, through the lens of diplomatic, economic and security engagement, and provide recommendations on key priority areas for future subcommittee engagement.

Opening Statements

Congressman Ron Wright (R-TX)

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Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Senior Counselor
Albright Stonebridge Group
(Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs)

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Brahima Coulibaly, Ph.D.
The Brookings Institution

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Mr. Joshua Meservey
Senior Policy Analyst
The Heritage Foundation

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