Opening Statements

Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX)
Opening Statement


The Honorable Michèle Flournoy
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
WestExec Advisors
Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

The Honorable Douglas Lute
Senior Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Former United States Permanent Representative to NATO

The Honorable Derek Chollet
Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy
The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Mr. Ian Brzezinski
Resident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative
Atlantic Council
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO