Opening Statements

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen’s Opening Statement:

Chairman Royce’s Opening Statement:

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen Questions Witnesses:


The Honorable Anne W. Patterson
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

The Honorable Derek Chollet
Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of statement]

Hearing transcript (PDF)