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OPENING STATEMENTS:

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen's Opening Statement:

WITNESSES:

The Honorable Robert Stephen Ford
Senior Fellow
Middle East Institute
(Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

The Honorable Elliott Abrams
Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies
Council on Foreign Relations
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]                                 
                                    
Kimberly Kagan, Ph.D.
Founder and President
Institute for the Study of War
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Steven Heydemann, Ph.D.
Vice President of Applied Research on Conflict
United States Institute of Peace
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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