Opening Statements

Chairman Smith's Opening Statement:

Witnesses

Chairman Smith Questions Witness:

Panel I

Shannon Smith, Ph.D.
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Panel II

Mr. Ben Freeth
Executive Director
Mike Campbell Foundation
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Ms. Imani Countess
Regional Program Director for Africa
The Solidarity Center
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)