Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced the following upcoming committee event:

Wednesday, July 18
Subcommittee Hearing: Current Developments in Central Asia

3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chairman

Invited witnesses include:

S. Frederick Starr, Ph.D.
Central Asia Caucasus Institute

Mr. Steve Swerdlow
Central Asia
Human Rights Watch

Ms. Spaska Gatzinska
Associate Director
National Endowment for Democracy

Chairman Rohrabacher on the hearing: “Central Asia is a region where the United States continues to have economic and security interests. This hearing will review recent political and diplomatic developments, while providing an opportunity to discuss the future of U.S. engagement in the region.”


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