*Witness list updated*

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) will convene a hearing entitled “Counterterrorism Efforts in Africa.”

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “Radical Islamist terrorists in Africa are waging a brutal war that threatens U.S. national security interests. The recent tragic deaths of four American soldiers in Niger was a sad reminder of the dangers involved. This hearing will provide an opportunity for members to examine counterterrorism efforts in Africa, the depth of the threats we face and the importance of continued U.S. engagement on the continent.”

Hearing: Counterterrorism Efforts in Africa

9:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 7

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

The Honorable John J. Sullivan
Deputy Secretary
U.S. Department of State

*The Honorable David J. Trachtenberg
Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
U.S. Department of Defense