House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 08:04

The Assad regime continues its chemical weapon strikes, despite Obama Administration claims to have destroyed its illegal stockpile. Assad denies having any chemical weapons, while his forces brazenly gas men, women, and children.  This hearing will highlight these horrific attacks and what can be done to protect vulnerable Syrian civilians. The Committee will hear chilling accounts, including from brave responders working to save the lives of those targeted by the Assad regime.

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 11:50

“This hearing will address how the Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget request will advance US interests and help our friends and allies in Europe and Eurasia.

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:47

The House Committee on Foreign Affairs' subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa is holding a hearing on Iran, North Korea, and Syria's nonproliferation act and the State Department's non-compliance. 

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:30

The House Committee of Foreign Affairs' s.ubcommittee on Europe,Eurasia, and Emereging Threats will hold a hearing to review the adminstrations' FY 2016 budget request for Europe and Eurasia.


Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:24

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “In the coming months, the United Nations Security Council is likely to consider several key issues, including sanctions on Iran and North Korea, peacekeeping reform, and Middle East security.  It is critical that our mission to the United Nations advance our national interests in an institution that has long been in desperate need of reform and often taken positions against American interests.  This hearing will give members an opportunity to press the U.S. Ambassador to the UN on Congressional concerns and priorities.”

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 11:01

The United States has experienced a troubled relationship with the southern African nation of Zimbabwe from its founding in 1980 until today. President Robert Mugabe has ruled through repressive tactics since he rose to power. This hearing will examine current U.S. policy and look ahead to what the post-Mugabe landscape might look like

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:54

The recent setback against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, including the fall of Ramadi and the capture of the historic city of Palmyra, highlights the ongoing and immediate need for the Obama administration to develop a substantive and clear comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIL. As ISIL continues to spread terror in the Middle East, this hearing will examine the radical Islamist group’s strategy, the Obama administration’s current plans for Iraq and Syria, and the effectiveness and strength of the coalition fighting ISIL. In addition to assessing the U.S.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 08:46

House Committe on Foreign Affairs is holding a subcommittee meeting to discuss Egypt's situation two years after Morsi.

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen: "This hearing will provide our Members the opportunity to weigh U.S. policy toward Cairo as Egypt struggles to balance its security concerns with its needs for democratic reforms.”

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 09:10

Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa hearing on the regional impact of U.S. policy towards Iraq and Syria.

Seth G. Jones, Ph. D.
Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center
RAND Corporation
General Jack Keane, USA, Retired
Chairman of the Board
Institute for the Study of War
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:15

House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the migration crisis in Central America and associated with it $1bln assistance request for the region. 


Mr. Scott Hamilton
Central America Director
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department of State

Ms. Paloma Adams-Allen
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau
U.S. Agency for International Development