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    Violence in Yemen

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Gerald Feierstein testified on the ongoing conflict and violence in that country, and Obama administration partnerships and counterterrorism efforts in Yemen…

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    Humanitarian Aid to Syria

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on Syria’s humanitarian crisis. Officials with the State Department and USAID said that while monetary…

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    Combating ISIS

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the motivations of foreign fighters, including Americans, who had joined the militant group *ISIS, and what the U.S. and its allies were doing to counter…

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    Israeli-Palestinian Resolutions Markup

    The House Foreign Affairs Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee marked up resolutions that addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. H. Res. 665 condemned the murder of both…

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    Human Rights in Iran

    Witnesses testified on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s human rights record since taking office on August 4, 2013. Cler Baheri, an Iranian-born member of the Baha’i community,…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange

    Witnesses testified on the national security implications of the exchange of five Taliban detainees for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Witnesses included a soldier who served alongside…

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    Afghanistan Reconstruction

    Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John Sopko told committee members that a lot of money spent on Afghanistan reconstruction…

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    Iran Nuclear Deal

    Witnesses testified on the details of the Iran nuclear agreement reached in November 2013. Members of both parties and scientists criticized the Obama administration’s deal with Iran,…

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