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    Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation

    Witnesses testified about the refugee crisis in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the existing problems created by the long standing civil war, increased pressures…

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    Weapons Technology Transfer from Russia to Iran

    State Department officials testified about a 1995 agreement approved by Vice President Gore and then Prime Minister Chernomyrdin allowing sales of Russian conventional weapons to Iran…

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    Threat of Extremist Movements to the U.S.

    Witnesses testified about potential terrorist threats to the U.S. and ways to combat terrorism by small groups with international ties. Among the issues discussed were which groups…

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    Situation in Pakistan

    Secretary Inderfurth testified regarding the military coup in Pakistan. He focused on the U.S. response to the coup, and the prompt return of civilian rule. He also talked about…

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    Nuclear Testing in Pakistan

    Mr. Inderfurth testified about measures taken by the administration to halt further testing by Pakistan and India, and to bolster the stability of the region. Mr. Schneider…

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    Nuclear Testing in India

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from experts on the region concerning the recent nuclear testing that has occurred in India. The subcommittee will examine the effect the testing…

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    Iraqi Internal Politics

    Committee members heard testimony from foreign policy experts and a leader of anti-Hussein opposition in Iraq on whether Hussein can be overthrown. Mr. Chalabi testified about his…

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    U.S.-Vietnam Relations

    Mr. Lord and other administration officials testified concerning the administration’s decision to lift the embargo against Vietnam and relax tensions between the two countries.

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    October Surprise Investigation Day 2

    The subcommittee heard testimony from a member of the Carter administration on allegations of unethical activity charged against the 1980 Reagan presidential campaign. Mr. Sick is…

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    October Surprise Investigation

    The committee continued to hear testimony on proposed “October Surprise” legislation. The legislation would create a task force to look into allegations that members of the…

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