WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following schedule of public events for the week of November 16 – 20.
Full Committee Hearing: “The US military mission in Afghanistan and implications of the peace process on US involvement”
Friday, November 20, 2020
(9:00 AM ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open)
Purpose: The committee will receive testimony from non-government witnesses on the situation in Afghanistan, US policy and military strategy, and the implications of the peace process on Afghanistan and US involvement there.
The Honorable Ryan Crocker
Career Ambassador, Retired, US Foreign Service
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Dr. Stephen Biddle
Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University;
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Dr. Seth G. Jones
Harold Brown Chair; Director, Transnational Threats Project;
and Senior Adviser, International Security Program
Center for Strategic & International Studies

We strongly recommend that members of the media view hearings remotely. The Capitol currently has restricted access, and non-credentialed media will not be able to access House Office Buildings. Only credentialed members of the media will be allowed access to the press viewing area in committee hearing rooms and must RSVP to their respective press gallery no later than 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing they wish to attend.