Washington D.C. –Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following opening statement from the House Armed Services Committee’s hearing regarding President Bush’s new strategy for victory in Iraq:
Washington D.C. –Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today sent a letter to President Bush urging him to use the Baghdad “3-to-1 Plan” as a template to transition security operations from the American military to the Iraqi government.
January 11, 2007
Dear Mr. President:
Washington D.C. – U.S. House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today announced subcommittee assignments and the Ranking Member positions of the seven subcommittees of the House Armed Services Committee.
Washington D.C. - Today, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement regarding the President’s announcement of a new Iraq strategy:
“American troops in Baghdad, alongside Iraqi forces, have been engaged in a fierce battle with insurgents over the past several days.
Washington, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee today turned its attention to one of the prominent recommendations of the Iraq Study Group—the training and equipping of Iraqi military and police forces. The committee heard testimony from senior Army and Marine Corps general officers in order to assess the military training teams that are embedded with Iraqi Security Forces, including the military and police units within the Ministries of Defense and Interior.