Sep 29, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring two (2) events the week of October 2-6:

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

"U.S. Defense Strategy In South Asia"

Full Committee
1:00 PM - 2118 Rayburn - OPEN


The Honorable James N. Mattis 
Secretary of Defense

General Joseph Dunford 
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff


“Securing the Peace After the Fall of ISIL”
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
3:30 PM – 2212 Rayburn – Open (Time subject to change.)

Panel 1:
Mr. Mark Swayne
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict
Brigadier General (USMC) James Bierman
Director of Middle East Division
Joint Staff J-5
Mr. Joseph S. Pennington
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq
Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
Department of State
Ms. Pamela G. Quanrud
Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS
Department of State

Panel 2:
The Honorable Ryan Crocker
Former Ambassador to Iraq (2007-2009)
Diplomat in Residence, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
Dr. Kenneth Pollack
Resident Scholar
American Enterprise Institute
Dr. Marc Lynch
Professor of Political Science
The George Washington University