Subcommittee Hearing: Denying Safe Havens: Homeland Security’s Efforts to Counter Threats from Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia

311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Jun 3, 2011 10:00am

Opening Statements

Rep Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman

Witnesses

Panel 1

Ms. Jacquie Williams-Bridgers, Managing Director, International Affairs and Trade, Government Accountability Office
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Mr. Mark Koumans, Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Affairs, Department of Homeland Security
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Ms. Shari Villarosa, Deputy Coordinator for Regional Affairs, Department of State
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Mr. James Q. Roberts, Principal Director for Special Operations & Combating Terrorism, Office of Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict & Interdependent Capabilities, Department of Defense
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Panel 2

Mr. Steve Coll, President and CEO, New America Foundation
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Professor Bruce Hoffman, Director, Center for Peace and Security Studies, Director, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University
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Professor Daniel L. Byman, Security Studies Program, School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution
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