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Jan 23, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) announced the creation of seven subcommittees and the election of their chairmen today by majority members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Members formed subcommittees with jurisdictions spanning the earth and covering a range of the most pressing global challenges.

Jan 22, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA) Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today condemned reported bombings of three villages in Darfur by the Sudanese military.

The BBC has quoted rebel commanders stating that three villages had been hit over the weekend. African Union forces have been sent to the area to investigate the claims.

Jan 19, 2007 Press Release
Verbatim, as delivered

“The situation in Iraq is grave and deteriorating.” This was the most ringing and often-quoted phrase from the report that the Iraq Study Group released six weeks ago.

Jan 18, 2007 Press Release

ADVISORY

A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs:

 

DATE: Wednesday, January 24, 2007

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

SUBJECT: The Escalating Crisis in Darfur

LOCATION: Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES:

The Honorable Andrew Natsios

Jan 18, 2007 Press Release
Verbatim, as delivered

Seven years ago, one of our nation’s strategic thinkers outlined a new and bold approach to the North Korean challenge.

Jan 17, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC –Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today led the committee in a discussion with new United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon covering a wide range of topics, including the broad subject of U.N.
Jan 12, 2007 Press Release

ADVISORY

A briefing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs:

 

DATE: Thursday, January 18, 2007

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

SUBJECT: North Korea

LOCATION: Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building

BRIEFER:

The Honorable William Perry

Jan 12, 2007 Press Release

ADVISORY

A briefing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs:

 

DATE: Friday, January 19, 2007

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

SUBJECT: The Baker-Hamilton Commission Report

LOCATION: Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building

BRIEFERS:

The Honorable Lee Hamilton

Jan 11, 2007 Press Release
(Chairman Lantos dispensed with formal opening remarks to allow more time for Committee members to ask questions and the Secretary to answer them. Below is the text of his first question to Secretary Rice.)

Verbatim, as delivered

Jan 11, 2007 Press Release
Verbatim, as delivered

Good morning, everybody, and I want to welcome everybody to the first briefing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in the 110th Congress.

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