Wednesday, June 24, 2009

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearings on West Africa

The US Senate committee on Foreign Relations held a hearing on "Confronting Drug Trafficking in West Africa" on Tuesday.


Panel 1:
  • The Honorable Johnnie Carson
    Assistant Secretary for African Affairs
    Department of State
    Washington, DC
  • William Wechsler
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
    Counternarcotics and Global Threats
    Department of Defense
    Washington, DC
  • Thomas M. Harrigan
    Chief of Operations
    Drug Enforcement Administration
    Washington, DC

Panel 2:
  • Douglas Farah
    Senior Fellow
    International Assessment & Strategy Center
    Takoma Park, MD
  • Michael Braun
    Managing Partner
    Spectre Group International
    Alexandria, Virginia
  • Michael McGovern
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Yale University
    New Haven, CT

Detailed blogging on each witness's testimony will follow.

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