Full Committee Hearing

The Path Forward On U.S.-Syria Policy: Strategy And Accountability

Full Committee Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: SD-419 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Menendez
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For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend.

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Barbara Leaf
    Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Ms. Dana Stroul
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East
    U.S. Department of Defense
    Washington , D.C.

Panel II

  1. The Gravedigger
    Witness to Mass Graves in Syria
  2. Dr. Milena Sterio
    The Charles R. Emrick Jr.-Calfee Halter & Griswold Professor of Law & LLM Programs Director
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
    Cleveland , OH