Full Committee Hearing
Perspectives on the Strategic Necessity of Iran Sanctions
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to VOTE on the Committee budget resolution, rules of procedure, and subcommittee organization for the 114th Congress. Following the EXECUTIVE SESSION the Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Perspectives on the Strategic Necessity of Iran Sanctions.” Witnesses on Panel I will be The Honorable Antony J. Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State, United States Department of State; and The Honorable David S. Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, United States Department of the Treasury. Witnesses on Panel II will be Mr. Mark Dubowitz, Director, Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance Foundation for the Defense of Democracies; and Dr. Patrick Clawson, Director of Research, Washington Institute for Near East Policy. All hearings are webcast live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
Witness Panel 1
Deputy Secretary of StateUnited States Department of State
Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial IntelligenceU.S. Department of the Treasury