Video: US House Oversight Cmte on Transition to Civilian-led Mission

The US House Oversight Committee held a hearing to assess the transition of control in Iraq from a military to a civilian-led mission.

Witnesses included:

  • The Honorable Patrick Kennedy, Under Secretary for Management, U.S. Department of State;
  • Mr. Peter Verga, Chief of Staff for the Under Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense;
  • The Honorable Mara Rudman, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for the Middle East, U.S. Agency for International Development;
  • Mr. Michael Courts, Acting Director, International Affairs and Trade, U.S. Government Accountability Office;
  • Ambassador Harold Geisel, Acting Inspector General, U.S. Department of State;
  • Mr. Mickey McDermott, Special Deputy Inspector General for Southwest Asia, U.S. Department of Defense Office of Inspector General;
  • Mr. Michael Carroll, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Agency for International Development;
  • The Honorable Stuart Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

You can download Inspector Bowen’s report here.

(Starts at 7:40 mins):

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