Next Steps for U.S. Foreign Policy on Syria and Iraq

November 19, 2014

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, CFR Senior Fellow Elliott Abrams details the United States' goals in Iraq and Syria: to alleviate the humanitarian and refugee crisis; to prevent an Iranian victory in Syria; and to strike devastating blows at the Islamic State.

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