RAND Expert Seth Jones to Testify on Afghanistan's Terrorist Resurgence Before House Committee on Foreign Affairs


Seth Jones, Director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation, is testifying on “Afghanistan's Terrorist Resurgence: Al-Qaeda, ISIS, and Beyond” before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in the United States House of Representatives. In addition to his role at RAND, Jones is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He previously served as the representative for the commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations.


Among the issues he will address:

  • What are the U.S. national security interests in Afghanistan today?
  • What is the terrorist and insurgent landscape in Afghanistan and the region?
  • What can the United States do to mitigate the threat from Afghanistan and South Asia?


2:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 27, 2017


2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


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