Wednesday, April 5, 2017

*Media Advisory* UANI Advisor LTG Barbero to Testify Congress on Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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APRIL 5, 2017
*Media Advisory*
UANI Advisory Board Member Lieutenant General Michael Barbero to Testify Before Congress on Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

New York, NY - United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) Advisory Board Member and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Michael Barbero will testify before the Subcommittee on National Security of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Wednesday, April 5 at 2 PM. The hearing, "Assessing the Iran Deal," will examine the effectiveness of the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in addition to reviewing Iran's continued aggression throughout the Middle East.

Lieutenant General Barbero served as Director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, where he led the Department of Defense's efforts to provide combat support to address threats such as improvised explosive devices (IEDs). He served nearly four years in Iraq over three tours and has served at all levels of the military throughout his decorated career, including infantry assignments, tactical assignments, lieutenant colonel, and lieutenant general.

Lieutenant General Barbero will be available for interview following the hearing, and later this week.

"Assessing the Iran Deal" Hearing Details:

Date:            Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time:            2:00pm
Location:     2154 Rayburn HOB
Media:          This event is open to the press

Invited witnesses:
  • Lieutenant General Michael Barbero
Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Retired)
Advisory Board Member, United Against Nuclear Iran
  • Mr. David Albright
President Institute for Science and International Security
  • Mr. Mark Dubowitz
Chief Executive Officer
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Dr. Ray Takeyh, Ph.D.
Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies
Council on Foreign Relations
  • Dr. Jim Walsh, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A full biography for LTG Barbero can be accessed here.

Media interested in speaking with Lieutenant General Barbero please contact:

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