Resources - Hearings

This section provides a searchable database of Congressional hearings on U.S. security policy. Each link provides hearing details including committee and subcommittee, date, time, location, witnesses, and the country and region discussed.  

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Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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2255 Rayburn House Office Building Washington
Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs is holding a hearing on Bangladesh’s Fracture: Political and Religious Extremism. Witnesses Ms. Lisa Curtis Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center The Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy The Heritage Foundation Mr. Ali Riaz, Ph.D. Professor Department of Politics and Government Chair Illinois State University Mr. Jay Kansara Director Government Relations...
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Bangladesh
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Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the migration crisis in Central America and associated with it $1bln assistance request for the region.  Witnesses Mr. Scott Hamilton Central America Director Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs U.S. Department of State Ms. Paloma Adams-Allen Deputy Assistant Administrator Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau U.S. Agency for International Development The Honorable Alan D. Bersin Acting Assistant Secretary and Chief...
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Central America Regional
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
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2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa hearing on the regional impact of U.S. policy towards Iraq and Syria. Witnesses: Seth G. Jones, Ph. D. Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center RAND Corporation   General Jack Keane, USA, Retired Chairman of the Board Institute for the Study of War
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
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Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding U.S. European Command Programs and Budget Request for FY 2016.  Witnesses General Philip M. Breedlove, USAF Commander, U.S. European Command/ Supreme Allied Commander, Europe      
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Europe and Eurasia Regional
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2255 Rayburn House Office Building Washington DC 20515
Subcommittee on Africa Global Health Global Human Rights and International Organizations of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs is holding a hearing on The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act. Witnesses Mr. William Browder Chief Executive Officer Hermitage Capital Management Ms. Rebiya Kadeer President World Uyghur Congress Mr. Kenneth R. Weinstein President and Chief Executive Officer Hudson Institute    
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2200 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
House Committee on Foreign Affairs is holding a hearing on progress and challenges in the Western Balkans Witnesses Panel I Mr. Hoyt Brian Yee Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs U.S. Department of State Ms. Susan Fritz Acting Assistant Administrator Europe and Eurasia Bureau U.S. Agency for International Development Panel II Mr. Ivan Vejvoda Senior Vice President, Programs German Marshall Fund of the United States...
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Eurasia Regional
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommittee on Terrorism Nonproliferation and Trade of House Committee on Foreign Affairs is holding a hearing on ISIS: Defining the Enemy. Witnesses Ms. Maryam Rajavi President-Elect National Council of Resistance of Iran (Appearing via teleconference) The Honorable Robert Ford Senior Fellow The Middle East Institute (Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria) Walid Phares, Ph.D. Co-Secretary General Transatlantic Parliamentary Group on Counterterrorism Mr. Daniel...
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 
Rayburn HOB - 2118
The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding the NDAA 2016 markup. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016 is the comprehensive legislation to authorize the budget authority of the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Department of Energy.  
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Global
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:30am to 5:00pm
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Room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Armed Services is holding a hearing on Military Space Programs. Witnesses Honorable Deborah L. James Secretary Of The Air Force   General John E. Hyten, USAF Commander, Air Force Space Command   Ms. Cristina T. Chaplain Director, Acquisition And Sourcing Management Government Accountability Office      
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Global
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:30am to 6:30pm
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Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Armed Services is holding a hearing on United States security policy in Europe. Witnesses Admiral James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.) Dean Of The Fletcher School Of Law And Diplomacy Tufts University   Mr. Ian J. Brzezinski Resident Senior Fellow Brent Scowcroft Center On International Security Atlantic Council   Dr. Stephen Sestanovich George F. Kennan Senior Fellow For Russian And Eurasian Studies Council On...
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Europe and Eurasia Regional
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the weaponization of information in Russia. Witnesses: Mr. Peter Pomerantsev Senior Fellow The Legatum Institute Ms. Helle C. Dale Senior Fellow for Public Diplomacy The Heritage Foundation Ms. Elizabeth Wahl Former RT Anchor Freelance Journalist/Public Speaker  
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Russia
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:30am
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Room SVC-217, The Office of Senate Security in the Capitol Visitor Center
Agenda: CLOSED hearing to receive a briefing on the major threats facing Navy forces and the Navy’s current and projected capabilities to meet those threats in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.  Witnesses:  Mr. Charles P. Werchado Deputy Director Assessment Division (OPNAV N81) Department Of The Navy Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin, USN Deputy Chief Of Naval Operations For Warfare Systems (OPNAV N9) Department Of The Navy
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:30am
Location: 
423 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Agenda Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing regarding U.S. food assistannce and need for reform of the program.    Witnesses Panel One Ms. Dina Esposito Director Of The Office Of Food For Peace United States Agency for International Development Washington , DC Panel Two Dr. Helene Gayle President And CEO CARE USA Washington , DC Dr. Vincent Smith ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building
Agenda: To receive testimony on Army modernization in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program. Witnesses: Lieutenant General Michael E. Williamson, USA Military Deputy And Director, Army Acquisition Corps Office Of The Assistant Secretary Of The Army Acquisition, Logistics, And Technology Lieutenant General Herbert R. McMaster, Jr., USA Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center / Deputy Commanding General, Futures United States...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building
Agenda: To receive testimony on military cyber programs and posture in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.  Witnesses:  Panel I   Honorable Eric Rosenbach Principal Cyber Advisor To The Secretary Of Defense Lieutenant General James K. McLaughlin, USAF Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command   Panel II   Lieutenant General Edward C. Cardon, USA...
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Global
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda:  House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the situation in Yemen.  Witnesses: The Honorable Gerald M. Feierstein Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 3:30am
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Rayburn HOB - 2118
Agenda: House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding the JSF Program and the FY 2016 Budget request.    Witnesses: Lt Gen Christopher C. Bogdan, USAF Program Executive Officer F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office   Secretary Sean J. Stackley Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA)   Mr. Michael Sullivan Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 9:30am
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Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Agenda:  To receive testimony on U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Special Operations Command programs and budget in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program. Witnesses:  General Lloyd J. Austin, USA Commander, U.S. Central Command General David M. Rodriguez, USA Commander, U. S. Africa Command General Joseph L Votel, USA Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
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Global
Africa Regional
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Room SR-222, Russell Senate Building
Agenda: To receive testimony on ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program. Witnesses: Vice Admiral James D. Syring, USN Director, Missile Defense Agency  Department of Defense Liutenant General David L. Mann, USA Commanding General U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense Honorable Brian P. McKeon Principal...
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Global
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building
Agenda: To receive testimony on the current state of readiness of U.S. forces in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program. Witnesses: General Daniel B. Allyn, USA Vice Chief Of Staff United States Army Admiral Michelle J. Howard, USN Vice Chief Of Naval Operations United States Navy General John M. Paxton, Jr., USMC Assistant Commandant United States Marine Corps General Larry O. Spencer, USAF...

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