Foreign Policy

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 08:32

Agenda:

A hearing of the House Committee on Armed Services regarding the state of Islamic extremism, its key trends, challenges, and implications for U.S. Policy.

Witnesses: 

Mr. William Braniff 
Executive Director, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, USA (ret.) 
Former Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
Dr. Marc Lynch 
Professor, The George Washington University
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 08:25

Agenda:

A hearing of the House Committee on Armed Services regarding alternative budgets and strategic choices.

Witnesses:

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 14:08

Agenda:

A hearing of House of Representatives Committee on the Budget regarding the President's Fiscal Year 2016 budget.

Witness:

The Honorable Shaun L.S. Donovan
Director
Office of Management and Budget
 
 
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 13:20
The United States pursues security cooperation in 148 countries around the world to develop partner nations’ capabilities, build relationships and interoperability and secure peacetime and contingency access to critical air, land and sea nodes to protect U.S. national-security interests. With its questionable record in Iraq and Afghanistan, the author asks why should the United States continue to invest in security cooperation with foreign militaries?
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 09:58

Agenda:

Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing to consider nomination of Honorable Ashton B. Carter to be Secretary Of Defense.

Witnesses:

Honorable Ashton B. Carter

Disability Access:

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 09:54

Agenda:

House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding World Wide Threats

Witnesses: 

Mr. Mark S. Chandler 
Acting Director for Intelligence, J-2, The Joint Staff
Lieutenant General William C. Mayville, USA 
Director for Operations, J-3, The Joint Staff
Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, USMC 
Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
 
 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 11:48
India has quietly lifted a ban on Israeli Military Industries (IMI), paving the way for negotiating new defense projects with the Israeli company, a Defence Ministry source said.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 05:43
We cannot lead if we are not there and we can’t be there if the Senate won’t confirm our best and brightest. This is a moment to show that we speak with one voice on American leadership and that our democratic institutions can still advise and consent instead of defer and delay.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 12:38
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 07:48
There are two major problems with President Obama's proposal to create a Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CPF). First, the CPF overrides a number of counterterrorism programs already in place, accelerating a trend towards the militarization of U.S. foreign policy. Second, the CPF proposal provides no details on how the requested funds will be spent.

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