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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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
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Room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding the National Defense Authorization Act FY 2016 Budget Request.  Agenda: 9:30 a.m. – Completion   Full Committee.  CLOSED. Room SR-222      The order of Subcommittee reports and consideration of General Provisions will be as follows:     Airland Subcommittee   Seapower Subcommittee   Strategic Forces Subcommittee   Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee...
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Global
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Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:00am
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Senate Dirksen 419
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations regarding global cybersecurity.    Witnesses Panel One Mr. Christopher Painter U.S. Department of State   Panel Two Mr. James Andrew Lewis Director And Senior Fellow, Strategic Technologies Program Center for Strategic and International Studies   Professor Michael Greenberger Founder And Director, University Of Maryland Center For Health And Homeland Security Professor...
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Global
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 3:30pm
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Room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing addressing the markup for the subcommittee on the Emerging Threats and Capabilities. 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:30am
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Room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Defense. Witnesses: The Honorable Ashton B. Carter Secretary U.S. Department of Defense   General Martin E. Dempsey Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Global
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
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Senate Dirksen 419
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing regarding the resources, priorities and programs in the FY 2016 State Department Budget Request.   Witnesses Ms. Virginia Bennett Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau Of Democracy, Human Rights, And Labor U.S. Department of State   The Honorable Catherine Russell Ambassador-At-Large, Global Women's Issues U.S. Department of State   Mr. John D. Feeley Principal Deputy Assistant...
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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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:00am
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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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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
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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-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 - 2:30pm
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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 - 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...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 3:30pm
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Rayburn HOB - 2212
Agenda:  House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding FY 2016 Budget for U.S. Special Operations.  Witnesses: Mr. Michael D. Lumpkin Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD/SOLIC) General Joseph L. Votel Commander U.S. Special Operations Command      
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Global
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:00am
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2216 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding President's authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State.  Witnesses: Mr. Ashton B. Carter Secretary of Defense General Martin E. Dempsey Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Global
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 3:30am
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Rayburn HOB - 2212
Agenda:  The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding FY 2015 Budget request for the U.S. Special Operations Command.  Witnesses: The Honorable Michael D. Lumpkin Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD/SOLIC)   General Joseph L. Votel Commander U.S. Special Operations Command
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Global
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
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Rayburn HOB - 2118
Agenda:   The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Military Departments.   Witnesses:   The Honorable John M. McHugh Secretary of the Army   General Raymond T. Odierno, USA  Chief of Staff of the Army   The Honorable Ray Mabus Secretary of the Navy   Admiral Michelle Howard, USN ...
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Global
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