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, January 29, 2015 - 9:30am
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Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
A hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services regarding global challenges and the U.S. national security strategy.
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Global
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 9:30am
Location: 
Room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building
A hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services regarding the impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and sequestration on national security.
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Global
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 9:30am
Location: 
Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
A hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services regarding global challenges and U.S. national security strategy. 
Country: 
Global
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 2:30pm
Location: 
Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
A hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services regarding global challenges and U.S. national security strategy. 
Country: 
Global
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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
2118 RHOB
A hearing of the House Committee on Armed Services regarding the National Defense Panel Assessment of the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review
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Global
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Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building
"One of the components of these engagement strategies is foreign military training. Since the 1990’s, a requirement to providing training is the certification on human rights, better known as the Leahy laws."
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 9:30am
Location: 
Room SVC-217, The Office of Senate Security in the Capitol Visitor Center
The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on the situations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  
Country: 
Iraq
Afghanistan
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 2:15pm to 5:15pm
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
Ambassador James Dobbins: "For several years now, our efforts have increasingly focused on  consolidating the gains made over the past 13 years, and on empowering Afghans  and Afghan institutions to deliver security, the rule of law, and vital services,  including health, education, and economic opportunity, that all Afghans deserve." 
Country: 
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 10:00am
Location: 
SD-342
Chairman Thomas R. Carper: "My colleagues and I today will be examining some of the challenges agencies have in managing the large contractor workforce we rely on to do some of the most sensitive and important work the federal government does."
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 2:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
2200 Rayburn House Office Building
Representative Poe: "The mission of the State Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau is to develop coordinated strategies to defeat terrorists abroad and  secure the cooperation of international partners."
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 10:30am
Location: 
2359 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
The House Committee on Appropriations will hold a hearing to receive testimony explanating the budget for state, foreign operations and related programs.
Country: 
Global
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
The Senate Committee on Armed Services will hold its annual hearing to receive the posture statements from the commanders of U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Central Command.
Country: 
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Africa Regional
Central Asia Regional
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building
This Subocmmittee Hearing examined the United States' efforts to mitigate the counternarcotics threat in Afghanistan. The hearing also addressed U.S. cooperation with Afghanistan's neighbors on this issue. 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:15pm
Location: 
Rayburn HOB - 2118
A panel of outside experts addersses the current capacities and capabilities of Al Qaida and its affiliates throughout the Greater Middle East and North Africa. 
Country: 
Syria
Iraq
Saudi Arabia
Russia
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Mali
Libya
Yemen
Somalia
Egypt
Subcommittee: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Hart Office Building, Room 216
This hearing is meant to discuss the U.S. Intelligence Community's annual assessment of the current and future threats against the United States.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 138
The hearing will examine how the United States can sustain and improve counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan as its military presence declines in 2014.
Country: 
Afghanistan
Central Asia Regional
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Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
Regional integration between Afghnaistan and Central Asia was discussed at the nomination hearing for the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal. 
Country: 
Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
Central Asia Regional
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building
The Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade (of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs) convenes to discuss the status of al-Qaeda and its global afiliates.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 1:30pm
Location: 
2359 Rayburn House Office Building
Budget Hearing - United States Agency for International Development Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:30 PM in 2359 Rayburn State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Witness Dr. Rajiv Shah Administrator United States Agency for International Development
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 562
NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN POLICY PRIORITIES IN THE FY 2014 INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS BUDGET U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Presiding: Senator Menendez Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 Time: 09:30 AM Location: Senate Dirksen 562 The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State Washington, DC
Country: 
Afghanistan

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