Security

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:26
Assistant Secretaryès remarks on three areas: 1) progress made implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (or EPAA) and NATO missile defense; 2) cooperation on missile defense with allies and partners outside of Europe, and 3) a few points on Russia and missile defense.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 07:41

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: 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 07:35
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
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 09:41
Remarks on the United States’ commitment to ballistic missile defense (BMD) and the Fiscal Year 2016 missile defense budget request; the significant progress that has been made in implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) over the past year; and cooperation on missile defense with allies, such as Romania, and partners outside of Europe.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:48
Secretary of State John Kerry: The depth of our discussions today reflect the critical nature of this moment, with Afghanistan’s government of national unity now fully responsible for the security of its people and moving ahead on a reform agenda of its own design. At the center of our bilateral relationship is a shared commitment to security and peace and a desire to promote prosperity and social progress throughout Afghanistan.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 07:05
With the security environment and the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) increasingly challenged, the United States faces a choice of how and when it will support the ANSF. This report outlines areas of capability commitments that the United States and NATO should consider in order to keep the ANSF effective in the long term.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 06:55
The futures of Turkmenistan and Pakistan are linked in terms of energy security, for diversification on their part and demand on ours; and supporting stability in Afghanistan to enable gas and oil pipelines, electricity transmission, and trade.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 07:05
The Islamic State has infiltrated into Afghanistan and is attempting to step into the Taliban's boots, acknowledged the UN Security Council. Russia’s representative to the UN warns Central Asian states could be the next stop for the Islamic extremists.
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 07:20
Obama administration should fully implement the often-ignored Leahy Law, which prohibits military assistance to any foreign unit implicated in gross human rights violations. The Leahy Law offers the United States a powerful tool to help curb human rights violations by foreign forces bankrolled by U.S. taxpayers.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:25
Agenda:
House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding cyber security.
 
Witnesses:
Admiral Michael Rogers, USN
Commander, U.S. Cyber Command
 
Lieutenant General Edward C. Cardon, USA
Commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command
 
Vice Admiral Jan Tighe, USN 
Commander, Navy Fleet Cyber Command/ 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F)
 
Major General Daniel J. O'Donohue, USMC

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