House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 08:31


Chairman Royce on the hearing: “Over the past year, the United States has been challenged by ever more crises that threaten international stability and our national security.  The U.S. must have a clear strategy that is backed by the efficient and effective use of our resources.   As we’ve seen, a foreign policy that is always reactive is a failure in leadership.  This hearing will provide Committee Members with an opportunity to press Secretary Kerry for an explanation of the Obama Administration’s foreign policy spending priorities for the next year.”

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 11:53


A hearing  that will examine the U.S. national security implications of the President’s Cuba policy change and potential vulnerabilities to Americans as a result.


Mr. Chris Simmons
Cuba Confidential

Mr. Fernando Menéndez
Senior Fellow
Center for a Secure Free Society

José Azel, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies
University of Miami

The Honorable Dennis K. Hays
The Emergence Group

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 07:57
"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."
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 07:40
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."
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 10:29

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. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 07:25

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.