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, June 4, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy discussing security assistance in Africa. 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2200 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
The United States has experienced a troubled relationship with the southern African nation of Zimbabwe from its founding in 1980 until today. President Robert Mugabe has ruled through repressive tactics since he rose to power. This hearing will examine current U.S. policy and look ahead to what the post-Mugabe landscape might look like
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
The recent setback against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, including the fall of Ramadi and the capture of the historic city of Palmyra, highlights the ongoing and immediate need for the Obama administration to develop a substantive and clear comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIL. As ISIL continues to spread terror in the Middle East, this hearing will examine the radical Islamist group’s strategy, the Obama administration’s current plans for Iraq and Syria, and the effectiveness and strength of the coalition fighting ISIL. In addition to assessing the U.S. mission in Iraq and Syria, Members will...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:30am
Location: 
H-140 Capitol
Mark Up Appropriations Bill, FY 2016.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
Senate Foreign Relations hearing to discuss the implications of the Iran nuclear agreement for U.S. policy in the Middle East.
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Chairman Poe on the hearing: “The primary mission of the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism is to forge partnerships with non-state actors, multilateral organizations, and foreign governments to advance the counterterrorism objectives and national security of the U.S. This hearing will be an opportunity for Congress to conduct important oversight of the Bureau to make sure its programs are using taxpayer dollars both efficiently and effectively. Terrorist organizations are recruiting and radicalizing like never before and it is important that the U.S. work with its foreign...
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Global
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 
311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515
The House Committee on Homeland Security is holding a subcommittee hearing on the outer ring of border security and DHS's international security programs.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building
House Committe on Foreign Affairs is holding a subcommittee meeting to discuss Egypt's situation two years after Morsi. Chairman Ros-Lehtinen: "This hearing will provide our Members the opportunity to weigh U.S. policy toward Cairo as Egypt struggles to balance its security concerns with its needs for democratic reforms.”
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing concerning countering extremism in the Middle East.    Witnesses Dr. Matthew Levitt Director For Stein Program On Counterterrorism And Intelligence The Washington Institute for Near East Policy   Ms. Farah Pandith Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council On Foreign Relations Former Special Representative to Muslim Communities, U.S. Department of State  
Country: 
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
Location: 
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
Location: 
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...
Country: 
Global
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 3:30pm
Location: 
Room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing addressing the markup for the subcommittee on the Emerging Threats and Capabilities. 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 2:30pm
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
Subcommitee on Multilateral International Development is hosting a hearing regarding the Oversight of Multilateral and Bilateral International Developement Programs and Policies. Witnesses Panel One: The Honorable Bathsheba Nell Crocker Assistant Secretary, Bureau Of International Organization Affairs U.S. Department of State   The Honorable Isobel Coleman Ambassador U.S. Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform , U.S. Mission to the United Nations...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:30am
Location: 
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
Location: 
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
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the migration crisis in Central America and associated with it $1bln assistance request for the region.  Witnesses Mr. Scott Hamilton Central America Director Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs U.S. Department of State Ms. Paloma Adams-Allen Deputy Assistant Administrator Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau U.S. Agency for International Development The Honorable Alan D. Bersin Acting Assistant Secretary and Chief...
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Central America Regional
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
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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Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa hearing on the regional impact of U.S. policy towards Iraq and Syria. Witnesses: Seth G. Jones, Ph. D. Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center RAND Corporation   General Jack Keane, USA, Retired Chairman of the Board Institute for the Study of War
Country: 
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding U.S. European Command Programs and Budget Request for FY 2016.  Witnesses General Philip M. Breedlove, USAF Commander, U.S. European Command/ Supreme Allied Commander, Europe      
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Europe and Eurasia Regional
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommittee on Terrorism Nonproliferation and Trade of House Committee on Foreign Affairs is holding a hearing on ISIS: Defining the Enemy. Witnesses Ms. Maryam Rajavi President-Elect National Council of Resistance of Iran (Appearing via teleconference) The Honorable Robert Ford Senior Fellow The Middle East Institute (Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria) Walid Phares, Ph.D. Co-Secretary General Transatlantic Parliamentary Group on Counterterrorism Mr. Daniel...
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Middle East and North Africa Regional

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