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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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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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
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2255 Rayburn House Office Building Washington DC 20515
Subcommittee on Africa Global Health Global Human Rights and International Organizations of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs is holding a hearing on The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act. Witnesses Mr. William Browder Chief Executive Officer Hermitage Capital Management Ms. Rebiya Kadeer President World Uyghur Congress Mr. Kenneth R. Weinstein President and Chief Executive Officer Hudson Institute    
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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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:30am to 6:30pm
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Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Armed Services is holding a hearing on United States security policy in Europe. Witnesses Admiral James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.) Dean Of The Fletcher School Of Law And Diplomacy Tufts University   Mr. Ian J. Brzezinski Resident Senior Fellow Brent Scowcroft Center On International Security Atlantic Council   Dr. Stephen Sestanovich George F. Kennan Senior Fellow For Russian And Eurasian Studies Council On...
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Europe and Eurasia Regional
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the weaponization of information in Russia. Witnesses: Mr. Peter Pomerantsev Senior Fellow The Legatum Institute Ms. Helle C. Dale Senior Fellow for Public Diplomacy The Heritage Foundation Ms. Elizabeth Wahl Former RT Anchor Freelance Journalist/Public Speaker  
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Russia
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:30am
Location: 
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 ...
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
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 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda:  House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding the situation in Yemen.  Witnesses: The Honorable Gerald M. Feierstein Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 3:30am
Location: 
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...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:00am
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2255 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda:  This hearing will examine the Administration’s FY2016 budget request, which gives nearly $2 billion for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and represents a whopping 35% increase over the FY2014 funding level. Some of the dubious priorities the Administration has for the region include $6.6 million to implement the U.S.-Cuba policy shift by converting the U.S. Interests Section in Havana into a full U.S. Embassy, $1 billion for Central America (225% more than the FY2014 funding level), and $75.5 million for climate change programs. In contrast,...
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Western Hemisphere Regional
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: 
2255 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommitte Hearing; Oversight of the State Department and Agency for International Development Funding Priorities for the Western Hemisphere Witnesses The Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson Assistant Secretary Bureau for Western Hemisphere Affairs U.S. Department of State Ms. Elizabeth Hogan Acting Assistant Administrator Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean U.S. Agency for International...
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Caribbean Regional
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 9:30am
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Room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building
Agenda: To receive testimony on United States Middle East Policy. Witnesses:  Dr. Ray Takeyh Senior Fellow For Middle Eastern Studies Council On Foreign Relations Dr. Kenneth M. Pollack Senior Fellow Foreign Policy, Center For Middle East Policy The Brookings Institution Col. Derek J. Harvey, USA (Ret) Director Global Initiative For Civil Society And Conflict University Of South Florida Dr. Dafna H. Rand Deputy Director Of Studies And Leon E...
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding FY 2016 Budget request accounting for the crises in the MENA region. WItnesses: The Honorable Anne W. Patterson Assistant Secretary Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs U.S. Department of State   The Honorable Paige Alexander Assistant Administrator Bureau for the Middle East U.S. Agency for International Development  
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:00am
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Rayburn HOB - 2118
Agenda:  The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding President's proposed AUMF against ISIL. Witnesses: The Honorable Ashton B. Carter Secretary of Defense   General Martin E. Dempsey Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Middle East and North Africa Regional

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