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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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
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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 - 3:30pm
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Rayburn HOB - 2212
Agenda:  House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding FY 2016 Budget for U.S. Special Operations.  Witnesses: Mr. Michael D. Lumpkin Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD/SOLIC) General Joseph L. Votel Commander U.S. Special Operations Command      
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Global
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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
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:00am
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2216 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding President's authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State.  Witnesses: Mr. Ashton B. Carter Secretary of Defense General Martin E. Dempsey Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Global
Middle East and North Africa Regional
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 3:30am
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Rayburn HOB - 2212
Agenda:  The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding FY 2015 Budget request for the U.S. Special Operations Command.  Witnesses: The Honorable Michael D. Lumpkin Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD/SOLIC)   General Joseph L. Votel Commander U.S. Special Operations Command
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Global
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
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Rayburn HOB - 2118
Agenda:   The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Military Departments.   Witnesses:   The Honorable John M. McHugh Secretary of the Army   General Raymond T. Odierno, USA  Chief of Staff of the Army   The Honorable Ray Mabus Secretary of the Navy   Admiral Michelle Howard, USN ...
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Global
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
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2216 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding defnese budget for fiscal year 2016.  Witnesses: Mr. John M. McHugh Secretary of the Army General Raymond T. Odierno, USA  Chief of Staff of the Army Mr. Ray Mabus Secretary of the Navy Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, USN Chief of Naval Operations General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC Commandant of the Marine Corps Ms. Deborah Lee James Secretary of the Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III, USAF Chief of Staff of the Air...
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Global
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Tuesday, March 17, 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 effectiveness of the U.S. foreign assistance.  Witnesses: The Honorable Alfonso E. Lenhardt Acting Administrator U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentThe Honorable Dana J. Hyde Chief...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 9:30am
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Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Agenda To receive testimony on U.S. Northern Command and U.S Southern Command  in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016  and the Future Years Defense Program.   Witnesses Admiral William E. Gortney, USN Commander, U.S. Northern Command And Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command   General John F. Kelly, USMC Commander, U.S. Southern Command  
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 9:30am
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Senate Dirksen 106
Witnesses   The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary Of State U.S. Department of State Washington , DC   The Honorable Ashton B. Carter Secretary Of Defense U.S. Department of Defense Washington , DC   General Martin Dempsey Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff U.S. Department of Defense Washington , DC
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 9:00am
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2216 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding missile defense programs.  Witnesses: Mr. Brian P. McKeon Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Department of Defense Admiral Bill Gortney, USN Commander North American Aerospace Defense Command, U.S. Northern Command Vice Admiral James Syring, USN Director Missile Defense Agency Lieutenant General David L. Mann, USA Commander Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense
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Global
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:00am
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Senate Dirksen 419
Witnesses Panel One The Honorable Victoria Nuland Assistant Secretary Of State For European And Eurasian Affairs U.S. Department of State Washington , DC   The Honorable Brian P. McKeon Principal Deputy Under Secretary Of Defense For Policy U.S. Department of Defense Washington , DC   The Honorable Ramin Toloui Assistant Secretary For International Finance Department of Treasury Washington , DC...
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Ukraine
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 9:00am
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2216 Rayburn House Office Building
Agenda:   The House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program and the Fiscal Year 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...
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Global
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 3:30pm
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2216 Rayburn House Office Building
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 Commanding General...
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Global
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:00am
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2216 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding U.S. policy and strategy in Afghanistan post-2014. Witnesses: General John Campbell, USA Commander of Operation Resolute Support and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan  
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Afghanistan
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:00am
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2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Agenda: House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the situation in Ukraine.    Witnesses: The Honorable Victoria Nuland Assistant Secretary Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs U.S. Department of State
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Ukraine
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:00am
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Rayburn HOB - 2118
Witnesses: Ms. Christine Wormuth Undersecretary of Defense for Policy  General Lloyd Austin, USA Commander of U.S. CENTCOM   Permalink: http://armedservices.house.gov/index.cfm/2015/3/the-president-s-proposed-authorization-for-use-of-military-force-against-isil-and-u-s-policy-strategy-and-posture-in-the-greater-middle-...
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
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