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, April 25, 2013 - 11:45am to 12:30pm
The Senate Subcommittee on Defense met to review the unique mission within AFRICOM and the threats posed to U.S. interests in that theater.  AFRICOM, according to witnesses,  is growing in importance, given the rising threat of extremism and terrorism on the continent.
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Sub-Saharan Africa Regional
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Hearing: The FY 2014 Budget Request: U.S. Foreign Assistance Priorities and Strategy 2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Apr 25, 2013 10:00am Chairman Royce on the hearing: “President Obama has finally submitted his $52 billion International Affairs Budget Request. Given our debt crisis, the bar for justifying foreign aid is higher than ever. Wasteful spending on ineffective and unsustainable programs will not be tolerated. This hearing will provide Committee Members an opportunity to press two key agencies implementing U.S. foreign assistance programs...
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El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 9:45am
Location: 
2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Hearing: The FY 2014 Budget Request: U.S. Foreign Assistance Priorities and Strategy 2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Apr 25, 2013 10:00am Chairman Royce on the hearing: “President Obama has finally submitted his $52 billion International Affairs Budget Request. Given our debt crisis, the bar for justifying foreign aid is higher than ever. Wasteful spending on ineffective and unsustainable programs will not be tolerated. This hearing will provide Committee Members an opportunity to press two key agencies implementing U.S. foreign assistance programs...
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Egypt
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 1:30pm
Location: 
2359 Rayburn House Office Building
Budget Hearing - United States Agency for International Development Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:30 PM in 2359 Rayburn State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Witness Dr. Rajiv Shah Administrator United States Agency for International Development
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES IN THE FY 2014 BUDGET U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Presiding: Senator Menendez Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Senate Dirksen 419 The Honorable Rajiv Shah Administrator U.S. Agency for International Development Washington, DC
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Apr 24, 2013 10:00am Opening Statements Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman Bill Markups Markup of H.R. 1417, Border Security Results Act of 2013 [ H.R. 1417, Border Security Results Act of 2013 ] To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a comprehensive strategy to gain and maintain operational control of the international borders of the United States, and for other purposes An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216
“The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744” Senate Judiciary Committee Full Committee DATE: April 23, 2013 TIME: 09:30 AM ROOM: Hart 216 OFFICIAL HEARING NOTICE / WITNESS LIST: April 22, 2013 NOTICE OF COMMITTEE HEARING A hearing entitled “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744” will be held by the Committee on the Judiciary on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building. Secretary Napolitano, who was...
Country: 
Mexico
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building
“UPDATED: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744” Senate Judiciary Committee Full Committee DATE: April 22, 2013 TIME: 10:00 AM ROOM: Hart 216 OFFICIAL HEARING NOTICE / WITNESS LIST: April 19, 2013 NOTICE OF COMMITTEE HEARING The Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building is now entitled “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744.” By...
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Mexico
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
Location: 
SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building
Senate Committee on Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee 2:30 PM Location: SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: FY 2014 Budget Request for the Department of State and Foreign Operations. Witness: The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 562
NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN POLICY PRIORITIES IN THE FY 2014 INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS BUDGET U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Presiding: Senator Menendez Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 Time: 09:30 AM Location: Senate Dirksen 562 The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State Washington, DC
Country: 
Afghanistan
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Hearing: Securing U.S. Interests Abroad: The FY 2014 Foreign Affairs Budget 2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Apr 17, 2013 9:30am Chairman Royce on the hearing: “President Obama’s FY 2014 budget proposal is yet another plan to raise taxes without adequately addressing out nation’s out of control spending. In light of our serious fiscal situation, it is critical that our limited resources be prioritized in a manner that most effectively meets our many vital foreign policy challenges. This hearing will provide an opportunity for Committee Members to...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
2200 House Rayburn Office Building
This hearing discusses the ongoing struggle between Russia and China for influence, in terms of commercial trade, political leverage, and arms assistance, in Central Asia and far eastern Russia. 
Country: 
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
Iran
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 9:45am to 11:45am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations convened to review the current conflict in E. Congo and prospects for a peaceful resolution.  The witnesses concluded that there now exists a favorable environment for peace talks as a result of both international and domestic pressure.
Country: 
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
H-309 Capitol
Budget Hearing - Drug Enforcement Administration Friday, April 12, 2013 10:00 AM in H-309 Capitol Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Witness The Honorable Michele M. Leonhart Administrator Drug Enforcement Administration
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 3:00pm
Location: 
2200 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 3:00pm House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere 2200 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Subcommittee Hearing: Energy Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean Witnesses Panel I The Honorable Carlos Pascual Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs U.S. Department of State Mr. Matthew M. Rooney Deputy...
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Dominican Republic
Honduras
Chile
Colombia
El Salvador
Panama
Mexico
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Border Security: Frontline Perspectives on Progress and Remaining Challenges Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs April 10, 2013 09:30AM Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building Open in New Window Witnesses Kevin K. McAleenan Acting Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Department of Homeland Security Michael J. Fisher Chief, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Department of Homeland Security Randolph D. Alles Assistant...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 2:15pm
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
COUNTERTERRORISM POLICIES AND PRIORITIES: ADDRESSING THE EVOLVING THREAT U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Presiding: Senator Menendez Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Time: 02:15 PM Location: Senate Dirksen 419 Witnesses: The Honorable Jane Harman (D-CA) Director, President, and CEO (Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives) Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Washington, DC The Honorable Michael E. Leiter Senior Counselor to the Chief Executive, Officer...
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Venezuela
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Location: 
2118 RHOB Washington, D.C.
Hearing: The Posture of the U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Southern Command Committee on Armed Services Wednesday, March 20, 2013 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Meeting has been rescheduled. 2118 RHOB Washington, D.C. Witnesses General Charles H. Jacoby Jr, USA Commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command General John F. Kelly, USMC Commander, U.S. Southern Command
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Mexico
Chile
Venezuela
Colombia
El Salvador
Honduras
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
11 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Subcommittee Hearing: Measuring Outcomes to Understand the State of Border Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Mar 20, 2013 10:00am Opening Statements Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman Witnesses Mr. Michael J. Fisher Chief Border Patrol Department of Homeland Security Mr. Kevin McAleenan Acting Assistant Commissioner Office of Field Operations U.S. Customs and Border Protection Department of Homeland Security Mr....
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 4:00am to 6:30am
Location: 
Senate Dirksen 419
The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations met to examine the evolving threat of global terrorism, and the imperative for new strategies to combat the dangers posed to the U.S.  This included a review of African extremist groups who are growing in prominence.  
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Algeria
Nigeria
Mali
Somalia

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