Below is a calendar of congressional hearings on national security matters for this week.

Tuesday, December 8

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Improving the Pentagon’s Development of Policy, Strategy, and Plans (here)

2:00pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Prompt Global Strike: American and Foreign Developments (here)

2:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade – Civil Nuclear Cooperation with Pakistan: Prospects and Consequences (here)

2:30pm – Senate Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters – closed hearing (here)

Wednesday, December 9

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – US Strategy to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and US Policy Toward Iraq and Syria (here)

9:30am – Senate Foreign Affairs – United Nations Peacekeeping and Opportunities for Reform (here)

10:00am – House Foreign Affairs – Markup: HR 1654 (Direct Provision of Defense Articles, etc. to Kurdistan Regional Government), HR 3654 (Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2015), and HR 4154 (Taiwan Naval Support Act), Among Others (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (here)

11:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Roundtable: Strengthening the Visa Waiver Program After the Paris Attacks (here)

1:00pm – House Judiciary – Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security – Oversight of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (here)

2:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations – Fulfilling the Humanitarian Imperative: Assisting Victims of ISIS Violence (here)

2:00pm – Senate Armed Services – Nominations: Marcel J. Lettre II to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Gabriel O. Camarillo to be Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, John E. Sparks to be a Judge on the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and Vice Adm. Kurt W. Tidd to be Admiral and Commander of United States Southern Command (here)

2:30pm – Senate Foreign Relations – Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy – The Political and Security Crisis in Burundi (here)

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces – Game Changing Innovations and the Future of Surface Warfare (here)

Thursday, December 10

9:00am – House Intelligence – Access Request – closed hearing (here)

9:00am – House Oversight and Government Reform – Subcommittee on National Security – Terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program (here)

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Increasing Effectiveness of Military Operations (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management – Implementing Solutions: The Importance of Following Through on GAO and OIG Recommendations (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Executive Business Meeting: Expatriate Terrorist Act & Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2015 (here)

2:30pm – Senate Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters – closed hearing (here)