Below is a calendar of congressional hearings on national security matters for this week. The Senate is in session, but the House is not.

Wednesday, January 20

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – US Strategy and Policy in the Middle East (here)

10:00am – Senate Foreign Relations – The Middle East After the JCPOA (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs – Inside the Mind of ISIS: Understanding Its Goals and Ideology to Better Protect the Homeland (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Readiness & Management Support – Oversight of Task Force for Business and Stability Operations Projects in Afghanistan (here)

2:30pm – Senate Judiciary – Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest – Why is the Biometric Exit Tracking System Still Not in Place? (here)

Thursday, January 21

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Nomination: Eric K. Fanning to be Secretary of the Army (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Business Meeting to Discuss Expatriate Terrorist Act (S. 247) and Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S. 2040), among others (here)

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