National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, February 1–5

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

Monday, February 1

5:00pm – House Intelligence – Consideration of Budget Views and Estimates – closed meeting (here)

Tuesday, February 2

10:00am – House Armed Services – Afghanistan in 2016: The Evolving Security Situation and US Policy, Strategy, and Posture (here)

10:00am – House Judiciary – FISA Amendments Act – closed hearing (here)

10:00am – Senate Armed Services – Implementation of the Decision to Open All Ground Combat Units to Women (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – The Failures and Future of the EB-5 Regional Center Program: Can It Be Fixed? (here)

10:15am – Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs – Frontline Response to Terrorism in America (here)

2:00pm – House Homeland Security – Markup: National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel Act of 2016, Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2016, Enhancing Overseas Traveler Vetting Act, Foreign Fighter Review Act of 2016, Amplifying Local Efforts to Root out Terror Act of 2016, and Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2016, among other measures (here)

2:00pm – House Oversight and Government Reform – Subcommittee on National Security – Seeking Justice for Victims of Palestinian Terrorism in Israel (here)

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

5:00pm – Senate Foreign Relations – Russia, the European Union, and American Foreign Policy – closed hearing (here)

Wednesday, February 3

Select Committee on Benghazi – Interview with Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick Kennedy (here)

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – An Independent Perspective of US Defense Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region (here)

10:00am – House Armed Services – Acquisition Reform: Starting Programs Well (here)

10:00am – House Financial Services – Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing – Trading With the Enemy: Trade-Based Money Laundering Is the Growth Industry in Terror Finance (here)

10:00am – House Homeland Security – Crisis of Confidence: Preventing Terrorist Infiltration Through US Refugee and Visa Programs (here)

10:00am – Senate Foreign Relations – Strains on the European Union: Implications for American Foreign Policy (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for US National Security (here)

1:00pm – House Oversight and Government Reform – Securing Our Skies: Oversight of Aviation Credentials (here)

2:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats – Turkey: Political Trends in 2016 (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Counterterrorism Strategy: Understanding ISIL – closed hearing (here)

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Outside Views on Biodefense for the Department of Defense (here)

Thursday, February 4

9:00am – House Intelligence – Consideration of a Committee Report – Open, Possibility of Closing (here)

10:00am – Senate Armed Services – Situation in Afghanistan (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs – Nomination: Hon. Beth F. Cobert to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management (here)

10:30am – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces – Naval Strike Fighters: Issues and Concerns (here)

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

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