National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, February 8–12

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

Tuesday, February 9

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Worldwide Threats (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Department of Defense Nuclear Acquisition Programs and the Nuclear Doctrine (here)

2:30pm – Senate Intelligence – Intelligence Matters (here)

5:00pm – Senate Foreign Relations – Administration Update on the Way Forward in Syria and Iraq – closed hearing (here)

Wednesday, February 10

10:00am – House Armed Services – Understanding and Deterring Russia: US Policies and Strategies (here)

10:00am – House Foreign Affairs – From Iraq and Syria to Libya and Beyond: The Evolving ISIL Threat (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Business Meeting to Discuss a bill to enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees (S. 795), Countering Online Recruitment of Violent Extremists Act of 2015 (S. 2418), Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2015 (HR 3361), Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2016 (S. __), and the Nomination of Beth F. Cobert to Be Director of the Office of Personnel Management, among other matters (here)

10:15am – Senate Foreign Relations – US Policy in Central Africa: The Imperative of Good Governance (here)

10:30am – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Defense – Review of the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request and Funding Justification for the US Air Force (here)

11:00am – House Homeland Security – National Security and Law Enforcement: Breaking the New Visa Waiver Law to Appease Iran (here)

2:00pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces – Recommendations from the National Commission on the Future of the Army (here)

2:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade – After San Bernardino: The Future of ISIS-Inspired Attacks (here)

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Department of Defense Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Policy and Programs for Fiscal Year 2017 (here)

Thursday, February 11

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – National Commission on the Future of the United States Army (here)

10:00am – House Foreign Affairs – Iran Nuclear Deal Oversight: Implementation and Its Consequences (here)

10:00am – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence – The Future of Iranian Terror and Its Threat to the US Homeland (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Business Meeting to Discuss the Expatriate Terrorist Act (S. 247), among other matters (here)

2:00pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request for Atomic Energy Defense Activities (here)

2:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa – Jordan: A Key US Partner (here)

2:00pm – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications – Improving the Department of Homeland Security’s Biological Detection and Surveillance Programs (here)

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

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces – Carrier Air Wing and the Future of Naval Aviation (here)

Friday, February 12

8:00am – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Readiness – Department of the Air Force 2017 Budget Request and Readiness (here)

9:00am – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – Outbreaks, Attacks, and Accidents: Combatting Biological Threats (here)

10:30am – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – Assessing the Development of Afghanistan National Security Forces (here) 

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