National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, February 22–26

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

Tuesday, February 23

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – US Pacific Command and US Forces Korea (here)

10:00am – Senate Foreign Relations – Review of the FY 2017 State Department Budget Request (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Department of Energy Atomic Energy Defense Activities and Programs (here)

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

3:00pm – House Appropriations – Financial Services and General Government – Budget Hearing: Office of Management and Budget (here)

Wednesday, February 24

10:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Homeland Security – Budget Hearing: Department of Homeland Security (here)

10:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs – Budget Hearing: Department of State and Foreign Assistance (here)

10:00am – House Foreign Affairs – Markup: Enhancing Overseas Traveler Vetting Act (HR 4403), among others (here)

10:00am – House Judiciary – Markup: Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2015 (HR 3892) (here)

10:30am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies – Budget Hearing: Department of Justice (here)

10:30am – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – DOE for the 21st Century: Science, Environment, and National Security Missions (here)

10:30am – Senate Appropriations – Defense Subcommittee – Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request and Funding Justification for the US Army (here)

11:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Defense – Oversight Hearing: United States European Command – closed hearing (here)

2:00pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2017 Science and Technology Programs: Defense Innovation to Create the Future Military Force (here)

2:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade – Boko Haram: The Islamist Insurgency in West Africa (here)

2:00pm – Senate Appropriations – State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee – Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request and Funding Justification for the US Department of State (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Iran’s Intelligence and Unconventional Military Capabilities – closed hearing (here)

2:30pm – Senate Appropriations – Homeland Security Subcommittee – Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request and Funding Justification for the US Department of Homeland Security (here)

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – US Strategic Forces Posture (here)

Thursday, February 25

9:00am – House Intelligence – Worldwide Threats (here)

9:30am – House Foreign Affairs – Strengthening US Leadership in a Turbulent World: The FY 2017 Foreign Affairs Budget (here)

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Nominations: Hon. Brad R. Carson to be Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Jennifer M. O’Connor to be General Counsel of the Department of Defense, and Todd A. Weiler to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (here)

10:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Defense – Budget Hearing: Department of Defense Budget (here)

10:00am – House Armed Services – Full Spectrum Security Challenges in Europe and their Effects on Deterrence and Defense (here)

10:00am – House Intelligence – Worldwide Threats – closed hearing (here)

10:00am – House Judiciary – International Conflicts of Law Concerning Cross Border Data Flow and Law Enforcement Requests (here)

10:30am – Senate Appropriations – Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee – Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request and Funding Justification for the US Department of Justice (here)

2:00pm – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies – Budget Hearing: Federal Bureau of Investigation (here)

2:00pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces – Department of the Navy 2017 Budget Request and Seapower and Projection Forces (here)

2:00pm – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies – Emerging Cyber Threats to the United States (here)

2:00pm – Senate Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters – closed hearing (here)

Friday, February 26

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

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Daniela Nogueira

Legal Research Assistant at Just Security, Third-Year Student at Yale Law School. Follow her on Twitter (@dl_nogueira).