National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, March 7–11

Below is a calendar of congressional hearings on national security matters for this week. It’s a light week on the Hill: The House is out of session, but will return next week.

Tuesday, March 8

9:30am – Senate Armed Services –  United States Central Command, United States Africa Command, and United States Special Operations Command (here)

10:00am – Senate Foreign Relations – State Department Reauthorization: An Opportunity to Strengthen and Streamline US Diplomacy (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Homeland Security Department’s Budget Submission for Fiscal Year 2017 (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Airland – Air Force Modernization (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Personnel – Military Personnel Posture (here)

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

Wednesday, March 9

10:00am – Senate Armed Services – Nominations: Gen. Joseph L. Votel to be Commander of United States Central Command and Lt. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III to be General and Commander of United States Special Operations Command (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Oversight of the US Department of Justice (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats – Department of Defense Security Cooperation and Assistance Programs and Authorities (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Military Space Threats and Programs – closed hearing (here)

Thursday, March 10

10:00am – Senate Armed Services – United States Strategic Command, United States Northern Command, and United States Southern Command Programs and Budget (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Executive Business Meeting to Discuss Expatriate Terrorist Act (S. 247) and FBI Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2015 (S. 2390), among other matters (here)

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