Politics & National Security

Livestream: Congressional Hearings on Space Warfighting Readiness, Somalia's Security Status, and Protecting Cutting-Edge Technology and U.S. National Security

By William Ford
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 9:53 AM

The House Armed Services Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. on "Space Warfighting Readiness: Policies, Authorities, and Capabilities." The committee will hear testimony from the following witnesses:

  • Todd Harrison, director of the Aerospace Security Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Prepared Testimony)
  • Gen. Robert Kehler, former commander of U.S. Strategic Command (Prepared Testimony)
  • Doug Loverro, former deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy (Prepared Testimony)

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The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. on Somalia's current security and stability status. The subcommittee will hear testimony from the following witnesses:

  • Tricia Bacon, assistant professor at American University's School of Public Affairs (Prepared Testimony)
  • Abdirashid Hashi, executive director of the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (Prepared Testimony)
  • E.J. Hogendoorn, Africa deputy program director at the International Crisis Group (Prepared Testimony)
  • Mark Yarnell, UN liason and senior advocate at Refugees International (Prepared Testimony)

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The House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. on "Modernizing Export Controls: Protecting Cutting Edge Technology and U.S. National Security." The committee will hear testimony from the following witnesses: 

  • Alan Larson, former undersecretary of state for economic, business, and agricultural affairs (Prepared Testimony)
  • Mario Mancuso, former undersecretary of commerce for industry and security (Prepared Testimony)
  • Kevin Wolf, former assistant secretary of commerce for export administration (Prepared Testimony)

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