On Tuesday, July 14, at 2:00 p.m., the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment will hold a hearing on the importance of transatlantic cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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On Tuesday, July 14, at 12:00 p.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittees on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery and Oversight, Management and Accountability will hold a hearing on federal and state pandemic supply preparedness and response. The subcommittees will hear testimony from Craig Fugate, the former administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Mark Ghilarducci, the director of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services; and Chris Currie, the director for the Homeland Security and Justice team at the Government Accountability Office.
Fault Lines welcomes Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. He has served in Congress since 2011 and currently serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. Prior to joining Congress, Kinzinger served in the Air Force in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
On Monday, July 13, at 2:00 p.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation and Operations will hold an oversight hearing of ICE deten
On Wednesday, July 1, at 9:30 a.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the implications of Beijing's national security law in Hong Kong.
Adapted from a June 2020 Brookings report, this is the third in a series of Lawfare posts on proposed federal privacy legislation. This piece addresses the role of civil rights in privacy legislation.
Watch a livestream of the hearing here.
On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism will hold a hearing on the threat from the Islamic State and Al Qaeda. The committee will hear testimony from Michael Morrell, the former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and Amb. Tina Kaidanow, the former State Department coordinator for counterterrorism.
Adapted from a June 2020 Brookings report, this is the second in a series of Lawfare posts on proposed federal privacy legislation. This piece addresses private rights of action for individuals.
As cyber threats during the coronavirus pandemic increase, Congress has considered allowing private lawsuits against foreign states for alleged unauthorized cyber activity. This response would create more problems than it solves.