At 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to evaluate the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and related policy. The committee will hear testimony from Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
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House Homeland Security Hearing on Transnational Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism
On Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism will hold a hearing on the transnational threat of racially and ethnically motivated violent extremism. The subcommittee will hear testimony from John Cohen, the assistant secretary of homeland security for counterterrorism and threat prevention, and John Godfrey, the acting coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department.
‘America’s Back’ at the Table: Cataloguing the Biden Administration’s First Security Council Presidency
In March, the United States assumed the presidency of the U.N. Security Council for the month. Here’s our brief on the U.S.’s program of work.
The closings of Chinese language and culture centers in the U.S. exacerbate a national foreign language deficit at a time when training mandarin speakers familiar with China should be a national priority.
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On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Antony Blinken to be the next secretary of state.
The secretary of state has accidentally shed light on the burdensome restrictions that the State Department puts on its overseas employees and their families.
On Thursday, July 30, at 8:45 a.m., the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the State Department's fiscal year 2021 budget request. The committee will hear testimony from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here and below: