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Senate Armed Services Committee

Senate Armed Services Committee: United States Special Operations Command and United States Cyber Command

On Thursday March 25, 2021 at 9:30 a.m., the Senate Committee on Armed Services will hold a hearing on the U.S. Special Operations Command and the U.S. Cyber Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal 2022 and the Future Years Defense Program. 

Jan. 6, 2021 Violence in the Capitol

Senate Holds Joint Committee Hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Senate Rules and Administration Committee will hold a joint hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The committees will hear testimony from Robert Contee III, acting chief of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department; Steven Sund, former chief of Capitol Police; Michael Stenger, former Senate sergeant-at-arms and doorkeeper and Paul Irving, former House sergeant-at-arms. 

Cyber & Technology

Conceptualizing the Mandate for the Bureau of Cyber Statistics

Congress may soon consider whether or not to create a Bureau of Cyber Statistics. They should do so in a manner that gives the new bureau sufficient authority and capability to create a new, effective federal statistical agency. The implementing legislation will need to resolve several practical questions, which we review here.

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