The notes, which give details on the administration’s response to the 9/11 attacks, were declassified by the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel close to a decade after the appeal was initially submitted.
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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.
As the U.S. government faces downsizing in both its terrorism prevention staff and congressional funding, a quiet shift has begun at the local level. The future of CVE programs will be determined by state-level and city initiatives.