Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar)
Tuesday, July 28th at 10 am: Hearing: The House Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing on the Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration’s Case. Chairman of the Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) expects that Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew will “face tough questions before the Committee, as we continue our comprehensive review of the Iran deal and the Administration’s overall regional policy.” For more information visit the event website, or watch the hearing live on the video feed.
Tuesday, July 28th at 11 am: Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) will deliver a keynote address at the Hudson Institute discussing the question at hand: Can the P5+1’s Vienna Deal Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Breakout? The conversation will be moderated by Lee Smith of the Hudson Institute and will feature remarks by William Tobey of Harvard University’s Belfer Center and Michael Doran and Hillel Fradkin, both of the Hudson Institute. RSVP here.
Tuesday, July 28th at 2 pm: The House Subcommittee on Homeland Security will host a hearing on Promoting and Incentivizing Cybersecurity Best Practices. The hearing will “examine the potential benefits of expanding the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act to include cybersecurity and will review if this legislative fix could further promote cybersecurity awareness and incentivize investments in cybersecurity.” Opening statements will be made by Subcommittee Chairman Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) and those testifying will include: Mr. Brian Finch Senior of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at the George Washington University; Mr. Raymond B. Biagini of Covington & Burling; and Ms. Andrea M. Matwyshyn of the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University. For more information visit the event website, or watch the hearing live on the video feed.
Wednesday, July 29th at 10 am: The House Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing on Women Under ISIS Rule: From Brutality to Recruitment. Those providing testimony will be: Ms. Sasha Havlicek of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue; Ariel Ahram of Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs; Kathleen Kuehnast of the United States Institute of Peace; and Mr. Edward Watts, the director and producer of Escaping ISIS. Watch the hearing live on the video feed, or to find more information, visit the event website .
Wednesday, July 29th at 10 am: The House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet will host a hearing on Internet of Things, led by Chairman Bob Goodlatte. Get more details here.
Wednesday, July 29th at 10 am: Mr. Michael Eisenstadt and Mr. Michael Singh Lane-Swig, both of the Washington Institute, will testify on the Potential Implications in the Region of the Iran Deal at a hearing held by the House Armed Services Committee. Find more information about the event here.
Thursday, July 30th at 10 am: The Stimson Center will host a conversation analyzing the Threat Of ISIS In Iraq: Views From The Ground. The discussion will feature views and perspectives from the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) scholars and students who will examine the nature of the ISIS threat, and the related territorial, demographic and socio-economic consequences. Students from Kurdistan and other parts of Iraq will the conversation through video links. The panelists will include: Geneive Abdo of the Brookings Institution and the Stimson Center; Ellen Laipson of the Stimson Center, and Christine van den Toorn and Sulaimani Bilal Wahab, both of AUIS. To RSVP or to get more details visit the event website.
Friday, July 31st at 10 am: The Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at the George Washington University will host an event moderated by Director Frank Cilluffo: Assessing and Comparing the Threat of American and European Foreign Fighters. The panel of experts will include: Dr. Peter Neumann of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence at King's College London; Dr. Fernando Reinares of the Real Instituto Elcano in Madrid Council; and Dr. Lorenzo Vidino of the George Washington University. Register here.
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