Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

McCaul Statement on NCTC's Director Nicholas ...

Washington, DC – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement after National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Director Nicholas Rasmussen announced he will ...

November 16, 2017

McCaul Statement on U.S.-backed Forces Claiming ...

Washington D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), a senior member on the Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to U.S.-backed forces claim ...

October 17, 2017

House Passes 9 Counterterrorism Bills to Protect ...

Washington, D.C. – One of the main lessons learned post-9/11 is the need for a more robust information sharing capacity among federal, state, and local authorities. While we have taken steps to ...

September 12, 2017

The Terrorist Diaspora: After the Fall of the ...

As ISIS continues to experience battle field losses in Iraq and Syria, experts believe there already is and will continue to be a “terrorist diaspora” from the conflict zone. As part of this ...

July 13, 2017

Denying Terrorists Entry to the United States: ...

On September 29, 2015, the House Committee on Homeland Security released the findings of its bipartisan Task Force on Combatting Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel. The task force provided over ...

May 3, 2017

H.R. 2188, Community Counterterrorism ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the major metropolitan area counterterrorism training and exercise grant program, and for ...

April 28, 2017

McCaul Releases April Terror Threat Snapshot

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today released April's Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to ...

April 5, 2017

Terrorism in North Africa: An Examination of the ...

The United States continues to face a dynamic threat from al-Qaeda and ISIS affiliates across the globe. This threat will only grow as ISIS loses territory in Iraq and Syria, and al-Qaeda fights ...

March 29, 2017

McCaul: We Must Eliminate Vulnerabilities in our ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security today marked up 14 bills, including a key counterterrorism bill, H.R. 1302, Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2017, introduced by Rep. ...

March 8, 2017

Chairman McCaul Releases March Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today released March's Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to ...

March 7, 2017

McCaul on Signing of New Immigration Executive ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement on the heels of President Trump signing a new executive order regarding ...

March 6, 2017

H.R.1238, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

A bill introduced by Rep. David Young (R-IA), to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Health Affairs responsible for coordinating the ...

March 3, 2017

The Future of Counterterrorism: Addressing the ...

Multiple terrorist networks actively plot attacks against the United States, and American interests, or encourage adherents to conduct inspired attacks inside the U.S. homeland without specific ...

February 28, 2017

McCaul Launches Task Force on Denying Terrorists ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Expanding on the work the House Homeland Security Committee has done to shut down terrorist pathways into the United States, Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) announced the creation ...

February 24, 2017

Chairman McCaul Releases February Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today released February's Terror Threat Snapshot a monthly assessment of the growing threat America, the West, ...

February 6, 2017

H.R. 666, Department of Homeland Security Insider ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) requires the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to establish an insider threat program within the Department. Full text of the Department ...

January 31, 2017

McCaul Issues Additional Statement on the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on President Trump's Executive Order on immigration and refugee ...

January 29, 2017

McCaul on President Trump Signing Executive Order ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today issued the following statement on President Trump signing an executive order regarding refugees. Chairman ...

January 27, 2017

McCaul Inspects Security in Preparation for the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), alongside Ranking Member Bennie Thompson (D-MS), met with the Secret Service, FBI, and other law enforcement officials to oversee and inspect ...

January 17, 2017

Chairman McCaul Releases January Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The January Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX). The “snapshot” is a monthly Committee assessment of the ...

January 9, 2017

State of Homeland Security Address

As the Obama Administration ends and a Trump Administration prepares to take office, Chairman Michael McCaul will deliver his annual “State of Homeland Security Address” on December 7 at The ...

December 7, 2016