Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

October Terror Threat Snapshot

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released October’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to ...

October 6, 2015

Committee Unveils Foreign Fighter Task Force's ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Homeland Security Committee’s bipartisan Foreign Fighter Task Force released its final report at a press conference today. The Task Force conducted an extensive, six month ...

September 29, 2015

Press Conference on Task Force Final Report

An extensive review has been completed by the Homeland Security Committee’s Foreign Fighter Task Force which will release its final report to the public at a press conference tomorrow.

September 29, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases September ‘Terror ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new Terror Threat Snapshot for the month of September was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The monthly assessment is the ...

September 28, 2015

H.R. 3598, the Fusion Center Enhancement Act of ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), enhances the partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the National Network of Fusion Centers. Full text of the H.R. 3598, the ...

September 24, 2015

McCaul Statement on Syrian Refugee Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and the President’s plan to ...

September 22, 2015

Honor Those Who Perished at 9/11 by Confronting ...

On September 8, 2015, the House Homeland Security Committee held the first-ever Congressional hearing at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Commemorating the week of the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, the ...

September 22, 2015

House Homeland Security Committee Schedule for ...

The House Homeland Security Committee has announced the following events for next week. TUESDAY, May 20 at 10 a.m. Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Markup 311 Cannon House ...

September 10, 2015

NYC Field Hearing: A New Generation of Terrorists

This hearing will revisit important lessons we learned in the post 9/11 world, assess our country's readiness to confront the viral spread of terror, and explore what the resolve of ...

September 8, 2015

Week Ahead: September 7 – September 11

Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET  (Media Requirement) Beyond Bin Laden's Caves and Couriers to A New Generation of Terrorists: Confronting the Challenges in a Post 9/11 World Homeland ...

September 7, 2015

McCaul: Swift Act of Justice Against ISIS’s Top ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Junaid Hussain, a British-born ISIS hacker and operative, was killed following a U.S. air strike in Syria, according to U.S. officials. Hussain was a leading cyber Jihadist and ...

September 3, 2015

McCaul Announces Field Hearing at Ground Zero in ...

Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET Beyond Bin Laden's Caves and Couriers to A New Generation of Terrorists: Confronting the Challenges in a Post 9/11 World Committee on Homeland Security ...

August 20, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases August ‘Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new Terror Threat Snapshot for the month of August was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The monthly assessment is the ...

August 4, 2015

Chairman McCaul to Deliver Speech at Heritage ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul to deliver a speech today at the Heritage Foundation at 10:30 a.m. ET entitled, “Terror Gone Viral: The Rise of ...

July 22, 2015

Speech at Heritage Foundation: Terror Gone Viral: ...

Chairman McCaul's Keynote Remarks as Prepared [PDF] Cordially Invites You Terror Gone Viral The Rise of Radicalism and America’s Response Featuring Keynote Remarks by The Honorable Michael ...

July 22, 2015

Bipartisan Support in Congress to Counter Violent ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed by voice vote, H.R. 2899, the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Act of 2015, introduced by ...

July 16, 2015

Markup: HR 2899, the Countering Violent Extremism ...

The Committee on Homeland Security will meet in open markup session on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., or 15 minutes after conclusion of the Full Committee hearing, whichever is later, and ...

July 15, 2015

Hearing: The Rise of Radicalization: Is the U.S. ...

This hearing will investigate whether the Government is doing enough to counter international and domestic terrorism and how to bolster U.S. efforts to counter violent extremism.

July 15, 2015

International & Domestic Terrorism Hearing, CVE ...

** The events will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, July 15 at 10:00 a.m. ET The Rise of Radicalization:  Is the U.S. Government Failing to Counter International and Domestic ...

July 14, 2015

House Committee on Homeland Security Schedule for ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following hearings for next week which will be streamed live here. Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m. ...

July 10, 2015

McCaul Leads Government Efforts to Counter ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As violent extremist groups eagerly recruit followers inside the United States, and as recent tragic events dot the globe and also hit right here at home, House ...

July 9, 2015