Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

Chairman McCaul Statement on Airstrike Targeting ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul made the following statement regarding the Defense Department’s announcement that a November 12 airstrike targeted ISIS executioner ...

November 13, 2015

McCaul Statement on President’s Plan to Close ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul today blasted President Obama’s “reckless” plan to transfer hardened terrorists to U.S. soil. Many of the terrorists held at ...

November 10, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases November Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The November Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The “snapshot” is a monthly assessment of the ...

November 2, 2015

H.R. 2285, The Prevent Trafficking in Cultural ...

A bill to be introduced by Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA), improves enforcement against trafficking in cultural property and prevents stolen or illicit cultural property from financing terrorist and ...

October 29, 2015

Terror Inmates: Countering Violent Extremism in ...

This hearing will delve into the number of terror inmates that will be released from U.S. prisons in the next decade, seeks recommendations for improving detection and monitoring of radical ideology ...

October 28, 2015

Committee Examines U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts, ...

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul held a hearing this week to examine worldwide threats and homeland security challenges. Members heard testimony and questioned witnesses ...

October 23, 2015

Worldwide Threats and Homeland Security Challenges

This hearing will examine the growing threat America and the West face from ISIS and other terrorist groups, the actions of Russia and Iran in Syria, the impact of the refugee crisis in Europe on ...

October 21, 2015

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