Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

Chairman McCaul Releases July ‘Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released his July Terror Threat Snapshot today in a continuing effort to highlight the growing threat ...

July 2, 2015

McCaul Bill Counters Growing Epidemic of Violent ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  With the threats posed by homegrown violent extremists amplifying by the day, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, today introduced ...

June 25, 2015

H.R. 2899, the Countering Violent Extremism Act ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), to authorizes the Office for Countering Violent Extremism. Full text of H.R. 2899 as introduced on June 25, 2015. Full Committee Markup July ...

June 25, 2015

Statement by Chairman McCaul on Formal Sentencing ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –A Judge formally sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, ...

June 24, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Admitting Syrian Refugees: ...

This hearing will review the potential threat posed by terrorists exploiting refugee resettlement programs, the challenge of gathering sufficient information to vet them, and what additional risk ...

June 24, 2015

Subcommittee Hearings on Syrian Refugee Program & ...

** The hearings will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. ET Admitting Syrian Refugees: The Intelligence Void and the Emerging Homeland Security Threat Subcommittee on ...

June 23, 2015

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule for June 22 – ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following events for next week which will be streamed live here. Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. ...

June 19, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases New Monthly ‘Terror ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released a new Committee product called the Terror Threat Snapshot. The snapshot is a new, regular monthly ...

June 19, 2015

Chairman McCaul Statement on Reported Death of ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul’s statement on the reported death of Nasir al-Wuhayshi, al Qaeda’s number two leader and the head of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula ...

June 15, 2015

McCaul Says Admitting Unvetted Syrian Refugees ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul, of the House Homeland Security Committee, wrote a letter to President Obama last Thursday expressing concerns over the Administration’s ...

June 15, 2015

McCaul Calls Obama Administration Transfer of Six ...

The Pentagon announced today that the Obama Administration has transferred six terror-related detainees from the Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) detention center to Oman. This transfer comes despite the ...

June 13, 2015

Chairman McCaul on President Obama’s Failure to ...

NEW YORK, N.Y. – President Obama admitted today that “we do not yet have a complete strategy” to train and equip Iraqi security forces in our war against the Islamic State in Iraq ...

June 8, 2015

Hearing: Terrorism Gone Viral: The Attack in ...

The ISIS-inspired terror attack in Garland, Texas demonstrates that terrorism is going viral. This hearing will examine the increasing threat from violent Islamist extremists groups, like ISIS, who ...

June 3, 2015

Hearing on Terrorism Gone Viral

** The hearing will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, June 3 at 10:00 a.m. ET Terrorism Gone Viral:  The Attack in Garland, Texas and Beyond Committee on Homeland Security Rep. Michael ...

June 2, 2015

Chairman McCaul On One-Year Anniversary Marking ...

Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul issued the following statement today on the one-year anniversary marking the release of the Taliban ...

June 1, 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, June 2 at 10:00 a.m. ...

May 29, 2015

Chairman McCaul Expresses Concern About Global ...

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, released the following statement in response to a meeting of top officials from around the ...

May 29, 2015

Chairman McCaul: Don’t Busy DHS with Climate ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to President Obama's speech today at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy outlining how climate change is an immediate risk to our national security, House Committee ...

May 20, 2015

[POSTPONED] Subcommittee Hearing on Potential ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence hearing entitled “Admitting Syrian Refugees: The Intelligence Void and the Emerging ...

May 20, 2015

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule for May 18 – May ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following events for next week which will be streamed live here.   Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00 ...

May 15, 2015

Statement by Chairman McCaul on the Shooting in ...

JERUSALEM – While attending meetings with government officials in Israel today, U.S. House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, released the following statement regarding the ...

May 4, 2015