07.27.11

Hearing on Al Shabaab: Recruitment and Radicalization within the Muslim American Community and the Threat to the Homeland

July 27, 2011 2:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

On Wednesday, July 27, 2011, the Committee on Homeland Security will hold the third in the series of hearings on domestic radicalization entitled “Al Shabaab: Recruitment and Radicalization within the Muslim American Community and the Threat to the Homeland.”  The Committee will meet at 10:00 a.m. in 311 Cannon House Office Building.

Investigative Report:  Al Shabaab: Recruitment and Radicalization within the Muslim American Community and the Threat to the Homeland

Click HERE for a PDF of the official hearing record, including a full transcript.

Opening Statements

Rep. Peter King (NY), Chairman
[full text of opening statement]

Live Stream

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Witnesses

Mr. Ahmed Hussen
Canadian Somali Congress National President
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Thomas Joscelyn
Senior Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Mr. William Anders Folk
Former Assistant United States Attorney
District of Minnesota
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Mr. Tom Smith
Chief of Police
Saint Paul, Minnesota
[full text of testimony]