ISIS in the Pacific: Assessing Terrorism in Southeast Asia and the Threat to the Homeland

April 27, 2016 10:00 AM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

With ISIS’ continued push to recruit and radicalize around the globe, this hearing will examine the current threat ISIS affiliates and supporters pose to U.S. interests and allies in Southeast Asia. Multiple recent terrorist attacks and public declarations of allegiance by local militant groups, and a growing number of ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria from the region, demonstrate the potential danger this poses.

Opening Statements

Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

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Mr. John Watts
Nonresident Senior Fellow
Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
Atlantic Council
Witness Testimony

Mr. Patrick Skinner
Director of Special Projects
The Soufan Group
Witness Testimony

Ms. Supna Zaidi Peery
Research Analyst
Counter Extremism Project
Witness Testimony

Mr. Joseph C. Liow
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Center for East Asia Policy Studies
The Brookings Institution
Witness Testimony