Worldwide Threats to the Homeland: ISIS and the New Wave of Terror

July 14, 2016 10:00 AM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will examine current threats to the U.S. homeland, especially from radical Islamist terrorists, and will review the efforts of the federal government to counter other emerging threats. Witnesses will likely discuss the danger of foreign-inspired homegrown extremists, the role of global terrorist organizations in their radicalization, and efforts to prevent terrorist infiltration into the United States. The hearing will also examine continued and emerging threats to cybersecurity and our critical infrastructure.

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman
Opening Statement

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The Honorable Jeh C. Johnson
Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

The Honorable Nicholas J. Rasmussen
The National Counterterrorism Center
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Witness Testimony

The Honorable James B. Comey
Federal Bureau of Investigation
U.S. Department of Justice
Witness Testimony