Transcripts and Testimonies

 Transcripts and Testimonies

Terror in Europe: Safeguarding U.S. Citizens At Home And Abroad

April 5, 2016 · Clint Watts

Recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Istanbul and Brussels should not come as a surprise. The Islamic State’s rise in Europe has been more than four years in the making. By 2012, casual social media ...

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The Russian Far East: Opportunities and Challenges

April 17, 2013 · Rens Lee

This testimony was given before a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats entitled, “China’s Rapid Political and Economic Advances in Central Asia and Russia.” Watch video of testimony. ...

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Teaching the Next Generation of Innovators

October 10, 2012 · Lawrence Husick

COMMITTEE ON GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES AND THE CREATIVE/INNOVATIVE ECONOMY – October 10, 2012 – Resolution No. 120128  David Oh, Chair Marian Tasco, Vice Chair Cindy Bass, Blondell Reynolds Brown, W. Wilson Goode, Jr., Dennis O’Brien ...

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Hearing on “China’s Narratives Regarding National Security Policy”

March 13, 2011 · Jacqueline Deal

I appreciate the opportunity to appear before the Commission at this hearing on an important and under-studied subject. The Chinese government prioritizes manipulating information more than most Americans realize and perhaps more than any ...

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China’s Narratives Regarding National Security Policy

March 13, 2011 · Gilbert Rozman

The Chinese narrative emerges most clearly from Chinese-language publications on the great powers, including the United States, and on challenges in East Asia, notably in 2010 those related to North Korean belligerence and regionalism ...

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Eulogy for General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

March 13, 2010 · Henry A. Kissinger

Service was Al Haig’s mission. Courage was his defining characteristic. Patriotism was his motivating force. Al and I met over forty years ago. I had been appointed Security Advisor to President Nixon, who had ...

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Confronting al-Qaeda: Understanding the Threat in Afghanistan and Beyond

October 14, 2009 · Marc Sageman

Mr. Chairman, Senator Lugar, and Members of the Committee: I thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the threat of al Qaeda in Afghanistan and beyond. Al Qaeda is ...

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Welcoming Remarks

May 13, 2009 · Walter A. McDougall

“Gooood morning, Vietnam!!” I say that as a veteran of that particular conflict and also as a big Robin Williams fan. It’s my privilege to welcome you to the latest in our long-running and ...

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Cuba, Drugs, and U.S.-Cuban Relations

April 14, 2009 · Rens Lee

The United States and Cuba have a strong mutual interest in closing off trafficking routes in the western Caribbean and in preventing attempts by Mexican and South American cocaine mafias to set up shop ...

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China’s Propaganda and Influence Operations, Its Intelligence Activities that Target the United States, and the Resulting Impacts on U.S. National Security

April 14, 2009 · Jacqueline Deal

Mr/s Chairman, Members of the Commission, thank you for the invitation to speak today on this timely subject. My testimony will address how Chinese foreign-directed information operations figure into the broader strategy of the ...

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