Transcripts and Testimonies

 Transcripts and Testimonies

Terrorism and Social Media: Is Big Tech Doing Enough?

January 17, 2018 · Clint Watts

On January 17, 2018, Clint Watts will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Watts is a Robert A. Fox Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Senior Fellow, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, the George Washington University, ...

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Extremist Content and Russian Disinformation Online: Working with Tech to Find Solutions

October 31, 2017 · Clint Watts

A decade ago, al Qaeda in Iraq littered YouTube with violent videos. A few years later, Twitter became a playground for al Shabaab’s violent tirades in Somalia and the devastating Westgate shopping mall attack in Kenya. During this same ...

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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 monitoring showed a large wave ...

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The Russian Far East: Opportunities and Challenges

April 17, 2013 · Rensselaer 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. The Russian Far East, a ...

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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 Philadelphia City Council   TESTIMONY ...

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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 other major power. Overall, my ...

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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 involving both Northeast and Southeast ...

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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 inherited a war that, by ...

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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 once again at the forefront ...

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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 dare I say successful series ...

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