264Sep 9, 2013
Terror Threat Assessment
Panelists spoke about a recent report on the threat to national security posed by terrorists. Among the topics they addressed were al-Qaida interests in the Syrian civil war, blurring lines ...
268Aug 6, 2013
Electric Grid Cyber Security, Energy Industry Officials Panel
Energy industry officials talked about their specific industry and how they deal with threats. Panelists pointed out some big gaps that exist if there is a cyber attack. While there are ...
586Aug 6, 2013
Michael Hayden on Electric Grid Cyber Security
Former CIA and National Security Administration Director Michael Hayden talked about the cyber threats facing the nation’s electric grid. He said that the situation would get worse before ...
312May 20, 2013
Media Coverage of National Security Issues
Three journalists and a former member of the George W. Bush administration talked about the proper balance between the public’s right to know intelligence information and protection of ...
473May 1, 2013
Drones and Targeted Killings
Panelists talked about the use of drones by Presidents George W. Bush and Obama administrations for targeted killings. Topics included the legal and policy implications, the need for more ...
408Jan 26, 2010
Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report
Former Senator Bob Graham and former Senator Jim Talent spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of the commission’s evaluation of the government’s ability to protect ...
66Sep 10, 2008
Nuclear and Biological Terrorism Threats
Opening statements were made by Chairman Bob Graham and Vice-Chairman Jim Talent at a public hearing on nuclear and biological terrorism threats. Then Carie Lemack spoke as a representative of ...
74Jan 9, 2007
September 11 Commission Recommendations
Witnesses testified about full implementation of recommendations of the September 11 Commission on Terrorist Attacks, enacting provisions aimed at improving domestic security, enforcement of ...
97May 3, 2006
Zacarias Moussaoui Verdict
Mr. Adams read the guilty verdict in penalty phase of U.S. v. Moussaoui on Courthouse Square as soon as it was delivered in the courtroom. Following the reading, family members of ...
13Jan 3, 2005
Congressional Oversight of Intelligence
Former Rep. Hamilton talked about the recommendations of the September 11 Commission acted upon by Congress, especially those involving the restructuring of the executive branch. He urged ...
17Dec 6, 2004
Intelligence Reform Bill
Following a brief moment of silence, officials and family members of victims talked to reporters about intelligence reform legislation and adoption of several recommendations by the September 11 ...
9Oct 26, 2004
National Security Legislation Status
Family members of some victims of the September 11, 2001 spoke to reporters about the lack of progress made by congressional conferees on legislation to implement the recommendations of the ...