5,011Apr 30, 1991
U.S. Military Reform After Oper. Desert Storm
The committee heard testimony in one of a continuing series of hearings on U.S. defense policy following the end of the Cold War and the Persian Gulf war. Specifically, the committee sought to ...
433Jul 21, 1992
USS Vincennes Attack on Iranian Airliner
The Investigations subcommittee heard testimony on allegations of a cover-up in the 1988 interception and downing of an Iranian airbus by the USS Vincennes. Newsweek Magazine and ...
162Sep 4, 1991
Operation Provide Comfort: Aid to the Kurds
The House Armed Services Defense Policy Panel heard testimony on the conduct of Operation Provide Comfort, the U.S. and coalition allies' program for providing humanitarian aid for Kurdish ...
102Jul 30, 1992
Women in the Military
The committee heard testimony from the chiefs of each armed service on what their department was doing to eliminate sexual harassment and discrimination. The witnesses were also given the ...
63May 1, 1991
All Volunteer Military, A.M. Session
The committee continued its series of hearings on U.S. defense policy following the results of the Persian Gulf war. Specifically, the committee heard testimony on the effect of the Persian ...
58May 9, 1991
Monitoring University Research Grants
The subcommittee heard testimony on the use of research grant funds in American colleges and universities. The U.S. government regularly pays for some indirect costs related to research at ...
54Sep 12, 1991
FDA Enforcement Policies
The committee heard testimony from persons in the Food and Drug Administration on the performance of the FDA in enforcing food and drug safety regulations. The FDA enforces regulations ...
50Apr 12, 1991
U.S. Performance in the Persian Gulf
The committee panel heard testimony on the performance of the military command in the Persian Gulf war. The panel sought to investigate how the military structure mandated by the ...
42Mar 12, 1991
U.S. Defense Policy
The committee heard testimony on how two recent world events have impacted on U.S. defense policies: the breakup of the Warsaw Pact and the Persian Gulf war. Specifically, the committee sought ...
39Dec 10, 1991
U.S. Security: Situation in the Soviet Union
The Defense Policy Panel of the committee heard from Robert Gates, the new director of Central Intelligence. In his first congressional appearance since his September confirmation, the former ...
34Apr 18, 1991
Blood Supply Safety
The subcommittee heard testimony on the medical safety of the U.S.' blood supply. Earlier in the week, an Oregon blood center was discovered to have distributed blood that had been tested ...
33Apr 26, 1991
U.S. Defense Policy
The committee heard testimony on the state of the U.S. military following the Persian Gulf war from former military officials. The committee focused specifically on the extent to which lessons ...
33Jul 29, 1992
Women in the Military
The committee reviewed how the military addressed racial integration in the past and how the lessons learned from that process may be applied to the gender discrimination issue presently facing the ...
31Aug 10, 1992
Non-Military Options in Iraq
The House Armed Services Committee Defense Policy Panel heard testimony on methods to enforce the U.N. resolutions concerning Iraq without resorting to the use of force by a military ...
30Feb 19, 1991
Parents in the Military
The committee heard testimony on issues relating to military personnel serving in the Middle East who are parents of dependent children in the United States. Rep. Boxer, author of a bill ...
27Feb 7, 1991
Fiscal Year 1992 Defense Authorizations
Defense Secretary Cheney and General Powell testified before the House Armed Services committee on the Defense Department’s budget proposals for fiscal years 1992 and 1993. In his remarks, ...
23Sep 5, 1991
Humanitarian Aid to the Soviet Union
The committee heard testimony from private businessperson and former director of the Foreign Policy Association Dwayne Andreas, whose company Archer Daniels Midland Company sells grain to the Soviet ...
16May 1, 1991
All Volunteer Military, P.M. Session
The committee continued to hear testimony on the U.S. military’s system of personnel recruitment. The hearing was one in a series of hearings examining the practices of the U.S. military ...
16Jul 23, 1991
Defense Base Closure
The subcommittee heard testimony on the recommendations of military base closings submitted by the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. The commission was created to investigate a ...
15Jul 30, 1991
Western Aid to Soviets
The Defense Policy panel of the Armed Services Committee met to talk about western support for radical reform in the Soviet Union. At issue was how much technical, financial, and economic aid ...
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