209Jan 11, 2001
Defense Secretary Nomination Hearing
Mr. Rumsfeld testified about his nomination as secretary of defense and the state of the U.S. military. Among the issues he addressed were missile defense, weapons systems modernization, ...
133Sep 19, 2002
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Secretary Rumsfeld and General Myers testified about the Bush administration’s position on Iraq. They stated that the way to stop terrorism is to prevent rogue states from attaining or ...
127Oct 10, 2002
Sailors' Exposure to Chemical and Biological Weapons
Witnesses testified about past testing of biological and chemical agents involving U.S. Naval vessels and personnel exposure to the agents. They talked about the health impact of the tests and ...
107May 16, 2002
Crusader Artillery System
Witnesses testified about the decision to cancel the development of the Crusader mobile howitzer system and the transformation of the U.S. military to meet the needs of future combat ...
87May 3, 2001
USS Cole Incident Report
Military officials testified about the final report on the investigation of the terrorist bombing of the USS Cole. Senators were often critical of officials for not imposing punitive measures ...
83May 1, 2001
V-22 Osprey Program
Witnesses testified about the safety of the V-22 Osprey program. At issue were several recent crashes by the aircraft, future spending commitments, and reliability. Officials said that a ...
65Jul 10, 2001
Department of Defense Authorization
Service secretaries and military chiefs testified about funding needs in the Department of Defense. Among the topics they addressed were improving military infrastructure, financial management ...
58Sep 23, 2002
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Witnesses testified about potential military action against Iraq and a proposed resolution authorizing the president to use force to ensure compliances of past United Nations resolutions. They ...
55Mar 19, 2002
Worldwide Threats to National Security
Director Tenet and Admiral Wilson testified about terrorist threats to the U.S. and national security issues. In their testimony they said that efforts to combat global terrorism would be long ...
50Jul 31, 2002
Status of War in Afghanistan
Secretary Rumsfeld and General Franks testified about the status of military operations in Afghanistan. Among the issues they addressed were continuing efforts to track down al-Qaida and ...
48Apr 9, 2002
Witnesses testified about Defense Department policies and programs to transform the Armed Forces to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Among the issues they addressed were new technology, ...
44Mar 7, 2002
Future of the U.S. Military
Military chiefs testified about funding requests for military operations, research and development, and future programs. Among the topics they addressed were military operations in Afghanistan, ...
40Sep 27, 2002
Military and Defense Nominations
Nominees for various military commands testified about their experience and qualifications for the positions. Among the issues they addressed were military transformation in the Post-Cold War ...
36Feb 5, 2002
Defense Authorization Request for 2003
Secretary Rumsfeld and General Myers testified about the proposed defense budget, military requirements in the effort to combat global terrorism, operations in Afghanistan, and the on-going search ...
34Mar 5, 2002
Defense Authorization Request
Service commanders testified about fiscal year 2003 budget requests, operational readiness, force structure, and the impact of military operations in Afghanistan.
30Mar 12, 2002
Funding Special Operations Forces
U.S. Special Command officials testified about the proposed fiscal year 2003 budget for military special operations.
30Dec 12, 2001
Witnesses testified about the Department of Defense’s implementation of the president’s military order on detention, treatment, and trial by military tribunal of certain non-citizens in ...
30Jun 21, 2001
Defense Strategy Review
Defense Department officials testified about the ongoing Defense Strategy Review that looks at the structure and practices of the department.
29Feb 7, 2002
Military Operations in Afghanistan
General Franks testified about military operations in Afghanistan. Among the issues he addressed were the conduct of the fighting, continuing search for Taliban and al-Qaida terrorists, and ...
29Feb 12, 2002
Fiscal Year 2003 Defense Budget
Witnesses testified about the Bush Administration’s proposed fiscal year 2003 budget for the Department of Defense. They also discussed management and organizational issues facing the ...
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