253Aug 3, 2006
Iraq, Afghanistan, and the War on Terrorism
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and efforts to combat terrorism. Witnesses testified about new troop deployments in Iraq, the ...
215Aug 1, 2006
Boeing Agreement with Justice Department
Witnesses testified about a multi-million-dollar settlement between the Justice Department and Boeing Corporation resulting from investigations of alleged improper proprietary permission obtained ...
198Sep 29, 2005
Operations and Strategy in Iraq
The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services held a meeting to receive testimony on “U.S. Military Strategy and Operations in Iraq.” Secretary Rumsfeld and other Department of Defense ...
176Dec 5, 2006
Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing
Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the future U.S. military role ...
153Jul 25, 2006
Purchase of F-22 Raptor Fighter Jets
Witnesses testified about Air Force procurement programs for the F-22 fighter program, a recent report by the Institute for Defense Analysis on expansion of the program, technical problems found in ...
141Nov 15, 2006
Military Operations in Iraq
General Abizaid testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq, security concerns in the country, the state of sectarian violence, and future U.S. strategy in the region. In his testimony he ...
129Jul 13, 2006
The Senate Armed Services Committee held the first in a series of hearings to examine the future of military commissions in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Hamdan v ...
107Jun 23, 2005
Situation in Iraq
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on military operations in Iraq, the strength of the insurgency movement, force levels and structure, and strategies for future operations in ...
99Feb 28, 2006
Security Threats to the United States
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on current and future worldwide threats to national security. Witnesses testified about various potential threats and particularly on port ...
96Jul 14, 2005
Detention Policies and Military Justice
The subcommittee holds a hearing on military justice and detention policies in the global efforts to combat terrorism. Among the issues addressed were allegations of mistreatment and torture of ...
80Nov 15, 2006
Security Threats in Iraq and Afghanistan
General Hayden and General Maples testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on operations in Iraq and future military commitment to the region. They spoke about the security ...
78Feb 3, 2005
Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
Defense officials testified about budget requests for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and about levels of U.S. commitment to the region. Among the topics they addressed were on-going ...
73Feb 7, 2006
Fiscal Year 2007 Defense Budget
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Fiscal Year 2007 defense authorization request. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Peter ...
72Jul 27, 2006
Marine Corps Commandant Nomination Hearing
The Senate Armed Services Committee considered the nomination of Lieutenant General James Conway for appointment to the grade of general and to be commandant of the Marine Corps. Among the ...
67Dec 7, 2006
Iraq Study Group Report Recommendations
Former Secretary Baker and Former Representative Hamilton testified about the report of the Iraq Study Group on its bipartisan effort to rethink military and political options in Iraq. Among ...
66Feb 17, 2005
Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Budget
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Chairman of Joint Chiefs General Richard Myers testified before the Senate Armed Services committee about fiscal year 2006 Defense budget requests including ...
63Feb 1, 2005
Military Survivor Benefits
Witnesses testified about military spending, veterans' benefits, and a proposed increase in survivor benefits for families of service members killed in combat. They also answered questions ...
63Aug 2, 2006
The Future of Military Commissions
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the future of military commissions in light of the Supreme Court decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. Witnesses testified about the ...
62Jun 29, 2005
U.S. Passport System
Governmental officials testified about vulnerabilities in the U.S. passport system that can be exploited by criminals and terrorists. Topics included identity theft, fraud prevention, ...
60Nov 16, 2006
Pentagon Financial System
Administration and Defense Department officials testified about business systems and financial reforms in department accounting methods, auditing procedures for military program expenditures, and ...
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