141Jun 1, 2004
Sarin Exposure and Gulf War Illnesses
Witnesses testified regarding Gulf War illnesses and syndromes. Among the topics addressed were the possible causes of these maladies, ongoing research, treatment and care for veterans, lessons ...
107Oct 7, 2003
Surplus Chemical and Biological Lab Equipment
Witnesses testified about the sale of surplus equipment by the Defense Department that could be used in the production of biological and chemical weapons. The equipment was available over the ...
97Jul 21, 2003
Joint Strike Fighter Program
Witnesses testified about the Joint Strike Fighter Program. Among the topics they addressed were cost sharing concerns, cooperative development programs with U.S. allies, and the complexities ...
71Oct 5, 2004
Oil for Food Program
Witnesses testified before the committee about allegations of corruption in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. The program allowed Iraq to exchange oil for humanitarian necessities in an ...
61Aug 24, 2004
September 11 Commission Report
Rep. Shays began the hearing by offering an historical overview of overclassification, and outlined ways that in a post-Cold War era overclassification can decrease security.
59Sep 13, 2005
Visas and Combating Terrorism
An oversight hearing was held to identify steps the Departments of State and Homeland Security have made since 9/11 to address gaps and vulnerabilities in the visa process. The first panel of ...
58Apr 11, 2003
Witnesses testified about Air Force acquisition of the F/A-22 Raptor and overall reform of military acquisition programs. Among the issues they addressed were cost overruns, production times, ...
53May 2, 2006
United Nations Sanctions
Ambassador Bolton testified about United Nations reform efforts and other issues involving the U.N. He talked about international sanctions as a viable diplomatic tool, the impact of the ...
51Oct 28, 2003
Health Effects of September 11 Attacks
In a subcommittee hearing held in New York City, the first panel of witnesses testified about possible health problems caused by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Video clips were shown ...
41Sep 29, 2003
Witnesses testified about the factors the federal government considers when purchasing counterterrorism technology. Topics included research and development, priorities, funding, additional use ...
40May 13, 2003
Humanitarian Aid to Iraq
Witnesses testified about efforts to provide humanitarian aid to post-war Iraq, rebuilding the infrastructure, and establishing civil order. General Garner’s testimony was videotaped ...
34Jul 14, 2003
Biological Defense and Security
Following a brief welcome by General Martinez-Lopez, witnesses testified about ways to combat biological weapons, and the most effective means of preventing and responding to a biological ...
34Jun 15, 2004
Iraqi Perceptions of U.S. Actions
Witnesses testified about Iraqi perceptions of U.S. actions in Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the invasion and occupation operations, the state of security in the region, building ...
30Jun 24, 2003
Nuclear Weapons Facility Security
Witnesses testified about security at nuclear weapons production facilities. Among the topics they addressed were Department of Energy and contractor adherence to security requirements, the ...
26May 19, 2003
Anthrax Detection Policies
Witnesses testified about methods to detect and remediate contamination by deadly, weaponized anthrax in public spaces. Among the topics they addressed were the 2001 contamination of U.S. ...
22May 2, 2006
United Nations Sanctions
Witnesses continued testimony about United Nations sanctions after the oil-for-food program, including the significance of sanctions and whether and how they will work. Topics included the ...