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Congressional Terrorism-Related Hearings Include Testimony by Dr. Walid Phares

Congressional Terrorism-Related Hearings Include Testimony by Dr. Walid Phares
By Andrew Cochran

This week's open terrorism-related hearings in the the U.S. Congress include a hearing of the U.S. House International Relations Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation on the subject, "Gauging Islamist Terrorism." Walid Phares will testify at that hearing on Thursday, September 7th, at 2 pm in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Details of the other open terrorism-related hearings are as follows:

September 6, 2006
House Judiciary Committee
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Update

Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing on "Legislative Proposals to Update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) (H.R.4976, H.R.5223, H.R.5371, H.R.5825, S.2453, and S.2455)."

Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. 1 p.m. TRANSCRIPT

September 8, 2006
House Government Reform Committee *
9/11 Public Health and Safety
National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations field hearing on federally funded programs that register, screen, monitor and treat individuals who were in the vicinity of the World Trade Center (WTC) following the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Location: District Council 37, 125 Barclay St., auditorium, New York City, 10:30 a.m.