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Hearing: Authorization for the Use of Military Force and Current Terrorist Threats

  • Rayburn House Office Building - Room 2172 (map)

Hearing Details

  • Date: July 25, 2017

  • When: 10:00 AM

  • Where: Rayburn House Office Building - Room 2172

Witnesses

  • The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey, Former Attorney General of the United States
  • Brigadier General Richard C. Gross, USA, Retired, Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang, PLLC, (Former Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff)
  • The Honorable Matthew G. Olsen, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School, (Former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center)

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “While important progress has been made, terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and ISIS remain dangerous security threats to the United States and our allies.  As part of the committee’s ongoing oversight related to these conflicts, we will discuss these grave threats and authorities that empower our men and women in uniform to carry out important missions that help keep us safe.”