House Select Intelligence Committee (Chairman Mike Rogers, R-MI) will held a full committee hearing on worldwide threats to U.S. national security.
The nation's top intelligence leaders testified at an annual hearing about security threats facing the nation at home and abroad. Witnesses included National Intelligence Director James Clapper, CIA Director David Petraeus, FBI Director Robert Mueller III, and Defense Intelligence Agency Director, Army Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess.
The Senate Intelligence Committee held their annual hearing on the same topic on Tuesday, January 31. Among the issues they discussed during the hearing were al-Qaida, Iran, Pakistan, and cyber threats. National Intelligence Director James Clapper told the committee that al-Qaida had been weakened but remained a threat,and warned that the U.S. still faced significant threats from terrorist organizations, foreign entities, and computer hackers.