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    Open Sources of Intelligence

    Representative Simmons talked about establishing public-private partnerships for evaluating and dissemination of open-source intelligence material. The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Open…

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    Treatment of Iraqi Prisoners

    Defense Department officials testified about the treatment of prisoners held in Iraqi prisons by U.S. forces and pictures of abuse at the prisons in recent media reports. They talked about…

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    House Session

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    Training of Iraqi Security Forces

    Military commanders testified about training programs, issues surrounding U.S. efforts to properly train Iraqi security forces, and recommendation by the Iraq Study Group that more training…

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    Connecticut 2nd Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for the seat from Connecticut’s 2nd Cogressional District debated. Incumbent Representative Rob Simmons and Democratic attorney Joe Courtney addressed various issues including…

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    Homeland Security Operations

    The House Homeland Security Committee reviewed Secretary Chertoff’s spending and operational priorities for 2007. he testified about law enforcement operations, intelligence, information…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    Proceedings were briefly interrupted by a protester in the gallery during debate on detainee treatment (approximately 1:50 p.m.).

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    House Session

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    Connecticut 2nd Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for the seat from Connecticut’s 2nd Cogressional District debated. Incumbent Representative Rob Simmons was challenged by Democratic attorney Joe Courtney. The panelists were:…

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    House Session

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    Military Commissions

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on standards and rules for military commissions and tribunals. Witnesses testified about the Bush administration’s decisions on detainee treatment while in…

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    Military Personnel Protection Equipment

    Witnesses testified about the use of military equipment and personnel protection gear by forces deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this third hearing on the topic by the subcommittee, the…

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    House Session

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    Anti-Terrorism Funding

    The House Committee on Homeland Security holds a hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) process of awarding anti-terrorism grants. Recently announced funding levels…

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    House Session

    The House debated a non-binding resolution (H. Res. 861) on support for operations in Iraq and efforts to combat international terrorism. It also stated that no time limits should be set…

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    House Session

    Members considered a resolution on the immediate withdrawal of military forces from Iraq. The resolution was brought to the floor by Representative Hunter to clarify the House’s position on troop…

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    House Session

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    House Session

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    House Session

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