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2000 Congressional Hearings

    December


    Review of Department of Justice Immigration Detention Policies
    December 13, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    • Donnie R. Marshall, Administrator, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
    • Michael A. Sheehan, Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism, United States Department of State
    • Mr. Steven C. McCraw, Inspector-Deputy Assistant Director, Information, Analysis, and Assessments Branch, Investigative Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • Mr. Frank Cilluffo, Senior Policy Analyst and Deputy Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC
    • Mr. Ralf Mutschke, Assistant Director, Sub-Directorate for Crimes Against Persons and Property, Interpol General Secretariat
    • Mr. Raphael Perl, Specialist in International Affairs, Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C.

    November

    October


    RECENT ATTACK IN YEMEN ON THE USS COLE
    October 19, 2000 - Senate Armed Services Committee

    September

    July


    Combating Terrorism: Assessing Threats, Managing Risks, and Establishing Priorities
    26 July 2000 House Committee on Government Reform
    Subcommittee on National Security and International Relations
    • Statement of Chairman Shays
    • Mr. Norman Rabkin Director National Security and International Affairs Division Government Accounting Office
    • Mr. Raphael F. Perl Specialist in International Affairs Congressional Research Service
    • Ambassador L. Paul Bremer, III Chairman National Commission on Terrorism
    • Mr. Michael Wermuth Senior Policy Analyst Rand Corporation
    • Mr. John Parachini Executive Director Monterey Institute of International Studies
    • Dr. W. Seth Carus Senior Research Professor National Defense University

    June


    Oversight of the State Department, Part IV: Technology Modernization and Computer Security
    June 22, 2000 -House International Relations Committee
    International Money Laundering
    June 22, 2000 - House Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources
    • Edward M. Guillen, Chief of Financial Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice

    Counternarcotics Cooperation With Panama
    June 9, 2000 - House Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources
    • Rand Beers, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

    Recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorism
    June 8, 2000 - Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

    May


    Breaches of Security at Federal Agencies and Airports
    May 25, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    • Mr. Robert Hast Assistant Controller General, Special Investigations, Office of Special Investigations, United States General Accounting Office
    • Mr. Patrick Sullivan, Assistant Director, Office of Special Investigations, United States General Accounting Office
    • Mr. Ronald Malfi, Assistant Director, Office of Special Investigations, United States General Accounting Office

    Secret Evidence Repeal Act of 1999, Part II
    May 23, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    Panel I Panel II Panel III
    Terrorist Threats to the United States
    May 23, 2000 -- House Special Oversight Panel on Terrorism
    Status of Embassy Security Enhancements
    May 17, 2000 - House International Relations Committee
    Threats Posed to Law Enforcement Officers 
    May 16, 2000 - Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Oversight
    • William E. Ledwith, Chief of International Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice

    Drug Smuggling in the Caribbean 
    May 9, 2000 - Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Oversight
    • John C. Varrone, Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of Investigations, United States Customs Service

    April


    Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act
    April 13, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    Panel I PANEL II
    • Ronald W. Kleinman, Esquire

    Drug Trafficking in the Carribean
    April 12, 2000 - House Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources
    • Michael S. Vigil, Special Agent in Charge, Caribbean Field Division, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice

    March


    Drug Trafficking in Colombia
    29 March 2000 - Senate Armed Services Committee
    • Rand Beers, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

    Cyber Attack: Roadblocks to Investigation and Information Sharing
    March 28, 2000 - Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information

    Domestic Preparedness Against Terrorism: How Ready Are We?
    March 27, 2000 - House Government Reform National Security Subcommittee
    Department of Defense policies and programs to combat terrorism
    March 24, 2000 - Senate Armed Services Emerging Threats Subcommittee
    U.S. policy towards Colombia
    March 23, 2000 - House Armed Services Committee
    Certification and U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts
    21 March 2000 - Senate Drug Caucus on International Narcotics Control
    • Donnie R. Marshall, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice

    International Counter Money Laundering Act of 2000
    9 March 2000 - House Banking and Financial Services Committee

    Combating Terrorism: Management of Medical Stockpiles
    March 8, 2000 - House Government Reform National Security Subcommittee
    • Statement of Chairman Shays
    • Cynthia Bascetta Associate Director, Veterans Affairs and Military Health Care Issues General Accounting Office
    • Dr. Frances Murphy Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Policy and Management Department of Veterans Affairs
    • John Ogden Chief Consultant, Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Health Group Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Dr. Robert F. Knouss Office of Emergency Preparedness, Public Health Service Department of Health and Human Services
    • Dr. Stephen M. Ostroff Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science National Center for Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Mr. Steven Bice Chief, National Pharmaceutical Stockpile Branch Department of Health and Human Services
    • Commander Carlos Hollifield Chemical Biological Incident Response Force U.S. Marine Corps
    • Captain Warren (Rich) Dalton, MD Chemical Biological Incident Response Force U.S. Marine Corps

    Cyber Attack: Is the Government Safe?
    March 2, 2000 - Senate Governmental Affairs Committee
    Cyber security and critical infrastructure protection
    March 1, 2000 - Senate Armed Services Committee
    • Honorable Arthur L. Money Assistant Secretary of Defense Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
    • Major General Thomas B. Goslin, Jr., USAF Director of Operations (J-3) U.S. Space Command
    • Major General John H. Campbell, USAF Director Joint Task Force Computer Network Defense
    • Mr. Michael A. Vatis Deputy Assistant Director and Chief National Infrastructure Protection Center Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • Mr. Stephen E. Cross Director, Software Engineering Institute Carnegie Mellon University
    • Mr. Martin C. Faga Executive Vice President and General Manager The MITRE Corporation

    February


    Internet Denial of Service Attacks and the Federal Response
    February 29, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime with Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Oversight of the Senate
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    PANEL I
    • Mr. Eric Holder, Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
      • Martha Stansell-Gamm, Esquire (no prepared statement), Chief, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
    • Mr. Michael Vatis, Director, National Infrastructure Protection Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.
      • Mr. Ron Dick (no prepared statement), Deputy Director, National Infrastructure Protection Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.
    PANEL II
    • Mr. Howard Schmidt, Director, Information Security, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
    • Mr. Charles Giancarlo, Senior Vice President, Cisco Systems Incorporated, San Jose, California
    • Mr. Paul Misener, Vice President, Global Public Policy, Amazon.com, Seattle, Washington
    • Mr. Dan Rosensweig, President and Chief Executive Officer, ZDNet.com, New York, New York
    • Ms. Katherine T. Fithen, Attachments, Manager, CERT Coordination Center, Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • James X. Dempsey, Esquire, Senior Staff Counsel, The Center for Democracy & Technology, Washington, D.C.
    • Samuel A. Guiberson, Esquire, Houston, Texas
    • "Mudge," Vice President of Research and Development, @stake, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts

    U.S. and Mexican Counternarcotics Efforts
    29 February 2000 - House Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources
    • William E. Ledwith, Chief of International Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice
    • Rand Beers, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

    Colombia
    25 February 2000 - Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics and Terrorism Subcommittee
    • Rand Beers, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

    U.S. Assistance to Plan Colombia
    24 February 2000 - Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations
    U.S. Assistance to the Andean Region
    22 February 2000 - Senate Narcotics Caucus and Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on International Trade
    Protecting U.S. Critical Infrastructure
    16 February 2000 - Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, State, The Judiciary and Related Agencies
    Colombian and Andean Region Counterdrug Efforts: The Road Ahead
    15 February 2000 - House Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources
    Secret Evidence Repeal Act of 1999, Part I
    February 10, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    Panel I
    • Tom Campbell, United States House of Representatives,
      • David E. Bonior, United States House of Representatives
    Panel II Panel III
    Visa Waiver Pilot Program
    February 10, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    Panel I
    • Robert Ashbaugh, Acting Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice
    • Ambassador Mary A. Ryan, Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State
    • Michael Cronin, Acting Associate Commissioner For Office of Programs, INS
    • Elisa Liang, Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
      • James McAtamney, Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General for National Security
    Panel II
    • William S. Norman, President and CEO, Travel Industry Association
    • E. Wayne Merry, Director, Program on European Societies in Transition, The Atlantic Council of the United States
    • John Ratigan, Immigration Consultant, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

    Attacking the Money Laundering Crisis
    February 10, 2000 House Judiciary Crime Subcommittee
    Attacking the Money Laundering Crisis
    February 10, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    PANEL I
    • Mr. James K. Robinson, Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice
    • Mr. Stefan Cassella, Assistant Chief, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, United States Department of Justice
    • Mr. John Varrone, Executive Director, Domestic Operations East, Office of Investigations, United States Customs Service
    PANEL II

    January


    Terrorist Threats to the United States
    January 26, 2000 - House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
    [Full Hearing Transcript]
    Drug Trafficking in the Caribbean
    4 January 2000 - House Government Reform Committee
    • Michael S. Vigil, Special Agent in Charge, San Juan Field Division, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice
    • William E. Ledwith, Chief of International Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice




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