S. Hrg. 106-848: Countering the Changing Threat of International Terrorism: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session on the National Commission on Terrorism's Report on Issues Relating to Efforts being Made by the Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities to Counter, and U.S. Policies Regarding, the Changing Threat of International Terrorism to the United States, June 28, 2000   [open pdf - 148KB]

This hearing discusses findings based on a report entitled "Countering the Changing Threat of International Terrorism." Questions include: should U.S. intelligence agencies recruit unsavory people to gather information on terrorists in order to thwart their attacks; should information currently collected on foreign students in the U.S. be consolidated into a national data bank; should the U.S. revise guidelines for monitoring Americans under statutes like the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; should the U.S. empower DoD to lead response efforts to extraordinary terrorist incidents, like a biological weapons attack, in the U.S.; and should we include allies like Greece on a list of nations seen as not fully cooperating with the counterterrorism efforts. Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Jon Kyl and Dianne Feinstein, Paul L. Bremer, III, Alexander Philon, and a letter from Juliette Kayyem.

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