Serial No. 115-87: U.S. Department of State Counterterrorism Bureau: The FY 2018 Budget, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, September 7, 2017 [open pdf - 926KB]
This is the September 7, 2017 hearing on "U.S. Department of State Counterterrorism Bureau: the FY 2018 Budget" held before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. From the opening statement of William R. Keating: "Terrorist attacks, we have witnessed, take innocent lives and wreak havoc in communities not just domestically but around the world. And they underscore how critical the issue is for promoting greater security for us here at home and for our families around the world because of these great and challenging threats. [...] We cannot shut down terrorist financing networks, support new democratic governments, stimulate investment and economic growth, track foreign fighters, and train law enforcement and counterterrorism units on securing our communities by ourselves. Yet these and so many other steps are necessary and if we want to live in a world we do not have to wake up daily to new developments in the fight against terror, we will have to address these issues. And our diplomats, Foreign Service officers, and countless individuals serving their country at the State Department make our partnerships and cooperation with other countries possible. State Department funding provides the relief, training, and investment that is critical for generating the stability and security needed for eradicating the threat of terrorism." Statements, Letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Nathan Alexander Sales.
Serial No. 115-87
U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/