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  • House Intelligence Committee to Examine Threats Posed by ISIL, al Qaeda, and Other Islamic Extremists
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2014 | Preview rr

    House Intelligence Committee to Examine Threats Posed by ISIL, al Qaeda, and Other Islamic Extremists HPSCI Holds Open Hearing Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Ranking Minority Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today announced the House Intelligence Committee will hold a open hearing to publicly examine the threats posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al Qaeda (AQ), and other Islamic extremists. The open hearing will be held at 8:00 am on Thursday, September 18, 2014, i... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Rogers on President Obama’s Address to the Nation on ISIL
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2014 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Rogers on President Obama’s Address to the Nation on ISIL “The President is to be commended for his decision to take action against ISIL targets, wherever they are, including Syria. “Much of ISIL’s leadership, command and control, and safe haven are inside Syria. As many of us have stated for months, ISIL cannot be defeated without taking action in both Iraq and Syria. “Of course, a Commander in Chief’s decision to take military action is among the most difficult. This thr... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Announces Bipartisan Report To Improve the Purchase Process of Intelligence Satellites
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2014 | Preview rr

    House Intelligence Committee Announces Bipartisan Report To Improve the Purchase Process of Intelligence Satellites House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger announced the Committee’s adoption of a bipartisan report on the U.S. government’s purchase of intelligence satellites. The report, entitled “Performance Audit of Intelligence Major Systems Acquisition,” is the product of a one and a half year bipartisan effort by H... Read more

  • HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers Statement on Evacuation of U.S. Diplomats from Libya
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2014 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers Statement on Evacuation of U.S. Diplomats from Libya “I am pleased our diplomats are safe. This deteriorating security posture is the same scenario playing out across Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Eurasia. This is what happens when the United States is not engaged and lacks a clear foreign policy that includes strong U.S. leadership.” -30- **For regular updates, “Like” the HPSCI Facebook page, follow @HouseIntelComm on Twitter or go to the HPSCI Website. To un... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Praise Senate Intelligence Committee Markup of Cyber Information Sharing Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Praise Senate Intelligence Committee Markup of Cyber Information Sharing Bill Joint Statement by HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger “We applaud the Senate Intelligence Committee’s passage of their cybersecurity bill. We urge the full Senate to move quickly to pass this important legislation. This bill, like the House version, allows American companies to better protect their networks from the daily onslaught of d... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Applaud House Passage of FY14 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Applaud House Passage of FY14 Intelligence Authorization Bill The FY14 Intelligence Authorization bill, S. 1681, passed the House of Representatives today by voice vote. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger praised the bill’s passage and the solid bipartisan effort. Through extensive bipartisan collaboration, the House Intelligence Committee produced a Fiscal Year 2014 bill that authorizes f... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on Capture of Benghazi Terrorist Ahmed Abu Khattalah
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on Capture of Benghazi Terrorist Ahmed Abu Khattalah House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers today made the following statement following the capture of Ahmed Abu Khattalah by U.S. forces in Benghazi, Libya. Khattalah is one of dozens of terrorists who facilitated the attacks on the U.S. facilities in Benghazi in 2012. HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers “The capture of Ahmed Abu Khattalah by U.S. forces, after 644 days of brazenly roaming freely, enjoying cold drinks... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Continues Summer Speaking Series with Speech on the Terrorist Ecosystem
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Continues Summer Speaking Series with Speech on the Terrorist Ecosystem Today, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Chairman Mike Rogers gave the next in his summer speaking series addressing current and future threats facing the United States and the policies needed to confront those threats. Speaking at the National Defense University at a conference entitled “Al Qaeda: Environments Driving the Terrorism Landscape”, Chairman Rogers said what is required to ... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on the Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and the Taliban Five
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on the Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and the Taliban Five Chairman Mike Rogers today released the following statement on the prison swap that resulted in the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. “I am pleased that Sergeant Bergdahl is free and will be returning to his family in the United States. I am extremely troubled however that the United States negotiated with terrorists and agreed to swap five senior Taliban leaders who are responsible for the deaths of many Americans... Read more

  • Chairman Mike Rogers Floor Statement on the Intelligence Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 30, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Mike Rogers Floor Statement on the Intelligence Authorization Act House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers today delivered the following statement on the Floor of the House of Representatives as the House considered the Intelligence Authorization Act, H.R. 4681, for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015. Chairman Mike Rogers Floor Statement “Mr. Chairman, the intelligence authorization act is the annual blueprint for the work of the intelligence community and America’s military intellige... Read more