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  • 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

  • Chairman Mike Rogers Statement on President Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech at West Point
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Mike Rogers Statement on President Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech at West Point “I am pleased to see the President engage the American people on national security policy in a substantive way. “I appreciate the President’s intentions, but the United States of America must act boldly as we confront a dangerous world. And we must not only speak as if we are an exceptional nation – we must act like it. America has a unique place in the world as the global leader and stabilizing force. A coh... Read more

  • Statement from Susan Phalen, Spokesperson, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2014 | Preview rr

    Statement from Susan Phalen, Spokesperson, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence “After a career spent encouraging and supporting a robust counterterrorism policy, Chairman Rogers cannot legitimately be accused of being soft on terrorism or extremism. The purpose of Chairman Rogers’ speech Friday is to lay out a comprehensive strategy to defeat radical Islamic terrorism, whether emanating from Pakistan, the Gaza strip, Egypt, Syria, Nigeria or anywhere else in the world. Chairman Rog... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on the Announced Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on the Announced Afghanistan Withdrawal It is appropriate that the President decided to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year. That being said, I question whether the policy reflected by these numbers and timelines truly confronts the threat we face. Even now, an al Qaeda safe haven is emerging in northeastern Afghanistan; and I question whether the enemy will take further advantage of the announced timeline to renew its efforts to launch new operation... Read more