Challenges Posed by Russia to U.S. National Security Interests: Hearing Before the Committee on National Security, U.S. House of Representatives
Witness testimony and prepared statements presented in the June 1996 hearing before the Committee on National Security, House of Representatives, examine post-Soviet Russia and its implications for U.S. national security. Principal witnesses include Clifford G. Gaddy, The Brookings Institute and author; Richard Pipes, former Assistant to President Reagan for National Security Affairs and Director of Russian Policy at the National Security Council and professor of history at Harvard Univ.; and Ambassador James R. Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence.
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Page 17 - Mr. Chairman, Members of the Committee, it is an honor to be asked to testify before you today on the topic of ballistic missile defense. Let me begin by addressing the subject of the threat.
Page 4 - ... the performance of his own business in the area of expense — IBM fully qualifies in that area, because those clubs were there long before they ever did any Government business in that area, and they would continue to operate them, I might add. Mr. HARDY. Thank you very much, gentlemen. I believe we have a bill on the floor in a few minutes so we will adjourn at this time and reconvene in this room at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. (Whereupon, at 3 :55 pm, the subcommittee adjourned, to reconvene...
Page 46 - ... REYES. Have you read the report from the Commission on the 21st Century, "Defense of the Homeland"? It is a bipartisan commission that — . Mr. WONG. I have not read it completely. I do know of that report, sir. Mr. REYES. Are you familiar in that commission report, they come to the conclusion that it is not a matter of if there is going to be a terroristic act committed against the United States, but when. Do you concur with that observation or with that conclusion? Mr. WONG. I personally would...