In both AFRICOM and CENTCOM, we have made progress in combatting terrorists, but they are not completely gone.
Adding to the problem, many groups have spread out, making them more difficult to locate.
General Townsend, as we discussed last week, maintaining pressure on these terrorist networks, remains vitally important.
But spending in AFRICOM comprises only 0.3% of our defense budget.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered the following opening statement at a committee hearing on “National Security Challenges and U.S. Military Activity in Europe.”
Remarks as prepared for delivery:
European Command and our NATO allies are facing an increasingly belligerent Russia and growing Chinese influence operations.
Russia continues to modernize, investing in hypersonics, strategic capabilities, and information warfare.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), ranking member of House Armed Services Committee, and U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today after President Joe Biden announced the United States would withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021:
The Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems has jurisdiction over Department of Defense policy related to the acquisition of computer software, the electromagnetic spectrum, and electromagnetic warfare; and Department of Defense policy and programs and accounts related to artificial intelligence, cyber security, cyber operations, cyber forces, information technol
The Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations has jurisdiction over Department of Defense policy and programs and accounts related to military intelligence, national intelligence, countering weapons of mass destruction, counter-proliferation, counter-terrorism, other sensitive military operations, and special operations forces.