Hearing: Domestic Violent Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans

Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (10:00 AM)

Meeting was rescheduled to the time and date listed above.
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Washington, D.C.
This meeting is fully remote. Member participation will be through the Zoom virtual platform.

Witnesses

Panel one

Lieutenant Colonel Joe Plenzler (Ret.)
Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Mr. Jeremy Butler
Chief Executive Officer, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Dr. Seth Jones
Senior Vice President and Director of the Transnational Threats Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss
Director of the Polarization and Extremism Research & Innovation Lab, American Unviersity

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:45 AM

Panel two

Dr. Sam Jackson
Assistant Professor, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity, State University of New York at Albany

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Dr. Amy Cooter
Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Vanderbilt University

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 05:04 PM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Mr. Oren Segal
Vice President of the Center on Extremism, The Anti-Defamation League

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Dr. Heidi Beirich
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Global Project Against Hate and Extremism

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM
  • Bio [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:32 AM

Support Documents

  • Statement for the Record, Southern Poverty Law Center [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:45 AM Updated 10/12/2021 at 10:45 AM
  • Statement for the Record, 100 Days in Appalachia [PDF] Added 10/11/2021 at 10:45 AM
  • Hearing Notice [PDF] Added 10/14/2021 at 09:36 AM

Hearing Record

  • Witness List [PDF] Added 10/14/2021 at 09:36 AM

First Published: July 20, 2021 at 05:32 PM
Last Updated: October 14, 2021 at 09:36 AM