On July 15, Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick testified for the House Committee on Homeland Security. In the testimony, titled “Securing the homeland: reforming DHS to meet today’s threats,” Warrick discusses the missions of the Department of Homeland Security, the challenges it faces, and his endorsement of HR-4357, the DHS Reform Act of 2021.
I … urge the members of this committee to continue your efforts to make the Department more effective in protecting the American people from non-military threats.
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