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HIST 361 Violence, War & Militarism in Modern Africa: U.S. Congress/Congressional Support Agencies

Provides access to diplomatic, military, and political information on this topic from governmental and non-governmental sources.

U.S. Congress/Congressional Support Agencies

The U.S. Congress produces voluminous information on U.S. military policy toward Africa.  Congressional committees are responsible for approving new legislation, revising existing legislation, conducting oversight of government agency program performance, and funding U.S. Government agency programs.  Examples of relevant resources from Congress and congressional support agencies include:

House Armed Services Committee HSSE DOC Y 4.AR 5/2A:
(Reps. Jim Banks (R-IN) is a  member of this committee.)

Here for historic hearings by this committee. Declassified Benghazi briefing transcripts released by this committtee on Jan. 13, 2014. Summary report issued February 10, 2014.

House Foreign Affairs Committee HSSE DOC Y 4.F 76/1 and HSSE DOC Y 4.IN 8/16 (See their Africa subcommittee)

Here for historic hearings by this committee.

House Intelligence Committee Benghazi Report (Nov. 2014)

House Select Committee on Benghazi (2014)(Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) is a member of this committee)

Senate Armed Services Committee HSSE DOC Y 4.AR 5/3

HERE for historic hearings by this committee.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee  HSSE DOC Y 4.F 76/2  Senator Todd Young (R-IN) is a member of this committee.   (See their Africa subcommittee)

HERE for historic hearings by this committee.

Senate Intelligence Committee Jan. 15, 2014 report on Benghazi attack.

Congressional Research Service Reports-Courtesy:  University of North Texas Library and Library of Congress (2018-present)

Libya:  Conflict Disrupts U.S.-Backed Transition Plan (June 26, 2019 CRS report)

Various U.S. Govt. documents on September 11, 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack including the State Dept. Accountability Review Board report and those compiled by House Republicans


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