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National History Center Holds Congressional Briefing on the Ukraine Crisis

Established by the AHA in 2002, the National History Center brings historians into conversation with policy makers to stress the importance of historical context in understanding current affairs. The NHC’s Congressional Briefings program invites leading historians to Capitol Hill to discuss the events that have influenced the evolution of current policies and alternatives.

January 27, 2015

Overseeing Intelligence: Historians Brief Congress on Its Past Relationship with the Intelligence Community

With Washington currently abuzz about the revelations regarding electronic surveillance by the NSA, the conflict between the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the CIA over a forthcoming report on ”enhanced interrogation,” and various other controversies, what better time to consider how Congress has sought to oversee the intelligence community in the past?