H.Res.429 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Western Hemisphere should be included in the Administration's 2012 National Strategy for Counterterrorism's "Area of Focus", with specific attention on the counterterrorism threat to the homeland emanating from Iran's growing presence and activity in the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Introduced 10/11/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.|
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Summary: H.Res.429 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/11/2011)
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that there exists significant cause for concern and further investigation of counterterrorism threats from Iran's growing influence in the Western Hemisphere.
Urges the the Administration to: (1) include the Western Hemisphere in the Administration's 2012 National Strategy for Counterterrorism's "Area of Focus" with specific attention to Iran's presence and activities in the Western Hemisphere; (2) utilize an existing counterterrorism task force to be led by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to examine such presence and activities, including within the United States; and (3) provide Congress with a comprehensive counterterrorism and counter-radicalization strategy to defend U.S. geostrategic interests and defeat Iranian interests in the Western Hemisphere.