Administration officials will appear before the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees next week to make their case to about their strategy to fight Sunni militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Secretary of Defense Chuck HagelCharles (Chuck) Timothy HagelSwalwell says he will convene a bipartisan 'blended cabinet' if elected president Overnight Energy: John Kerry hits Trump over climate change at hearing | Defends Ocasio-Cortez from GOP attacks | Dems grill EPA chief over auto emissions rollback plan For planet and country: National security's climate moment MORE will testify before the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday, while Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryRubio asks Barr to investigate Kerry over Iran meetings Harris demands Barr clarify if Trump has asked him to investigate anyone Kerry fires back after Trump accuses him of violating the Logan Act: 'He's wrong' MORE will appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee the same day.


Also Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. Officials from the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development are slated to testify.

The House Foreign Affairs Committee will have another high-profile hearing on Wednesday when it hears from Kent Brantly, an American doctor who survived the Ebola virus, as well as officials from the National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration, about the threat of Ebola.

On Wednesday, the House Rules Committee will hear from members about proposed changes for the House's standing rules for the 114th Congress. The House must approve its standing rules at the start of each Congress.

Below is a detailed list of hearings next week:

House Armed Services Committee
Sept. 18, "The Administration’s Strategy for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)"
11:15 a.m., 2118 Rayburn

Sept. 19, "Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services"
8 a.m., 2212 Rayburn

House Foreign Affairs Committee
Sept. 17, "Global Efforts to Fight Ebola"
10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn

Sept. 18, "The ISIS Threat: Weighing the Obama Administration’s Response"
11:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn

Sept. 18, "Unaccompanied Alien Children: Pressing the Administration for a Strategy"
3 p.m., 2200 Rayburn

Sept. 19, "Islamist Foreign Fighters Returning Home and the Threat to Europe"
10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn

House Homeland Security Committee
Sept. 17, "Worldwide Threats to the Homeland"
10 a.m., 311 Cannon

Sept. 18, "Safeguarding Privacy and Civil Liberties While Keeping Our Skies Safe"
2 p.m., 311 Cannon

House Judiciary Committee
Sept. 18, "Oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration"
11 a.m., 2141 Rayburn

House Oversight Committee
Sept. 18, "Examining ObamaCare's Failures in Security, Accountability and Transparency"
11 a.m., 2154 Rayburn

House Rules Committee
"Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Changes for the 114th Congress"
11 a.m., H-313 Capitol

House Veterans Affairs Committee
Sept. 18, "Scheduling Manipulation and Veteran Deaths in Phoenix: Examination of the OIG’s Final Report"
9:30 a.m., 334 Cannon