Congressman Joe Wilson Introduces the Mitigating Attacks on Diplomats Act

Jun 28, 2018
Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson Introduces the Mitigating Attacks on Diplomats Act

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 6262, the Mitigating Attacks on Diplomats Act, which requires a report on the efforts and options to mitigate the acoustic attacks on Foreign Service officers and their families.

“We must take a comprehensive approach to identify methods that protect against and counter acoustic attacks and similar non-traditional assaults against our Foreign Service officers, their families, and our embassy structures. I am grateful that the State Department has taken the acoustic attacks in Cuba and China seriously."

You can find the text of H.R. 6262 here.

Earlier this month, Congressman Joe Wilson sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting additional information regarding the strange and unexplained symptoms suffered by U.S. diplomats working in China and Cuba. You can find that letter here