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    Book Discussion on Kill Chain

    Andrew Cockburn talked about his book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, about the rise of drones and the evolution of their use by the military. He also discussed what…

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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    Authors Robert Timberg, Robert Tecklenburg, and D.S. Lliteras participated in a panel discussion on the Vietnam War. Robert Timberg is the author of Blue-Eyed Boy: A Memoir. Robert…

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    Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Authorization Request

    Commanders of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command, and special operations forces testified on their proposed fiscal year 2016 spending for their respective units. They also…

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    Secretary Ashton Carter on Defense Budget and National Security

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter delivered remarks on national security challenges and the need for Congress to pass the fiscal year 2016 defense budget. Secretary Carter also discussed…

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    Representative Loretta Sanchez on National Security Issues

    Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), a member of the Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, talked about national security issues. Topics included defense spending,…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Charges

    James Carafano talked about the previous-day U.S. Army announcement that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been charged with desertion. Sergeant Bergdahl left his Army post in Afghanistan in…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the previous-day announcement by the U.S. military that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been charged with desertion. Sergeant Bergdahl left his…

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    Airport Pre-Check Program

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Pre-Check program, which allows expedited screening at airports for pre-approved passengers. Topics…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Charges

    Colonel Daniel King announced that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been charged with desertion. Sergeant Bergdahl left his Army post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was subsequently held captive…

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    State of Customs and Border Protection

    Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the mission of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Topics included modernization efforts, protecting the global supply chain, facilitating…

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    Global Threats to U.S. Security

    U.S. Strategic Commander Admiral Cecil Haney briefed reporters and answered their questions on a variety of military topics. He talked about the influence of 21st century deterrence…

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    National Security Priorities

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence committees, said that defense should be the first priority, criticizing the current regime in Iran and the…

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    Defense Department Acquisition Reform

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about his plan to reform the Defense Department acquisition process. Topics included budgetary challenges, acquisition…

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    History of Fort Benning

    Frank Hanner talked about Fort Benning, located in Columbus, Georgia, and the role the military base has played since the early part of the 20th century. Mr. Hanner also explained…

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    Life and Career of Colonel Richard Hallock

    Dan Crosswell talked about the life and career of Colonel Richard R. Hallock. Mr. Crosswell said that Colonel Hallock played an integral role in transitioning the U.S. Army from…

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    Book Discussion on Beetle

    Dan Crosswell talked about his book, Beetle: The Life of General Walter Bedell Smith, about the life and career of General Walter Beddell Smith. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Top commanders from the four military branches testified about their program requests in the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Department of Defense. Each witness warned of the…

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    CIA Director John Brennan Remarks on Intelligence and National Security

    John Brennan talked about CIA strategy to strengthen intelligence gathering capabilities and international security. He highlighted major threats to U.S. national security, focusing…

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    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Cybersecurity

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter delivered remarks to members of the U.S. Cyber Command workforce. He thanked them for their service and talked about assimilating what he called a…

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    U.S. Southern Command Briefing with General John Kelly

    General John Kelly briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of defense issues, including stemming the flow of illegal narcotics, Guantanamo prison conditions, and combating…

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