Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq… read more

Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the future U.S. military role in Iraq. In his testimony he pledged to earnestly consult with military leaders and Congress, characterized civil strife in Iraq as part of a “regional conflagration,” and said the he did not believe that U.S. forces were currently winning the war in Iraq. He also testified about efforts to combat international terrorism and the global nature of the threat to national security. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

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Program ID:
195525-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 5, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 9, 2006

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  • Dec 05, 2006 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 2006 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 05, 2006 | 2:21pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 05, 2006 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2006 | 2:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 09, 2006 | 2:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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