Combating Terrorism

Richard Clarke, former head of counterterrorism at the National Security Council, talked about steps to combat terrorism beyond the war in… read more

Richard Clarke, former head of counterterrorism at the National Security Council, talked about steps to combat terrorism beyond the war in Iraq. He focused on the need for an eventual military withdrawal from Iraq and the Persian Gulf to effectively combat international terrorism, confronting the threats posed by Islamic fundamentalist movements, political and diplomatic tools to shape stability in various regions, and implementing domestic programs to protect the U.S. infrastructure. He also talked about his opposition to current calls for an escalation of U.S. military capability in Iraq to secure the country and answered questions from the audience. close

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Combating Terrorism

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Program ID:
196087-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 10, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2007

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  • Jan 10, 2007 | 12:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 2007 | 7:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2007 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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