U.S. Central Command Nomination Hearing

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing to consider the nomination of Admiral William J. Fallon, USN, for reappointment to the… read more

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing to consider the nomination of Admiral William J. Fallon, USN, for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be commander of the U.S. Central Command. In his testimony he provided his assessment of the security situation in Iraq, talked about the president’s plan to send an additional 21,500 troops to improve security in Iraq, and said that previous strategies in the region had failed to meet U.S. goals. He also talked about possible Iranian involvement in Iraq, regional security threats posed by terrorist organizations, and operations in Afghanistan. close

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

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U.S. Central Command Nomination Hearing

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Program ID:
196462-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 31, 2007
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2007

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  • Jan 31, 2007 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 31, 2007 | 8:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2007 | 4:40pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 05, 2007 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
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