Secretary Gates Remarks to American Legion Convention

Defense Secretary Robert Gates addressed the American Legion National Convention. He spoke about the the withdrawal of U.S. combat… read more

Defense Secretary Robert Gates addressed the American Legion National Convention. He spoke about the the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq. In his remarks he warned against “premature victory parades or self-congratulations,” saying that al-Qaida in Iraq was beaten but not gone from the country. He also talked about the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.  close

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Secretary Gates Remarks to American Legion Convention

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Program ID:
295262-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2010

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  • Aug 31, 2010 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 2010 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 05, 2010 | 11:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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