Defense Spending

Ashton Carter begins his remarks with comments about the importance of national security and defense priorities in Afghanistan. He… read more

Ashton Carter begins his remarks with comments about the importance of national security and defense priorities in Afghanistan. He then focused on the defense department budget and its newly launched defense efficiency initiative. The initiative included such steps as canceling unnecessary programs, improving affordability, cost control and encouraging better competition. He responded to questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Ashton B. Carter Undersecretary Department of Defense->Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
  • Nathaniel Fick Chief Executive Officer Center for a New American Security

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Defense Spending

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298131-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2011

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  • Feb 23, 2011 | 10:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2011 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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