Central Command and Special Operations Budget

Military leaders testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as about conflict between government and… read more

Military leaders testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as about conflict between government and anti-government forces in Libya. They said any effort to impose a no-fly zone over Libya would require bombing raids on that country’s air defenses. 

General James Mattis said Iran remained the greatest long-term threat in the Middle East. He also strongly endorsed continued U.S. support for the Egyptian Military. Admiral Eric Olson said U.S. Special Forces were in higher demand than ever, but the force was “strong, but showing signs of wear.” close

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

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Program ID:
298261-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2011

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  • Mar 01, 2011 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2011 | 1:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2011 | 8:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2011 | 10:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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