U.S. Military Operations in Libya

Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen spoke about the scope and extent of U.S.… read more

Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen spoke about the scope and extent of U.S. involvement in military action against the forces of Moammar Qadhafi in Libya. Secretary Gates in his testimony stated that the U.S. would put “no boots on the ground” in Libya. Other topics included the War Powers Act, the arming of rebels, costs to the conflict, and Obama administration consultations with Congress ahead of the mission. close

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U.S. Military Operations in Libya

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298771-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Libya
First Aired:
Mar 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 3, 2011

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  • Mar 31, 2011 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2011 | 10:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2011 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 03, 2011 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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