Federal Deficit and National Security

The Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion examining the impact of the deficit reduction deal on American national security and… read more

The Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion examining the impact of the deficit reduction deal on American national security and foreign policy. They said tax reform that increases revenue and entitlement reform were essential to the successfulness of the newly-formed joint super committee. The bipartisan, 12-member board was charged with cutting the budget deficit by about $1.5 trillion by the next Thanksgiving. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Alice M. Rivlin Director Brookings Institution->Economic Studies Program
  • Peter W. Singer Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->21st Century Defense Initiative
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Federal Deficit and National Security

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Program ID:
301021-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2011

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  • Aug 12, 2011 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2011 | 5:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2011 | 10:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2011 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2011 | 1:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2011 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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