President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review

President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st… read more

President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. close

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Program ID:
303518-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 5, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 6, 2012

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  • Jan 05, 2012 | 10:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2012 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2012 | 11:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2012 | 5:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2012 | 8:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2012 | 12:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2012 | 3:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
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