Defense Department Briefing

Secretary Panetta and General Dempsey made spoke to reporters and answered questions. Topics included operations in Afghanistan,Syria,… read more

Secretary Panetta and General Dempsey made spoke to reporters and answered questions. Topics included operations in Afghanistan,Syria, and Egypt’s new defense minister. Secretary Panetta called the acceleration of attacks in Afghanistan “insider attacks” and said the U.S. plans to add more counter intelligence to U.S. military personnel in the region. He rejected the notion that Taliban is behind the increased level of incidents in the region saying “there’s no evidence.” close

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Defense Department Briefing

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Program ID:
307581-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2012

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  • Aug 14, 2012 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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