Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election

Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national… read more

Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national security. Among the topics they addressed were approaches to economic and fiscal challenges, as well as the tax increases and defense cuts scheduled for automatic implementation and sequestration in January 2013. Marvin Kalb noted that economists have said that if sequestration moved through, it would bring about a second recession. They responded to questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Harrison, Todd Fellow Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments->Defense Budget Studies
  • Kalb, Marvin Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • O'Hanlon, Michael E. Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • Singer, Peter W. Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->21st Century Defense Initiative
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Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election

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Program ID:
308068-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2012

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 10, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2012 | 10:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 11, 2012 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 11, 2012 | 7:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 6:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 17, 2012 | 9:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2012 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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