Global Improvised Explosive Device Threat

Lieutenant General Michael Barbero talked about combating the enduring global threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). He provided an… read more

Lieutenant General Michael Barbero talked about combating the enduring global threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). He provided an overview of the Defense Department’s Joint IED Defeat Organization, its mission, and especially the challenge of combating IED threats in Afghanistan, where he said IEDs are the weapon of choice. Other topics included the U.S. partnership with Pakistan on combating IEDs, working with the fertilizer and defense industry, and combating sea and air-based IEDs. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Barbero, Michael D. Director Department of Defense->Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization
  • Nawaz, Shuja Director Atlantic Council of the U.S.->South Asia Center

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Global Improvised Explosive Device Threat

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Program ID:
308873-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2012

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  • Oct 17, 2012 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Oct 18, 2012 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Oct 20, 2012 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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