Secretary Panetta on Defense Priorities

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talked about U.S. defense priorities. He said that America’s fight against al-Qaeda was taking… read more

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talked about U.S. defense priorities. He said that America’s fight against al-Qaeda was taking a new direction and moving beyond declared combat zones and so requiring more U.S. partnering with foreign special operations forces. Topics included Libya, Syria, and Afghanistan. Secretary Panetta also discussed defense priorities and the impact of the “fiscal cliff” budget cuts to the Defense Department scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. He also said that he had ordered a review of Pentagon ethics training. close

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Secretary Panetta on Defense Priorities

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Program ID:
309546-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2012

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  • Nov 21, 2012 | 12:39am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 6:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 5:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2012 | 9:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Nov 25, 2012 | 9:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2012 | 2:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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