Military Nominations

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nominations of General Lloyd Austin to be commander of United States Central… read more

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nominations of General Lloyd Austin to be commander of United States Central Command, which is responsible for operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan, and General David Rodriguez to be commander of United States Africa Command. 

The witnesses were questioned about their experiences. General Austin, former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, said that he finds recent developments in that country “very troubling.” . He also expressed support for maintaining a large Afghan security force and warned about potential consequences of budget cuts. Among other issues, General Rodriguez commented on weapons proliferation out of Libya. close

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

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Program ID:
310993-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 14, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2013

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  • Feb 14, 2013 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 14, 2013 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2013 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 15, 2013 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2013 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 15, 2013 | 12:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 12:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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