Defense Department Strategic and Fiscal Challenges
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talked about the impact on the military of prior fiscal year budget reductions and current year sequestration… read more
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talked about the impact on the military of prior fiscal year budget reductions and current year sequestration cuts. He also detailed the ongoing Strategic Choices and Management Review to decrease spending and programs, and outlined his vision of the global role of the U.S. military. Topics during the audience question portion included North Korea’s nuclear threat and Defense Department employee furloughs.
This was Secretary Hagel’s first major speech since being confirmed as secretary of defense. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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