Defense Department Operations in Africa

Deputy Assistant Secretary Amanda Dory and AFRICOM Commander David Rodriguez briefed reporters on U.S. strategy and operations in Africa… read more

Deputy Assistant Secretary Amanda Dory and AFRICOM Commander David Rodriguez briefed reporters on U.S. strategy and operations in Africa including challenges, population growth, and crime and violence in some parts of the region. General Rodriguez talked about the U.S. efforts to train troops and to provide support and peacekeeping for the Libyan government and in Central African Republic. He also answered questions on U.S. support to Mali, the influence of extremist groups, and cooperation with European partners. close

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

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  • Amanda J. Dory Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of Defense->African Affairs
  • Robert A. Firman Spokesperson Department of Defense->Press Operations
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Defense Department Operations in Africa

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Program ID:
318745-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2014

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  • Apr 08, 2014 | 1:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 08, 2014 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2014 | 6:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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