Defense Department Daily Briefing

Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters on President Obama’s announcement that he would send additional American troops to Iraq to… read more

Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters on President Obama’s announcement that he would send additional American troops to Iraq to reinforce security at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad as the country continued to experience increasing violence. President Obama had previously ruled out sending combat troops back into Iraq, but said the additional troops would be equipped for combat. Other topics included the announcement by Japan to change its post-World War II security policy to one of "collective self-defense. close

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

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Defense Department Daily Briefing

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Program ID:
320256-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 1, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 2, 2014

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  • Jul 01, 2014 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Jul 01, 2014 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 2014 | 4:15pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 02, 2014 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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