Defense Department Briefing

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey spoke to reporters on the situation in Iraq. Secretary… read more

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey spoke to reporters on the situation in Iraq. Secretary Hagel said the mission was twofold, one to protect the U.S. Embassy and personnel, the other to assess the situation and provide help to Iraqi leaders. Both stressed that U.S. troops would not be engaging in combat and that the problem in Iraq could not be solved by an exclusively military solution but by the Iraqi government becoming more inclusive of Sunni people. close

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

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News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 3, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2014

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  • Jul 03, 2014 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 03, 2014 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jul 03, 2014 | 6:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2014 | 9:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2014 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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