Ashton B. Carter

Ashton B. Carter

Ashton Baldwin Carter is an American politician, physicist and former Harvard University professor of Science and International Affairs who served as the 25th United States Secretary of Defense from February 2015 to January 2017. He was nominated by President Barack Obama in December 2014 and confirmed in February 2015 by the Senate to replace Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. Wikipedia*

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Ashton B. Carter has 122 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 House Committee as a National Security Adviser for the Department of Defense. The year with the most videos was 2015 with 45 videos. Most appearances with Joseph F. Dunford Jr. (9), Martin E. Dempsey (8), Barack Obama (7). Most common tags: Department of Defense, Military, Terrorism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2006 - Present Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard University Videos: 2 c. January 1, 1997 - Present Professor, Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government, Harvard University Videos: 9


Secretary, Department of Defense February 17, 2015 - January 20, 2017 Videos: 81 Deputy Secretary, Department of Defense October 5, 2011 - December 3, 2013 Videos: 13 Undersecretary, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Department of Defense April 27, 2009 - October 5, 2011 Videos: 13 Assistant Secretary, Global Strategic Affairs, Department of Defense June 30, 1993 - September 14, 1996 Videos: 2 National Security Adviser, Department of Defense c. September 21, 1993 - c. March 11, 1994 Videos: 2 Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University c. December 13, 1991 - c. September 21, 1993 Videos: 0

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