Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election

Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national security. Among… read more

Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national security. Among the topics they addressed were approaches to economic and fiscal challenges, as well as the tax increases and defense cuts scheduled for automatic implementation and sequestration in January 2013. Marvin Kalb noted that economists have said that if sequestration moved through, it would bring about a second recession. They responded to questions from the audience. close

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  • Todd Harrison Fellow Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments->Defense Budget Studies
  • Marvin Kalb Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • Michael E. O'Hanlon Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • Peter W. Singer Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->21st Century Defense Initiative
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Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election

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Program ID:
308068-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2012 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2012 | 10:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 11, 2012 | 7:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 6:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 17, 2012 | 9:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2012 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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