Hostages Killed in Counterterrorism Operations

President Obama delivered a statement on the inadvertent killing of two hostages held by al-Qaida, American Warren Weinstein and Italian… read more

President Obama delivered a statement on the inadvertent killing of two hostages held by al-Qaida, American Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porto. He expressed his condolences and regret to their families and said he takes full responsibility for what happened in the January 2015 counterterrorism operation. He also defended the legality of the drone strike and said there was no information suggesting hostages were at the location. close

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Hostages Killed in Counterterrorism Operations

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Program ID:
325545-4
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2015 | 10:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 24, 2015 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 23, 2015 | 10:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2015 | 10:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2015 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 23, 2015 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 23, 2015 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 2015 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2015 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 24, 2015 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2015 | 4:20am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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