Middle East Policy and Combating ISIS

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified on combating ISIS* and U.S. strategy in… read more

Middle East Policy and Combating ISIS Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified on combating ISIS* and U.S. strategy in the Middle East. Secretary Carter told the committee that efforts to train Iraqi forces to fight ISIS had been slowed by a lack of recruits, with only 7,000 of the 24,000 expected by Fall 2015 having been trained thus far.

Committee Chair Mack Thornberry (R-TX) spoke briefly with reporters at the end of the hearing.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Program ID:
326584-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 17, 2015 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
Jun 23, 2015 | 5:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 17, 2015 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 17, 2015 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jun 17, 2015 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 17, 2015 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 18, 2015 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jun 18, 2015 | 1:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2015 | 10:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2015 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2015 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 21, 2015 | 10:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 23, 2015 | 5:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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