Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about issues including the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and whether the… read more

House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about issues including the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and whether the U.S. military was being weakened by budget cuts. Other topics included challenges in combating ISIL*, U.S. strike against ISIL in Libya, and China’s actions in the South China Sea. After the interview the reporters in the studio discussed his responses with the host.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

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Program ID:
404940-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2016 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2016 | 6:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 2016 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Feb 21, 2016 | 11:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2016 | 6:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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