Middle East Security Challenges General James Mattis, former commander of U.S. Central Command, spoke about security and military challenges in the Middle East. In his… read more

Middle East Security Challenges General James Mattis, former commander of U.S. Central Command, spoke about security and military challenges in the Middle East. In his remarks he said Iran is the most enduring threat to stability and peace in the Middle East. He identified five potential military threats from Iran, and said the regime has increased its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. He said the situation in Syria must be resolved with a political solution and backed up with military support. Following his remarks, General Mattis took questions from the audience. close

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  • Jon B. Alterman Senior Vice President and Director Center for Strategic and International Studies->Middle East Program
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Middle East Security Challenges

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Program ID:
408571-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 2016 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2016 | 12:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 22, 2016 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2016 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2016 | 3:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2016 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 2016 | 12:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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