Defense Department Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook briefed reporters and took their questions on a range of Defense Department issues including Defense Secretary… read more

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook briefed reporters and took their questions on a range of Defense Department issues including Defense Secretary Carter’s “Force of the Future” initiatives, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) being considered in the Senate, the ongoing fight against ISIL* in Iraq, Syria and Libya, and the ongoing assessment of the U.S. role in military operations in Afghanistan.

*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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Program ID:
410889-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 09, 2016 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN.org

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