Defense Department Briefing

On his final day on the job, Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke ahead of the regular briefing at the Pentagon to give details of overnight… read more

On his final day on the job, Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke ahead of the regular briefing at the Pentagon to give details of overnight events including a U.S. airstrike in Libya targeting ISIL.* Following his remarks, he said goodbye to the press and in his final briefing Press Secretary Peter Cook answered additional questions about the airstrike, North Korea, and the Trump transition.

Secretary Carter talked with the press at the start of the briefing while waiting for the microphones to be fixed.

*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:
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Category:
News Conference
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News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2017 | 10:53am EST | C-SPAN.org

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