Defense Secretary Mattis Comments to Press

Secretary James Mattis spoke with reporters during his first trip to the Middle East since being confirmed as defense secretary. He talked about… read more

Secretary James Mattis spoke with reporters during his first trip to the Middle East since being confirmed as defense secretary. He talked about his meeting with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, and ongoing efforts to combat ISIS* and the Taliban. He also answered questions on troop morale and the president’s recent comments about the media.

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

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Program ID:
424283-2
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2017 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2017 | 10:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 2017 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2017 | 10:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1