Former Defense Secretary Panetta on Threats from Russia

Leon Panetta, defense secretary during the Obama administration, testified at a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and… read more

Leon Panetta, defense secretary during the Obama administration, testified at a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and Environment hearing on managing threats from Russia. Topics addressed included the importance of NATO; Russia’s use of cyber- and dis-information as a form of "hybrid warfare"; President Vladimir Putin’s desire to make Russia a dominant, global power; and the recent reports that Russia has offered the Taliban bounties for killing American soldiers in Afghanistan. Mr. Panetta said that the U.S. is experiencing a new chapter of the Cold War, and that through clear-eyed, strong and resolute leadership, the U.S. must sure Russia is aware of the consequences for actions against the U.S. and its allies. close

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Former Defense Secretary Panetta on Threats from Russia

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Program ID:
473759-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2020 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jul 20, 2020 | 10:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 13, 2020 | 4:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2020 | 10:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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