Senate Hearing on Military Operations in Africa and the Middle East

The commanders for U.S. Central and Africa Commands testified on operations in the Middle East and African continent before the Senate Armed Services… read more

The commanders for U.S. Central and Africa Commands testified on operations in the Middle East and African continent before the Senate Armed Services Committee. President Biden’s new strategy in Afghanistan and a complete withdrawal by September 11, 2021, dominated discussion among the lawmakers and generals. General Kenneth McKenzie, head of Central Command, said he had concerns with whether the Afghan military could hold its own after U.S. forces depart. Other topics discussed included counterterrorism capabilities in the Middle East and Africa, along with China, Iran, and Russia’s influences in these regions. close

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Senate Hearing on Military Operations in Africa and the Middle East

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Program ID:
511006-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 2021 | 9:29am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 10, 2021 | 5:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 23, 2021 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2021 | 11:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2021 | 4:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2021 | 5:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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