Hagel, King of Bahrain Meet for Defense Talks
DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain at the Safriya palace in Manama, Bahrain, Dec. 6, 2013. In the meeting, Hagel emphasized the U.S. commitment to Gulf security, discussed his upcoming speech at the Manama Dialogue and thanked the king for hosting the U.S. 5th Fleet.