Hagel Discusses Middle East at 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, greets Robert Satloff, executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, at the institute's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013. Hagel addressed U.S. defense policy in the Middle East and discussed his recent trip to the area. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, walks with Robert Satloff, executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, during the 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, speaks with Martin J. Gross, president of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and members of the institute during its 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD ohoto by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • High school sophomore Gillian Jackson Han sings "America the Beautiful" before Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, participates in a panel discussion with Martin J. Gross, president of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Robert Satloff, the institute's executive director, at the institute's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Robert Satloff, right, executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, asks Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a question during a panel discussion at the institute's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Martin J. Gross, president of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, introduces Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, at the institute's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's 2013 Soref Symposium in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo