Hagel Meets With Leaders in Brunei

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian from his military aircraft, Aug. 27, 2013. The two officials discussed how to respond to the chemical attacks in Syria that have claimed innocent lives. The secretary is on a four-nation trip to Southeast Asia to deepen cooperation with each nation and discuss regional security issues. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrives in Brunei, Aug. 27, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Pehin Dato Yasmin, Brunei‚Äôs energy minister, at the Empire Hotel in Jerudong, Brunei, Aug. 27, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with British Defense Secretary Phillip Hammond from the Empire Hotel in Brunei, Aug. 27, 2013. The two leaders discussed how to respond to the chemical attacks in Syria that have claimed innocent lives.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Chuck Hagel meets with Pehin Dato Yasmin, Brunei's energy minister, at the Empire Hotel in Brunei, Aug. 27, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Chuck Hagel meets with Pehin Dato Yasmin, Brunei's energy minister, at the Empire Hotel in Brunei, Aug. 27, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler