Panetta, Dempsey Testify Before Senate Committee

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talk with U.S. Sens. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, left, and Carl Levin of Michigan, chairman of the Senate Armers Services Committee, in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. Panetta and Dempsey were to testify on the situation in Syria before committee members. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta reviews his notes as he and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to questions as he testifies on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta testifies on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta listens as Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona questions Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta listens to a question as he testifies on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut asks a series of questions of Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staffm as they testify on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, left, and Carl Levin of Michigan confer as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify on the situation in Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012. Levin in the committee's chairman. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett