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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will conduct a press briefing at 12:05 p.m. EST at the White House Press Briefing Room to discuss the Afghanistan and Pakistan Annual Review.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to discuss the Afghanistan and Pakistan Annual Review.  All journalists must be seated by 1:50 p.m.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event, have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.



12/16/2010
Afghanistan-Pakistan Strategy Review
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, White House, Washington, DC


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