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Nuclear deterrence remains the Defense Department's highest priority mission, the acting assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities said, adding that more is needed to confront these growing, multifaceted threats. 

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Pentagon Press Secretary Holds News Conference

  • Defense.gov
  • June 11, 2021 | 28:10

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby briefs the media at the Pentagon, June 11, 2021.

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