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PBS NewsHour | Panetta on Pentagon Budget: 'Cutting Almost $500 Billion Is Not Chump Change' | PBS

Duration: 12:35
Program: PBS NewsHour #10235
Broadcast Date: Jan. 5, 2012

In an interview Thursday after his news conference at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Jeffrey Brown that the United States seeks to be a power in the Pacific and that defense budget cuts announced Thursday will be hard on the military and families, but he hopes a smaller, more flexible armed forces will emerge.

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Post Date: January 5, 2012