Under Secretary Hale Travel to Tampa

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 15, 2019


Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Tampa, March 18–19, to deliver remarks at the U.S. Central Command GCC+2 Chiefs of Defense Conference. The Under Secretary will address military leaders from the GCC member states, Egypt, and Jordan, highlighting U.S. policy objectives in the Middle East. Among a broad range of topics, the Under Secretary will discuss the challenges in Syria, Yemen, and Libya, as well as countering the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activities and shaping the Middle East Strategic Alliance.