Watch live video the speech President Obama delivered at the Pentagon Thursday morning to unveil a new, austere strategy for the Department of Defense.

The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock and Peter Whoriskey reported the new strategy, devised by Departement of Defense leaders, “will consolidate missions and downsize the ambitions of the armed forces as they adjust to a new era of austerity.”

The Washington Post’s David Nakamura provided live updates from the President’s remarks.


Obama to unveil austere Pentagon strategy