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Upcoming FPC Briefings


WHAT: Washington Foreign Press Center On-The-Record Briefing

TOPIC: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Update

BRIEFER: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy James Townsend, Jr.

WHEN: Monday, October 27, 2014, at 2:00 pm

WHERE: National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW, Suite 800

RSVP: Interested media should respond to Please Note: This event is for foreign media only.

BACKGROUND: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense James Townsend, Jr. will provide insight into current NATO issues, including U.S. security policy, the U.S. position on major military issues of Alliance concern, and the general nature of the NATO/Pentagon relationship. Deputy Assistant Secretary Townsend also will brief on U.S. perspectives on post-Wales Summit initiatives, as well as trends and events in world affairs impacting the security of the United States, the Alliance, and its members.


Foreign Media Only, Please.