Franklin D. Kramer, assistant secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, will announce the publication of Strengthening Transatlantic Security: A U.S. Strategy for the 21st Century at 2:30 p.m. EST, Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781.
The report, commonly referred to as the "European Strategy Report," explains how the United States and its allies can best prepare themselves to meet the challenges of European and global security in the coming years.
Copies of the report will be available after the briefing. An electronic version of the report will be posted on DefenseLINK.
In addition, Kramer will discuss the Defense Capabilities Initiative, the European Security and Defense Identity and will provide an overview of Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's trip next week to Europe, where he will attend the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium.
The event is open to the media. For further information, contact Army Lt. Col. Paul Phillips at (703) 697-1253.