Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter listen to a briefing by John Hamre, Defense Policy Board chairman, at the Pentagon, Nov. 30, 2011. Board members concluded two days of meetings by offering recommendations on a variety of international security issues. The board, which includes internationally recognized security policy experts, was established to provide independent analysis, recommendations and opinions on defense issues.
DOD photo by R.D. Ward
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