Carter Attends 49th Annual Munich Security Conference

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter makes remarks during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Herrn Staatssekretaer Christian Schmidt, state secretary at the German Ministry of Defense (left), visits with U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter during a dinner at the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden sit for bilateral talks with officials from both nations during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. Seated at right is U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.N. peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden sit for bilateral talks with officials from both nations during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. Seated at right is U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, right, meets with British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, walks with U.S. Ambassador to Germany Philip D. Murphy as they prepare to meet with German Defense Minister Karl Ernst Thomas de Maizière during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shakes hands with German Defense Minister Karl Ernst Thomas de Maizière, left, during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter chats with former U.S. National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Indian National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, seated far right, participates in a panel discussion with other foreign military officials during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, seated far right, participates in a panel discussion with other foreign military officials during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter mingles with the crowd of foreign defense leaders and diplomats while attending dinner during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, right, and Sen. John McCain of Arizona take a moment to chat as they await the arrival of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the 49th Annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Feb. 2, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett