White Paper on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr

The German Defense Ministry Director of the Project Group White Paper on Security Policy will present the findings and discuss the process which resulted in the recently released 2016 White Paper issued by Berlin, the first such effort since 2006. German and American security experts will consider the resultant challenges, choices and consequences of this Cabinet-approved document for current and future German security policy.

Confirmed Speakers

General Carsten Breuer, Director, Project Group White Paper on Security Policy, Federal Ministry of Defense

Hon. Derek Chollet, Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Dr. John R. Deni, Research Professor, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College

Dr. Karen Donfried, President, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Dr. Stephen J. Flanagan, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

Hon. Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder and CEO, Center for a New American Security

Dr. Karl-Heinz Kamp, President, German Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS)

Col. Todd Key, Chairman, Strategic Research and Analysis Dept, Strategic Studies Institute

Dr. Gale A. Mattox, Director of the Foreign and Domestic Policy Program, AICGS; Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Ambassador Kurt Volker, Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership

Ambassador Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States

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Contact Ms. Elizabeth Caruth, Program Coordinator, at ecaruth@aicgs.org with any questions.

September 21, 2016