On October 8, the Atlantic Council hosted a private roundtable with Lieutenant General Mark Poffley, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the British Army. LTG Poffley, alongside several military officials and academic experts, discussed several security and defense topics, including interoperability, defense expenditure, training theologies, and the implications of the latest Strategic Defense and Security Review. Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Daniel Chiu moderated the conversation, which also framed wider issues related to UK strategic posture, EU and Scottish dynamics, and partnership and collaboration in Europe.