Defense News features the Atlantic Council’s 2014 US and Global Missile Defense Conference:

Just minutes before US President Barack Obama unveiled a new foreign policy initiative focused on training and advising US allies in the Middle East and North Africa, the Pentagon’s No. 2 military officer on Wednesday also touted the need for allies in describing missile defense in the Pacific region.“We’re encouraging our allies and partners to acquire their own missile defenses and to strengthen regional missile defense cooperation that will result in better performance than individual countries acting alone,” Adm. James “Sandy” Winnefeld, vice Joint Chiefs chairman, told the Atlantic Council.

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