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Ursula Brennan was recently appointed as the Permanent Secretary at the UK Ministry of Defence (the senior civilian and top policy and financial adviser to the British Defence Secretary). On her first visit to Washington in her new role, Ms. Brennan will talk about the implementation of Britain's recent Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). As well as setting out the continuing importance of the UK-U.S. Defense relationship to both Britain and the United States, she will talk about addressing the challenges of maintaining global war-fighting capabilities at the same time as the British Government undertakes a major program to significantly reduce their budget deficit.
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Permanent Under Secretary, Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom
Nile Gardiner, Ph.D.
Director, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom