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Common Defense Quarterly Fall 2012 Issue Index

Austria: Enhanced cooperation in the area of security and defence policy is a necessity
Norbert Darabos, Minister of Defence and Sports, Austria

2

Belgium: Europe’s Armed Forces in the 21st Century: Forging a stronger Defense through Pooling & Sharing cooperation
Pieter De Crem, Minister of Defence, Belgium

6

Estonia: The key to security is cooperation
Urmas Reinsalu, Minister of Defence, Estonia

11

Finland – Networking as a part of defense policy
Carl Haglund, Minister of Defense, Finland

13

Germany: The Future of Transatlantic Armaments Cooperation
Detlef Selhausen, National Armaments Director, Federal Republic of Germany

16

Italy: Towards a Connected Defense
Adm. Giampaolo Di Paola - Minister of Defense, Italy

18

Latvia-United States: Brothers in Arms. Past and Future
Dr. Artis Pabriks, Defense Minister, Latvia

20

Montenegro: A Small Country - Giant Steps
Professor Milica Pejanovic-Djurisic, PhD, Defense Minister, Montenegro

22

Security Cooperation – A New Zealand Perspective
Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Defense Minister, New Zealand

24

Norway: Global and regional security is our common responsibility
Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Defence, Norway

28

Romania’s Approach to International Defense Cooperation
Cornel Dobriţoiu, Minister of National Defense, Romania

30

Turkey-US Defense Industry Cooperation
Dr. ĺsmet YILMAZ, Minister of National Defence, Republic of Turkey

32

UK-US Defense Cooperation
Mr Gerald Howarth MP, Minister for International Security and Strategy, Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom

34

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Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties: Enhancing Defense Trade with America’s Key Allies
By: Beth McCormick, Sarah Heidema, and Katherine Heubert

57

A Really Practical Homeland Ballistic Missile Defense
By: Dr. Stanley Orman & MGEN. Eugene Fox, USA (Ret.)

59

Evolved SEASPARROW Missile: The Evolution Continues
By: Frank Cevasco

60

One Sustainable Soft Power Solution: The National Guard State Partnership Program
By: Vance Renfroe, EdS,

62

The U.S. Marine Corps: Challenges for Conducting Future Coalition Operations
By: Major Fred C. Lash, USMC, (Ret.)

66

Continuing Importance of International Cooperation to Canadian Defence Technology Development and Major Equipment Acquisition
By: Major Michael Ross and Ms Martine Belanger

69

OUSD (AT&L) International Cooperation

71

The Search Engine of the Seas
By: Ami Daniel

72

Key Washington, DC Embassy Groups engaged in International Defense Cooperative Activity

75

Washington DC Embassy Defense Attachés

76

Foreign Government Buyers in DC of U.S. Defense and Aerospace Equipment

78