The threat landscape around the world changes faster than ever. The new Global Defense Outlook 2016: Shifting Postures and Emerging Fault Lines, published by Deloitte, is an attempt to assess what is ahead for defense leaders here and all over the world. General Chuck Wald (USAF ret.), former Deputy Commander of United States European Command and now Vice Chairman and Federal Practice Senior Advisor at Deloitte Services, reviewed the findings on National Defense Week.
Photo: Gen. Charles Wald, U.S. European Command deputy director, along with other members of the command’s Senior Advisory Group, views ships of the Azerbaijan Coast Guard during the groups visit there March 12-13, 2004. Other delegation members included Adm. Gregory Johnson, Commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in Southern Europe, Ambassador Kenneth Brown, Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, Ambassador Lloyd Hand and Ambassador Robert Hunter. The group met with senior government officials to discuss regional issues and U.S.-Azerbaijan bilateral cooperation. (U.S. EUCOM photo)