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Why is the US Air Force Still in Europe?

Wednesday 20 November 2013, 1.30 - 3.00pm, B13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (LIF)
Speaker: General Frank Gorenc; Chair: Dr Nicholas Kitchen

Although the Cold War ended almost 25 years ago, the US military remains stationed in Europe. But in a world increasingly characterised by globalisation and the decline of traditional inter-state conflict, what is the strategic rationale for this presence on the “Old Continent” today, and whose interests does it serve?

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Speaker

13 11 20 Gen-Gorenc

Gen. Frank Gorenc| is Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe; Commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa, Commander Allied Air Command, and Director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre.

 

Chair

Nick Kitchen

Nicholas Kitchen| is Research Officer in Global Power and the Gulf at the LSE Kuwait Programme, and serves as Editor in Chief of IDEAS Reports and Programme Coordinator of the LSE IDEAS United States International Affairs Programme.

 

 Location

B13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (LIF), London School of Economics. Map.|

 

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