Supreme Allied Commander Europe attends seminar in Paris
PARIS, France — Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Navy Adm. James Stavridis, attended a think tank seminar in Paris organized by the Institute for Higher National Defense Studies and of Higher Military Training on May 7.
The purpose of the seminar was to allow SACEUR to take part in discussions with representatives from the Institute of Higher National Defense Studies (IHEDN), the Foundation for Strategic Research and the Institute for Strategic Research of the Military School, which represent some of France's preeminent defense think tanks.
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