Dempsey: DoD mission relies on partnerships

Wednesday - 5/2/2012, 6:30pm EDT

The Pentagon's new strategy shifts the focus of the military's attention, and calls for more partnerships with countries around the world.

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Tuesday how DoD expects to build those partnerships. Dempsey began his remarks with a story about how what he saw on a recent trip keeps him focused on his mission.

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