Ashton Carter, US Secretary of Defense, spoke in the opening Plenary Session on the Saturday of the 12th IISS Manama Dialogue. Watch the highlights from the second day of the Middle East's premier defence diplomacy summit.


This is part of a series of posts for the 2016 Manama Voices blog, which provides analysis and commentary from IISS experts throughout the IISS Manama Dialogue, to be held in Bahrain on 9–11 December 2016.

For full coverage of the proceedings visit the IISS Manama Dialogue 2016 website. All participants will be encouraged to use #IISSMD2016 to share their insights on social media. 

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12th Regional Security Summit

IISS Manama Dialogue 2016

The 12th IISS Manama Dialogue will take place in the Kingdom of Bahrain from 9–11 December.

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