Amb. Kurt Volker, the US special representative for Ukraine negotiations and the executive director of Arizona State University’s McCain Institute for International Leadership, discusses Ukraine-Russia talks and Sen. John McCain’s legacy with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada. This year, the HISF established the John McCain Prize for Courage in Public Service.
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Michael Auslin, PhD, of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and Andrew Shearer of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discuss President Donald Trump’s 12-day Asia tour, regional strategy, North Korea and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Roger Zakheim, founder of the Reagan National Defense Forum, previews the theme and highlights of this year’s event during a Nov. 21, 2017, interview with the Defense & Aerospace Report in Washington. The 2017 conference is being held Dec. 1-2, 2017, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
On this week’s episode of the Defense & Aerospace Business Report podcast, sponsored by Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, we discuss congressional budget caps, the US Defense Department’s role in determining if it’s legal to use a nuclear weapon, takeaways from the Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference, Dubai Airshow and the Halifax International Security Forum, and more. This week’s guests include Ron Epstein, PhD, of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Todd Harrison of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Sash Tusa of Agency Partners.
Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s minister of national defence, discusses the country’s defense relationship with the US, its NATO role, next steps in the fight against ISIS, Afghanistan strategy and more during a Nov. 18, 2017, interview with the Defense & Aerospace Report during the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Darrell Bricker, PhD, CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs, the world’s leading polling company, discusses key takeaways from its eighth-annual poll on global security trends during a Nov. 17, 2017, interview with the Defense & Aerospace Report at the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum. Ipsos conducts the survey for the Forum each year.
Bessma Momani, PhD, a political science professor at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs, discusses rising Gulf regional tensions, analyzes Saudi politics and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s strategy, makes suggestions for countering ISIS and more during a Nov. 17, 2017, interview at the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Fred Cromer, president of commercial aircraft at Bombardier, discusses the company’s partnership with Airbus to manufacture its C-Series jets in the United States, responds to the US government’s aircraft-dumping allegations against his company, as well as US-Canada trade relations and more during a Nov. 13, 2017, interview with the Defense & Aerospace Report during the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The Defense & Aerospace Report’s coverage is sponsored by FLIR Systems.