On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, a Textron company, our guests include Gordon Adams, PhD, American University professor emeritus and Stimson Center distinguished fellow, Travis Sharp of the Center for Budget and Strategic Assessment , Steven Grundman of the Grundman Advisory and the Atlantic Council. and Teri Schultz, a Brussels-based reporter for National Public Radio and Deutsche Welle.
-The Pentagon announcement that the Fy’20 budget request is likely to be cut by $33B to $700B
-The Presidents desire to increase the number of active troops on the southwest border
-Russian property purchases across Europe as precursor for potential hybrid operations
-NATO’s Trident Juncture Military exercise