On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, a Textron company, our guests include Michael Herson, President and CEO, American Defense International, Gordon Adams, PhD, American University professor emeritus and Stimson Center distinguished fellow, Ilan Berman of the American Foreign Policy Council and Evelyn Farkas, PhD, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia in the Obama administration who is now with the German Marshall Fund.
— Update on Congressional budget talks to raise spending caps for Defense and non Defense discretionary spending
— Status of House and Senate authorization and appropriation bills
— Acting Defense Secretary Mark Espers impact on budget process
— Analysis of President Trump’s decision against striking Iran
— Acting Secretary Espers NATO debut
— Implications of Istanbul’s recent election