Defense & Aerospace Podcast [Friday Roundtable Nov 15, 2019]


On this  episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, a Textron company, our guests include Ilan Berman of the American Foreign Policy Council, calling in from Taiwan, and Col. Tom Ehrhard, PhD, USAF Ret., vice president for defense strategy at the Long Term Strategy Group and author of “Treating the Pathologies of Victory: Hardening the Nation for Strategic Competition” essay in the recent Heritage Foundation’s “2020 Index of U.S. Military Strength.”
—current state of political and military affairs in Taiwan
—region view of Hong Kong protests
—chances of continued longterm independence for Taiwan
—state of U.S. and ally economic and military participation in the Asia-Pacific
—four pathologies preventing the Pentagon from succeeding in great power competition– triumphalism, strategic distraction, lack of analytical seriousness and wishful thinking
—six strategic judgements needed for the U.S. military to compete more effectively against Russia and China– increasingly global, enduring, multi-decadal challenges, highly volatile, crisis-unstable nuclear threats, extraterritorial ambitions, metasystemic strategic challenge and ideological struggle

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