On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are Dov Zakheim, PhD, former DoD comptroller, now with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Gordon Adams, PhD, Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute, Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute and Michael Herson, President and CEO, American Defense International and Chris Servello, a founder of Provision Advisors (and Defense and Aerospace team member).
— Reports that the devastating fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard may have been arson
— Update on fourth stimulus package and defense spending bills
— Key takeaways from the Republican National Convention including national security messaging
— Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s address from Israel and Middle East tour
— China increased provocations and the incident between US and Russian forces in Syria that injured four American soldiers
— Drive to convince Senate to stop House proposal to require 100 percent US parts content in American weapons
— Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s Asia tour