On this Washington Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our roundtable guests are Dov Zakheim, PhD, former DoD comptroller, now with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Dr Gordon Adams, the senior White House budget official for national security during the Clinton administration who is now a distinguished fellow at the Quincy Institute and the Stimson Center as well as an American University professor emeritus, Michael Herson, President and CEO, American Defense International and Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute.
— Prospects for bipartisan infrastructure measure and Democratic $3.5 trillion spending plan
— Takeaways from the House Armed Services Committee’s markup
— Move by special committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection seeking electronic records on members who may have been involved in assault on the Capitol
— Climate change implications for US national security, including impact on global infrastructure and role in precipitating future conflict
— Afghanistan and the future of US nation-building strategies
— Biden’s political traction in the wake of Afghanistan withdrawal