On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, Dr. Tom Mahnken, the president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses how to prepare for a security environment where China, Russia, Iran and North Korea work together against the rules based order, lessons China is drawing from Russia’s war on Ukraine and the international diplomatic-information-military-economic response to Moscow’s aggression, his think tank’s new China Strategic Choices tool and how it can shape better US and allied decision-making, lessons from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces agreement that are relevant today, the importance of a munitions strategy and properly resourcing weapons, the Biden administration’s new approach to Joint All Domain Command and Control, and the Taiwan Policy Act with Defense & aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, Sam Bendett of the Center for Naval Analyses who is also affiliated with the Center for a New American Security discusses Ukraine’s counteroffensive that’s clawed back thousands of square kilometers from Russian forces, how Moscow is likely to retaliate, Ukrainian and Russian capabilities, and how the setbacks are impacting Vladimir Putin’s popularity; and Byron Callan of the independent Washington research firm Capital Alpha Partners also analyses the war and consensus views of the conflict, next possible steps by Russia, why analysts are so wrong about the nature of threats going back to 9/11, whether a defeat in Ukraine changes European perceptions of Russia as a threat, Polish and German defense investment plans, the bullish case for US defense and a look at the week ahead with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
The Downlink [Sep 10, 22] Classified Deliberations: Chinese and Russian Weapons Systems Using Space, Options to Counter Them
The Pentagon on Friday released a readout of a close-hold classified meeting of the Defense…
On this episode of the Business Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are “Rocket Ron” Epstein, PhD, of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Richard Aboulafia of AeroDynamic Advisory and Sash Tusa of Agency Partners.
Welcome to the CavasShips Podcast with Christopher P. Cavas and Chris Servello…a weekly podcast looking at naval and maritime events and issues of the day – in the US, across the seas and around the world. This week…the long-running Fat Leonard scandal took an unexpected turn when Leonard Glenn Francis – also known as Fat Leonard – fled federal house custody in San Diego on September 4, disappearing and presumably on the run. Ironically the escape came just a couple weeks before he was finally going to be sentenced in court. We’ll talk about what is probably the longest-running scandal ever to hit the US Navy with Craig Whitlock of the Washington Post, one of the key reporters doggedly pursuing the case.
On this Washington 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, Jim Townsend, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Europe and NATO who is now with the Center for a New American Security.and Dr. Patrick Cronin of the Hudson Institute.
Defense & Aerospace Daily Podcast [Sep 08, 22] Chip Gregson & Mark Montgomery on the Taiwan Policy Act
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, Lt. Gen. Chip Gregson, USMC Ret., a former assistant secretary of defense for Asia Pacific Security affairs who is affiliated with the Center for the National Interest and advises the Global Taiwan Institute, and Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery, USM Ret., the senior director of the Center on Cyber and Technology Innovation at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies and director of the bipartisan Cyber Solarium 2.0 Commission, discuss the Taiwan Policy Act under consideration by Congress with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
On this week’s Cyber Report, sponsored by Fortress Information Security, Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery, USN Ret., the senior director of the Center on Cyber and Technology Innovation at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies who also the director of the bipartisan Cyber Solarium 2.0, discusses when Russia is likely to wage a cyber counteroffensive against the United States and its allies, how government and industry should prepare, how the Biden administration should address the cyber workforce shortfall across the US government, update on cyber elements of the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act, and why the Navy’s officer and enlisted cyber communities needs to be designated as warfighters; and Ardalyst’s President Michael Speca discusses the importance of the joint connector software his company developed in partnership with Mandiant for Microsoft’s Sentinel, security threats, an update on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, Mike Brown, the director of the Defense Innovation Unit, in his final interview before stepping down from his post, discusses the nature of technological competition with adversaries like China and Russia, the imperative for speed and innovation, lessons from Russia’s war on Ukraine, how to help the Pentagon be a rapid adopter of ever faster moving commercial technology, the keys to speed as well as the impediments, talent management and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
On this episode of the Business Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are “Rocket Ron”…