Listen to Defense & Aerospace Report 1/4 podcast with AFPC Senior VP Ilan Berman; Booz Allen Hamilton Advisor Bob Hale; American University professor emeritus and Stimson Center distinguished fellow Gordon Adams, PhD; former Pentagon Comptroller Dov Zakheim; former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia Evelyn Farkas; Center for a New American Security's Susanna Blume; and, Aerospace Security Project and defense budget analysis director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Todd Harrison.
Topics discussed include:
-Latest on the government shutdown and potential impacts on future defense budgets
-Possible down economy effects on future defense spending
-Messaging behind Russia's arrest of a former US Marine in Moscow
-Reaction to President Trump's comments at this week's cabinet meeting
-Current US-China relations and future challenges
-Status of civil-military relations