The U.S. National Defense Strategy and the Push to the Pacific

The Pentagon’s 2022 National Defense Strategy emphasizes the need to focus on China and to bolster deterrence in the Indo-Pacific region. Technology plays a key role in countering the Chinese—from cyber to AI, to quantum and hypersonics. Meantime, our defense acquisition process needs to incentivize innovation, and to move with more speed and flexibility.

Listen to the discussion with Michele Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy; and Keoki Jackson, Senior Vice President and General Manager for MITRE’s National Security Sector.