If a virus can kill Americans and wreck the economy more easily than a foreign enemy, is the United States approaching the idea of national defense the right way in the first place?
The budget the Pentagon will propose next week includes $5.7 billion in program cancellations throughout DoD’s “fourth estate,” in addition to more than $2 billion in programs it wants to move to the control of the military services.
Senior Adviser to the CSIS International Security program Mark Cancian joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share what it found.
For more than a year, the Defense Department has been operating under a new doctrine. Namely, that the U.S. is back in the game of great powers competition.
The Defense Department is taking a hard look at its programs into 2025.
The Air Force is paying more attention to its installations, as the deferred maintenance bill gets higher.
After asking what a 5 percent cut would look like, the Defense Department will present the president with its findings after Thanksgiving.
Neil Chatterjee will take over as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, after Kevin McIntyre announced he was stepping down due to a “health setback.”
Paula Thornhill, senior political scientist and director of the Strategy and Doctrine Program at the Rand Corporation, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Undersecretary of the Navy Thomas Modly believes the key to implementing the new national defense strategy, not to mention prevailing in any future conflicts, is agility.