Robert Levinson

  • Europe Is Top Destination for U.S. Arms Sales in Fiscal 2018

    European countries were the top customers for proposed foreign arms sales by U.S. defense companies in fiscal 2018, according to the latest update of Bloomberg Government’s Foreign Military Sales Dashboard.

  • A look at the 2016 defense budget

    Bloomberg Government analysts Robert levinson and Cameron Leuthy join host Roger Waldron to to talk about what’s in the fiscal year 2016 defense budget. February 24, 2015

  • Robert Levinson, Senior Defense Analyst, Bloomberg Government

    Top Pentagon officials have been railing against the consequences of sequestration ever since the Budget Control Act was passed in 2011. And in their planning documents, they’ve also decided not to acknowledge the likelihood that the cuts are here to stay. For the last three years, officials have submitted budget requests that exceed the caps in current law, and they’ve indicated they plan to continue doing so in future years. Even if the Pentagon isn’t building its military plans around sequestration, some outside analysts are taking a look at what various scenarios would look like under lower funding levels. One of them is Rob Levinson. He’s a senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government, and shared some financial predictions on In Depth with guest host Jared Serbu.

  • The 2015 DoD budget: What does it look like?

    Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government takes a closer look at the Pentagon’s 2015 budget request, and what’s in it for contractors. June 17, 2014

  • Congress made the cuts, not the President

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss cuts made by Congress to the defense budget, and the winners and losers in this budget battle. January 23, 2014

  • Depot Dollars Post War

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how sequestration is affecting the budget for depot maintenance, and what would happen to the economy if Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were eliminated. August 8, 2013

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – July 29, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Post-war budget cuts and Michael Froman

    This week’s guests on BGov’s Capital Impact show include Robert Levinson and Sanford Reback.

  • Classified spending and the economy

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss the billions of dollars spent on intelligence operations by the federal government, and the latest jobs report. May 23, 2013

  • Campaign issue comparison & campaign finance

    On this week’s Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the presidential candidate’s positions on defense spending and their energy policies. Also, who is contributing to the campaigns? November 1, 2011