ADI President, Michael Herson, joins Defense & Aerospace Podcast Roundtable

Listen in on the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast where Michael Herson, President of American Defense International, joins other experts to discuss hot topics on Capitol Hill and around the world in the defense space. Other guests include Gordon Adams, PhD, Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute, Dov Zakheim, PhD, former DoD comptroller, now with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Byron Callan of the independent equity research firm Capital Alpa Partners, Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute and E.J. Herold, former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment and now an adjunct senior fellow in the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security.

Topics covered:

— Analysis of the Trump administration’s 2021 budget request and whether it supports the 2018 National Defense Strategy as stated by Defense Secretary Mark Esper
— Capitol Hill reaction to budget and Thursday’s reprogramming request
— Implications of White House decision to break bipartisan budget deal
— Impact of cuts across government including foreign aid
— Signal the budget proposal sends to adversaries and allies
— NATO defense ministerial readout and look ahead to upcoming Munich Security Conference
— Congress’ vote to restrict President Trump’s ability to launch military operations against Iran
— Huawei charges and court decision to halt Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing contract

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