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Nov 30, 2014 11:00am EST
options the united states as china continues to flex its military clout?c and political secretary defense chuck hagel's resignation. the initiative will help had united states retain its military superiority despite easilyations using available commercial technologies to counter u.s. capabilities. a multifaceted approach that will use intensive war gaming to identify future capabilities and technologies that u.s. forces will need to off set gains by adversaries. led to ther development of lead-ahead capabilities like stealth, gps, precision weapons that american forces enjoy to this day. diiher key part of the strategy is institutional reform to make the pentagon more agile. here to talk about the dii and what new leadership at the department will mean, our two analysts, each of whom has a slightly differing view. fitzgerald is the director of the tecechnology and national security program at e center security.american bob is a former acting undersecretary of the navy who fellow at ther center for strategic and budgetaryssessments. interestingly, deputy secretary showork, who was
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Feb 16, 2014 11:00am EST
♪ >> welcome to "defense news." what washingtoneeds to do to stay ahead of a rising china. we talked to one expert, but first, a congressional republican joins us in advance of the obama administration's 2015 budget request. the ryan murray budget deal could cap the budget deal over the next two years, but dod stilill has to cut $70 billion from its budget. meanwhile, the administration wants the pentagon to retain more people and reverse plans to retire one of its nuclear powered aircraft carriers. it also wants to increase 2016 defense spending by about $36 billion to soften the impact of land cuts. we went to capitol hill last week to talk t to texas republin congressman, the vice chairman of the armed services committee, the front-runner to succeed in the committee chairman if republicans retain the house in elections this year. i asked what he is expecting and wants to see from the administration's upcoming budget request. >> i thi the first thing is we know what the number is, and ththat's very differe than we dealt with for the last few years, so weon't have all the --
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Aug 31, 2014 11:00am EDT
. tdestabilizize ukraine. and islamic militants have seized a chunk of iraq. beinge, china is steadily more assertive in the pacific, challenging the united allies.nd its regional joining us to discuss how nato should respond our frank cramer, heather connolly, lincoln bloomfield, and husband ike -- hans. i'll have served at the pentagon or the state department or both and the white house. ns served president obama heather and the lincoln served other administrations. welcome to the program. to understanding the crises understanding what is driving these guys. russia, isis, china -- all are performing outside the post-world war ii democratic norms. russia is fighting a svelte campaign -- although somewhat less dopey after this week. asna basically wants to grab much terriry they y can without having to fight everybody. tell us strategically what do these three protagonists have in common? >> i think what is in, and what i sometimes called the geopolititics ofof resentment. the basisis is different, but yu can sefor each they really do not agree at all with what i would call the liberal
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May 17, 2015 9:00am EDT
concepts to defeat or offset these foreigign advantages. for e example, china, rusussia, and a ran on investing heavily in missiles too keep u.s. forces far from their shores. with long-range missiles, cyber electronicarfare or swarming tactics and systs. joining meme today -- twtwo analysts workingg on optptions to help develop a key strategy. bob isith the center for strategic and budgetary assessment. welcome back. full disclosure i know i have participated in some of the discussions you guys are going about doing the serious work here. talk to us a little bit about the complexity city about the specific sets s of challengeges that we face.. folks are being g more open about some of the things we are facing specifically in our abilility to operarate around e world. bob: he's tryiying to o restore u.s. convtion protectionn capability, and we essentially face for core problems. ports and airfields are increasingly vulnerable to attack, and we rely on those bases to project power. second is surface combatants including aircraft carriers, are increasingly subject to being tracked and t
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Sep 20, 2015 11:00am EDT
. this event, you and discussingch are china's action in the region of the south china sea. ny see that they have threatening moves. what a some of the things that we are ready to give them as we step up our presence in the region? madam secretary: certainly, we are delighted to welcome at nine pacific air chiefs with us here in washington this week. we do bilateral exchanges from time to time and certainly we have been doing it with our pacific partners for some number of years. we are going to be taking them, in addition to washington, d.c., to hawaii and scott air force base and charleston, s.c. and seeing a variety of locations around our air force and havingg a bilateral discussion. a verimportant region for the united states. it is important from an economic perspective, a political perspective, as well as a military perspective. ill the partnerships and deepening those partnerships is very, very important -- building of those partnerships and deepening those partnerships is a very, very important. we are choosing our next generation of weapons systems and what have the pacific in
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Jul 5, 2015 11:00am EDT
portrayal of what a future war between the united states and rsia and china would look like. singer is a leading defense analystith new america and he joins us now. welcomome to the program. tremendous spoke to my a lot of buzz around . almost every military gogood guy is excitedbout what you have done here. what inspired you? >> we wanted to combine the kind of books we word in. it envisions when a future war might look like b it is backed by nonfiction research. everything are technology and trend is drawn from the real worlrld. think of it as a fun summer read. 400 in not to document how rule. vago: is a great thing about the clcy books in n the mid-80's and we were hitting them, was the reasm. this is a broader thing. tells about the plot thout spoiling it. it is quite the plot. >> that is be smash up a fiion and nonfiction. basically he takes thehe real worltren right now of this ruin cold waretween the u.s. d cha and russia, dials it forward a lilittle bit and says what if turned hot? in the style of a red storm rising: rather than following single character, it plays it out foll
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Dec 27, 2015 11:00am EST
as terrorism, china, russia, and north korea present special challenges. travel asnd to label wasteful junkets. that is fair, prompting lawmakers to steer clear of viable trips. lawmakers must visit the asia-pacific region in particular, to better understand the mo important strategic chalallenge facacing t nation -- the rise of china, seeking to conceive the united states as the worlds leading power. politicis must be rifty as possible, but it's important they are as expert as possible in an increasingly dangerous time. thanks for watching. i am vago mudian. please visit us onn defensenews.comincluding our 2016, and our first ever e-book. if you have questions about coverage, please e-mail me. we will be back at the same time xt week. on till then, hahave a great wek and a very happy new year. -- until then, have a great week and a very happy new year. ♪ [music] >> dr. charles stanley: and this book is an expression of god. it's an expression of his love, his goodness, his mercy, his judgment, his kindness, his condemnation, his discipline. here is the living word of the li
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Feb 7, 2016 11:00am EST
. obviously very focused on big stake conflicts. spoke a lot about china. korea.ed iran, north it is clear the isis fight is still a priority. the pentagon remains focused on the fight of the future. some of this is classified, but from a defense watcher standpoint, there's a lot that appears to be in this budget. the question has always been the bill payers. the secretary want to focus on the positive things. vago: each one of the services did have to make trade-offs. the air force did have to get rid of some of the air strike fighters, also investing in some assad programs. are there some things we know going to be cut up front? found out in the fy 17, there are five that are going to be delayed. something purely financial for them. --know the navy has a day the navy has a big fight. the secretary has come out and said we are only going to buy fewer of those. he said that could save billions of dollars, which would end up back in other naval programs. some of these things are being delayed, some of them are being cut. vago: what is the review from congress so far? there have some that expres
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Feb 1, 2015 11:00am EST
like china and russia invest in quieter sounds better underwater sensors, and tactics that leverage the data principles. is america's dominance below the seas coming to aend? is it time for this sub forced to retnk how it dodoes business? a rered ficer and submariner clark was a former aide to chief of naval operations, and admiral who was also a submariner. i think this was the aim of your product, but what makes you say that u.s. undersea dominance that has been so assured for so long is now in jeopardy? >> there is data coming from the commercial industry, and new miniaturized sensors, that will enable us to look for summaries in a way different from what we are used to doing. we are used to passive sensors that rely onhe soundest summy in order to end it. the new sensors possible through big data a are going to look for other things, the impact of the summary known the surface of t water, so you can see the weight even if it is really small. >> the body is moving through a mass. it is going to move water. >> low-frequency active sonar cacan travel for hundreds of miles underwate
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Feb 8, 2015 11:00am EST
you help in making that case given russia's obvious aggression and china increasingly assertive. do you think all of those come together to help you make a case better than two years ago? >> i would defer to secretary hagel who gets out more than i do. that is his belief and i think it is correct. whether it makes enough of a difference to get the whole budget approved, i do not know. what isappening in the middle east and ukraine has got people's attention across the country. >> how do you respond to those that say the dod must spend more wisely before it gets any more dollars? >> i would say we need to do both. you are never going to eliminate any been efficiency outside of the defensese department. starting with secretary gates through secretary panetta. we have had four rounds in the last war years. we are undertaking a new one that we are going to build into the fy 17 budget. this is about following through on all of the things we have underway. >> tell us about the secretary works initiative in the 17 budget. >> we have a business for the has been looking at our operations fro
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Feb 22, 2015 11:00am EST
its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> welcome to defense news. a look at china's 100 year strategy toisplace the united states as the world's leading po look at the best war movies ever. but first, president obama has asked congress to approve military force against isis. the move has prompted a debate about presidenti power and america's role in the conflict. administration officials say that the prolonged nature of t the opereration demands new legislation. congress will start hearings asd week. here to explain why the so-called a u umf is necessary are sthanie from the center f strategic and international ststudies and bill carter from the center for a new american security. welcome to the program, welcome ba. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> what is good about this request and what isn't? >> this comes on a heels of dozens of bills dropped in the last congress. it appears that congress is raring at the bit to talk about isis strategy and what the u.s. n do in thahat region. >> philip, you are a lyer. talk about the ratnale for this. is it necessary and does it open
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Jan 4, 2015 11:00am EST
finding new ways to counter china's structure courseeighbors in asia through fifirst, international aid organizations that support he was foreign policy are usually part of the government or traditional charities. after the 9/11 terroris attacks, a california venture capitalist wanted to find a way to help u.s. troops. he was moved by an army special operator who asked his wife to send b baseball gloves for local after can -- after can -- local afghan kids. he wand to see if he could apply in entrepreneurial approach to solving specific problems for u.s. trtroops and founded the spiririt of america. based in cairo -- based in california, we caught up with jim from the atlantic council to explain his inspiration. >> after 9/11, i wanted to do some the two help america win. i learned about what a team i in afghanistan is doing, a special forces team, and it sparked the idea, and ability to bring private resources and assistance in support of ears after that u.s. security objective spirit we're supporting the initiative of american troops and diplomats who are in some of the worlds closest
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Aug 17, 2014 11:00am EDT
and thank youor the service you're dodoing. >> i appreciat >> china is america's leading trading partner and a w world power vital to maintaining security in the pacific, but beijing has also become increasingly aggressive in asserting its claims over the south and east china seas. this is alarming washington. michael o'hanlonon is the author of a new book,k, strategic resolve, u.s. china relations in the 21st-century. thank you foroining us. china is increasingly aggressive with its neighbors in the region, trying to unilaterally in the southap china seas. what is the relationship that you and jim think washington and beijing need to have? >> the first thing to recognize is that it's going to be complicated. ththis is not some aberration. china is not going to go quietly back into its pre-21st-century behavior. of the timeing out it defefines as a century of humiliation,n, in fact, maybe en a half millennia of humiliation. they withdrew. the rest of the world took advantage, and then starting with the opium wars of the 20th century, the outside world pushed its way in d the japa
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Jan 31, 2016 11:00am EST
: china, north korea, isisis are all threats. you meet with leaders around the world,articularly to advance the u.s. air force interests, but particularly the national interest as well. what are some thingsur allies and partners want from us? thing i ambgest seeing right now is command and control is an issue. high-endn't only for the fight, but also humanitarian response. we look at humanitarian disaster in japan, philippines, you look at the past t two years, we foud that the we hahave inoperable equipment, it is command and control in one area we are working on. there is never going to be -- there is neveroing to be enough. there is an appetite that the more surveillance intelligence reconnaissance we hahave to betr off we will be. vago: the e isis fight is a priority. secretary carter has been rebuilding a coalition to better adess this important priority mission. and also to get the allies to pull their weight in it. i knows -- i know you spend a portion of your time and vast portfolio on that. what are isis partners looking to us for? and what are the things we are expediting
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Apr 12, 2015 11:00am EDT
shipyard repair capacity. ssia and china are investing heavily in submarines. we went to norfolk virginia,a, to meet with thef the submarine force and the architect of a new plan to maintain dominance. to augmentnt the power of his isting force he wants greater innovation in weapons and sensors the boats can carry orr leave e on the ocean floor as wewell as a neweneration ofnmanned and airy vehicles. i asked how he viewed the potential threat from russia and china and what his force is doing to prepare for it. >> i think you captured it accurately. we have a fairly high-tech russian navy. our submarine force in particular. they are delivering good platforms after a long hiatus. they are s starting to regain some of their old skills by operating momore. we are watching carefully. on the other side of the world we have china who is technologically a good 20 years behind russia. but they are making steady progress in the cability of the submarines as well as the areas over which they operate. they are workingard at becong a worldwiwide navy. we are watchching their progres for us t
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May 31, 2015 11:00am EDT
, my notebook. vago: the defense secretarys traveling across asia to reassure alls raled china's action. they are converting coral reefs into milary bases. despite international law,t behaves as if these territoriess are tre own. chihina iclevly ting to create a newew reality. it will succeed unless coununtriess chalnge it. carter stressed america will fly, sale, and operate wherever international law aows ound e world. hedded china is isololating itself an increasing demand for americican engagement which washington will prove to remain the leading security power for decades. is the right approach against a china accuomed to getting what it wants. word must be backed with actions tousta long-g-term u.u.s. presencand engagement. china is an unprecedenteglobal competitor ignoring internrnational l to splace amera as theorld's leading powe washington and its ales must play an n equally strategicic game ing all of their diplomatic and d econic power to ensusure the international order that is key to prosperity and security thanks for watctching i am vago muradian. vit us online for more on
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Jul 19, 2015 11:00am EDT
months of talks last week. supporters of the deal, including the obama administration brita, china, france, germany, and china had lit as a historic breakthrough, stabilizing ebola told region. critics -- a volatile r region. joining us today ibarbara slaven. michael rubin with the american enrprise instititute and the author of a w book, "dancing with the devil." everybody, welcome to the program. barbara, why is this a good al and what are the critics missing about it? barbara: it prevts iran from developing a nuclear weapon for at least a decade. it shrink wraps the nuclear program. it has a numbeof excellent verification measures built into it to preventnt a run -- iran from cheating. when you consider the alternatives, which could be military actioion by the u.s. or israel, further destabilizing a region already boiling, i think it is a good deal. vago: michael, you are less supportive of the deal. why is it bad and what is the alternative to it? michael: we have to debate the verification mechanism. committee and it can take several weeks in order to inspect the suspect site,
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Mar 8, 2015 11:00am EDT
china seseas and we know about the middle east. this kind of a resolion budget issues makes us look weak and nocredible. it's a real challenge for our credility and our allies and partrs are very word about it. from europe throughout the middle east into east asia, they're wondering if we're going to be there. >> this could just be the beginning and termof credibility. if we can't t come to resolution we will eventually have to stop -- start cutting our overseas obligations. >> i want pursue that pointnt in a minute, but more immediately, if the pentagon is not going to get more money and they're not going to a surure -- frank kendall has come out and said the acquisition chiefef has said that there's not going to be a list the administration will send on what to cut. what a are some of the things that will be targed to make up this difference? $35 billion is a lot of money. >> the department is doing at at its o peril. it is very likely that they will end up within the budget caps. maybe ifif they'reucky, they can get the caps raised slightly for 2015. that means they will have cut
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Jan 3, 2016 11:00am EST
administrations for various reasons. it was china up and rising as a majojor c competitor. at historical records between 60 and0 years on. that is why we came up with the recommended size. >> less than 30 seconds, why don't you have recommendations correcting the problem? didn't want it to be viewed aany partisan job against anybody. provided an explanion asas to why we came to our conclusions, and the american plic and either party of the administration can use that. of pele thinking about solutionons and we didn't wa to presume we he the only answer. surprised t the pentagon has't boug more copies and try to distrute it. thk you so much for joining us onon this week's monday minute feature sponsored by navy federal credit union, jeanette ma tel us the benefit consolidating credit carard balalances >> t a average american owns three or more credit cards according toallup. there are stans in which owng dfere types of cars can be beneficiaial. let's say theirstard you open at boot camamp h- as you progress in n your career and moveves wi theilitary, a c car with travel rewardss a better fit. the
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Sep 13, 2015 11:00am EDT
. speaking of security challenges around the globe, tensions are running high because of china and the pacific. this i an opportunity where the air force is also hosting a major air chiefs conference talk about how many participants we would have. i want to follow-up with the not insignificanchallenges that go with planning and executing. vago: we have the pacific air chiefs with us, general lori robertson of the pacific air forces commander will be hosting them. they have a lot of events that will happen over the course of several weeks in the united states. the highlight will be spending three days with us. the vast differences and all the potential there. i think we have over 10 air chiefs with us. very exciting to have them with us and hear their prison active. vago: what about from a planning perspective? we have a lot of challenges, but we have a very good sff a we have planned all year for this. time in more recent history we've had the united states air force much more excited about planning with us right from the very get-go on the agenda, themes, panels. has brought a lot
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Aug 16, 2015 11:00am EDT
army is everywhere. it is all over the worldld witha lot of differentnt threats, russia, china, north korea, libya, and other areas. set theal libby framework going forward. vago: talk to us a ltle bit about the specifics anand the ororganizational of the force initiative. pacific, then the army in the las few years has really ramped up. there are now three units and as far as traditional alignment, you have units across the army that have specialties for different regions, and again, it idea that the army is everywhere. vago: and it is also importrtant for the cultural to have that sort of backgrnd when you have that kind of idea is that of coming io a cocold. what are the expectations for general milley, who is very different than the previous genera what are the priorities he is armying in as the next chief of staff? tony: he was a bit of a darkrk course. he was not on anyone's top of the list, but if you think about it, he led troops in afghanistan and when -- carter visited afghantan, he saw w the general milley was a great leader and now he is in charge. so what he is going to h
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Feb 14, 2016 11:00am EST
terror groups while bolstering u.s. capabilities against china and russia as well as investing in new beaverhead capabilities and systems modernization. to do that on the fixed budget the budget dials back joint strike fighter purchases and army helicopters, i tbacks the air force's palmer as well as strike weapons and air defense missiles. republicans, however, are already labeling this budget as irrelevant and calling for dramatically more funding. we met last week with the pentagon comptroller and i asked him why the 2016 request was relevant and whether it charts a course of the followed by future administrations. .> i think it does i would list of the major move ,n this with respect to russia and that is within the secretary's of trying to really have us reorient a little bit so that we are thinking across the spectrum from now to 20 years from now. the fight against isil, of course, and the taliban and afghanistan. he is trying to focus us is well on competitors like russia and what we are doing with europe in particular on these so-called reasserted initiative is the biggest mu
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Mar 1, 2015 11:00am EST
. last year, the polartar had to rescue a medium icebreaker from china. just before they arrivived to break it out, the wind shifted and they were able to get out on their own. clearly, the antarctic is no place for a medium icebreaker. it does require heavy icebreaking capability. it needs thave a command suit e, especially where we have no re infrastructur it will be coordinated from sea and not sshore. it needs to exert sovereignty. if we rafy the law of the sea convention which i am a huge advocate of, those are u.s. waters, u.s. sovereign waters. th icebreaker needs to be a sovereign of u.s. sovereignty as well. >> you have said stakeholders should be able t to contribute. that would be the navy, national science foundation noaa, and other stakeholders in the icebreakaker fleet. each organization has their own budgetressures. thisill be high-end items. do we need to take a more national approach and designate funding and say this is an investment we have to make once every few decades and do it? >> we have a national strategy for the arct region. within that strategy, there is a
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Jan 10, 2016 11:00am EST
and china in particular. northproblemsms with korea and iran. specific problems putting in t budget. and offset of increased ,arr fighting, experimentation as well as wargaming, is that something we are going to see is a highlighghted future? tre is a need for current operations, need for modernization, and all those things compete. it give for an -- given priorities and the current fight, but longer-term capabilities, we are trying to rebalance along g those lines. that there is only so muchlexibility.. we are trying to do some things in the offset strategy on the higher-end competitors, which i have been talking about for quite some time. we are talking about some things toto move the ball forwardrd ina way that is latively inexpensive. talking about demonstration programs, early technology work that reduces lead time to getting an actual capability, but doesn't have the cost,, especially full-scale program. vago: the secretarary has said third offffset extermination and gagaining. where does that money come from and d wherare some areas where th is going to be focused? that is ev
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Dec 6, 2015 11:00am EST
pieces. what is china's ultimate aim? whatat is the rush? its actions have galvanized to the region. what is the ultimate aim, what is the rush, and is trying to tear with the international community thinks about what it is doing? home.na's goal begins at it is rejuvenating the chinese nation. this is the chinese presidents investigated chinese -- enunciated chinese dream. he wants to restore china to greatness. not only making china the biggest economy in the world and having a robust military , but asserting chinese claim in maritime capabilities. it means dividing the u.s. and its allies. reducing american influence inch asia and around ina's periphery is a critically important part of that strategy. vago: that is part of the hundred year marathon that he wrote about. >> if you look at china's own words and their own writings like the papers that cannot this year in may, their goal seems to have changed if you look 10 years ago or even 20 years ago. it was much more modest. but this year the really talked about protecting china's around the world. they havtalked abo the need for
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Jun 7, 2015 11:00am EDT
bad is what china has done and what can chihina do th all of this formation? guest: it is pretty serious, but it''s even more serious when you look at it with all of the other intrtrusions and china. when you lookt the tality, as welell as the hacks into insurance companies over the last couple of years gettingg peonally identifiable information, medical information, financialal information,n, they have been ablele to c collect a t trememendous database on vtually every american. which is usuly helpful for target-- if i know your vulnerabilities. you have big medical bills or a medical coition i can use as leleverage t to cruit you or peperhaps studenent if i ownwn spies erating agnst china. vago: do you regard that as an equaually serious s issue? guest: i agree. with information like social security numumbers and health care records,ou cant replace that the social securitity number is used as the thenentication mechanism for mamany parts of the government and the privavate sector. vago: right, so you haveate of birt social serity, and aa couplef her things. how did china pull t
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Apr 5, 2015 11:00am EDT
to extend beijing's reached into the east china sees it claims as its own. joining us to discuss what is after dividends spending -- defense spending and more is our roundtable. john bennett, laurura, steve, and mackenzie eaglen of the american enterprise institute. welcome, thanks for joining us on a holiday. i would like to start with you, john, and d get to the defense spending debate. republican leaders who do not want to increase the budget have allowed hawks to try to form late a plan to get $90 billion in the overseas contingency operations fund. that is up from $5151 billion the administration requested for wartime funding. what are the chances this will happen? >> i think the chances are high the war fund will be $90 billion. we have been consistent on this for a couple of months. the chances of it being around 75 arere high. ththat is based on the last few years. it always grows from the administration's number. it is like everyone has forgotten ththis was a placeholder number just like the last few years, so it is going to gro where are going to do more in iraq and syr
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Nov 23, 2014 11:00am EST
china also has cutting-edge technology and manufacturing experience. joining us to explain the dod initiative and what it means i s one of t key architects, and deputy defense secretary bob worth. strategist, what are the biggest threats and trends that america's national security enterpriseust prepare for as it looks to the future? >> that's a good question. first our state powers. are both on the un security council, both have nuclea weapons, both have regional aspirations and some global aspirations. how do we deal with those two powers? that is going to increasingly take a lot of our attentio then there are nuclear powers and regional powers that want to powers.uclear one we deal with all the time, noh korea, and another, iran, has said they want to gain nuclear weapons. that's another issue. the third is transnational networks. you have a state problem, regional problem and .on-regional actors extremely difficult. later on top of all three are advancements happening at a very rapid pace. >> one of the leang questions about this innovation -- and i think there is a recognition
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Feb 21, 2016 11:00am EST
week was revealed that china for the first time deployed air defense missiles to a disputed island in the south china sea pick that surprised some in washington, given the chinese president's flight she would not militarize another island chain to the south. none of this should come as a surprise to anyone, no matter what chinese officials say. china's strategy is to steadily deploy weapons to the islands it claims or is building, and once it applies enough missiles, aircraft and ships to enough violence, beijing will be able to enforce its outlandish air and sea claims that now ring hollow. so far washington and its allies have consistently reacted to china's moves rather than leverage proactively deter it from its slow and steady expansion. the white house believes it can change china's behavior through closer cooperation. it must now recognize that america and its allies are in a high-stakes competition with beijing that demands carrots and sticks, acknowledging the nature of the competition doesn't mean inevitable conflict. rather, the best way to avert it. militaryularly uses and
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Nov 8, 2015 11:00am EST
around them are sovereign territory. the region noticed and enraged china threatened war. said america will continue to operate freely in the region. he flew aboard the carrier teddy roosevelt and ththe south china sea run by malaysia's defense minister. the region is relieved america is standing up to china, a country so conceited by economic and military growth, it thinks it can get away with anything. china must realize bullying and threats won't work and that i depends on the world for its economic survival. washington must send crystal-clear messages and think far ahead to counter china's future moves. thank you for watching. visit us at defensenews.cneom. [music] >> dr. charles stanley: listen, it's the will of god to set you free of anything and everything that hinders his will and purpose and plan for your life. he's willing to dig as deep into your life and deal with things back there that have been there he wants everything out of our life that hinders his awesome ll and purpose and plan for life. and think about, this is our position. we are children of god for whom a plan.
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Jul 12, 2015 11:00am EDT
and challenges very clear on what they are. it h highlights state threats russia, china, iran, north korean a. it focususes on extremistst organizations. it is clear about challenges. it is not nearly as clear about unpacking those challenges. there are important differences between the challenges russia presents in europe versus china and east asia. again, what we see with north korea and iran or violent extremist organizations, it's not unclear at all about unpacking those. i ink as both to coda and jerry have said, -- dakota and jerry have said, it's not really a strategy. it never really gets to the point. -- that point. >> i agree with what there is to like. clear articulation of the bad guys out there and the nature of challenges they present. what i didn't like was far more numerous. i think there is a hyper fixation on some kind of necessity for change, this transformation, a fixation on technological solutions invation. presuming that currently doing or the way the military is where it's at now in its professionalization, and all the toys that uses on a daily basis, somehow
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Nov 2, 2014 11:00am EST
strategicuccess. china and about russ russia. china one of the most important feels itself ascending and you say you have to be pgmatic. trying to endency of strike deals in order for politicians to feel good that we trading away more than we ar getting. what is ththe best way to look relations?.s. >> they expect to be big dog on the block. similarthem to have our interests to us. we want them to support the united nations and world bank international mononetary fund. e have to be clear lined the scenes don't do unilateral stuff like the a defense or saying ion zone you own the south china sea. work through international law. state.e a powerful it will work for you. theg them into our world of rights and freedoms an peaceful resolution of disputes and r ru and away from the 19th century world of per and might right. > in 10 seconds, sir, you were nato supreme commander. how do you deal with rsia? the m military option. in uaine that means providing assistance so ukrainine can defd step from the next planned and 's ng prepared wave of russia attack. >> thank you we preciate t oming up how the
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Feb 15, 2015 11:00am EST
acquisition rerm, is goi to be overtaken by the middle east, by china, by russia. heill spend most of his time looking outward,d, because that's where the pressures will be coming from. >> i hope he does. he has a confident team in place. they will be a tent tatian reach down in n the building n bureaucratic technocrat -- a temp tatian to reach dn in t the building and be e a bureaucratic technocrat. he already has great undersecretaries. he needs to manage a world on fire and deal with the politics of defense right now. he wl have a rude awakening when he sees the budget resolution. >> we already have a good sense of his priorities. having been i in recently - -- we know012 was a big proroduct he was part of. cyberspacece and nuclear are big pieces of that. one thing keep an eye opn, he is a huge advocate of rapid acquisition. we will see how he streamlines the process. >> not to put in in an unsolicit plug for dr. carter, but he ver d that in his past jobs. as deputy secretary, he did not micromanage. there's a sense he want be doing the same thing seeing as how he was there and the
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Jan 25, 2015 11:00am EST
about privateers, china and russia with privateering armies, they do it in a way that states can stay it wasn't us, we didn't do it. there is some to suggest this is the riright approach for the united stas.s. you have argued against that. why is that a bad approacach for the united states? >> i can see that happen in the u.s., not operate yachtic hackers, t thatt is not a rule of law.w. we don't want mercenaries. we want governments behind it. we might see bonded licensed company that does this on behalf. they can be acedit it'sesed by the arlington couy shavers. we want you to stop t attack, to stop it. that might have some merit to it. >> we were on a panel discussion late last year and the issue was discussed about wther the united states does need and governments in geneneral need declaratory cyber policies. nuclear deterrents work, no questionow we were going to respond to anythinghey did and vice versa. does the united states need some more declaratotory cyber policy? >> itill don't think so. we have been able to kee the large scale attacks, large scale cyber attacks from
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Mar 20, 2016 11:00am EDT
greater range, reach, capabilities to counter here adversary's like china and russia. joining me is my guest who served as the air force controller before taking his current post. welcome to the program. >> thank you very much. vago: i'm glad you are here. many people saw the decision as an indication of shifting priorities from somewhat lower and systems to higher end. what was the logic under that decision? >> you have got into one of the core strategic considerations. in the course of the fall at the review, we looked whole range of the department's capabilities as we do each year. processeson wide encompasses the secretary of defense. this year secretary ash carter gave us clear guidance early in the process. we are fighting posture versus presence in the world. he said, focus on the capabilities and the capacity necessary to fight and win wars because by doing that, that's how the united states most effectively deters those conflicts from emerging. the lcs decision really stemmed from that, but it was in a sense over determined. there were several strands of analysis that came tog
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Apr 26, 2015 11:00am EDT
nato's area. anchor: china and singore are two nations that were interested in the arctic and it seems unusual but the chinese are heavily involved in iceland. obviously for mineral reasons. there are more port facilities. they have a fishing port facilities and management. at some point they say that rate -- that raises potentiotal challenges. does norway or any other countries in this region need to consider whether there are lawss or other mechanisms that are focused on low range security issues associated with such foreign investment? >> it is important everyone plays by the same rules. it could be different. from my perspective we are not seeing anything. nothing indicates that is a prlem. we could seeee activity that will challenge us in many ways with different countries showing interest. there's also a kind of activity they are ierested in and we would be interested in. first would be t future businesses, and security pololicy and landscaping. anchor: there are some in the american political scene that some believe climate change is real. or that man has been involved. wh is th
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Oct 18, 2015 11:00am EDT
led vjtf has done two exercises. china juncture is going to put out in a bigger venue and we will see what we have learned over this first year. the ability to move troops from gegermany to spain, for example, is an important part of thee juncture. we are using rotational heavy force came from fort storage, georgia, t true their equipmentt mannheim, and then immediately put in a rail and barge to get sail it aroundto spain. are practicing the operational maneuver into something we would have to do. vago: and you need to bng rl battalio back, don't you? >>>> it's ry interesting, when i was a lieutenant, on any given day yowould see hundreds of u. giggles moving up and down. now even the german rail system does not have the railcars they used to have. vago: you used to be ableo take an enormous amount of equipment and move it someple youu needed as deterrent signal nato commanders have been talkin increasingly, the general talklked about this, lostics infrastructure, that a lot of our natollies have the front end combatt capability. about the elements. the united states army has alw
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this? china was consuming considerably more coal then admitted. how do you answer those two? there is a lot of optimism about the window for opportunity we have to capture. this is the moment to seize that opportunity, to actually address the global climate change challenge. it is not going to be a actrmine down, but we must now and we must act quickly. that is what paris is all about. it is putting us on the right altogether to address the climate pollution. this low carbon economy that the secretary talked about before, hats the greatest economic opportunity of our time to capture the opportunities out there. we have a global agreement to do so. this is how we see the paris talks moving forward and we think there is some optimism to address this. vago: held on holding countries accountable and whether or not they are being truthful? melanie: we need measures along the way. over the next few years we will be checking in to make sure countries are meeting those targets as part of this confidence building approach. over time we will see more investment to the space, country showing pol
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May 10, 2015 11:00am EDT
, as s well as land andir sysystems and increasisingly sadistic -- sophisticated exercise like china, russia is developing area denial capabilities to keep other nations from interfering with i ability to project power from its borde. it could develop with another capability to get away with another major gble, this time perhaps with nato territory. nato has stepped up its game but must do more to counter this persistent threat. washington must play a stronger leadership role and increase its perment forces in europe, which is as important as asia and the middle east with global securi interests. only by livering better capabilities and real presence can nato deter future russian mimiscalculationons. as we commemorate the 70th anniveary of the end of world war iiii in europe, it i is worth remembering an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. anks for watching. i'm vago muradian. sit us for continuing coverage of national and international defense. i will be e back next week at the same te. untithen, have great week.k. [music] >> dr. charles stanley: jesus, through the holy sp
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south china sea. the governor must approve a plan that would bring a difficult supply for service members today cap u.s. official said she believes there is no reason to reform the current system. the under secretary of state for arms control and international security emphasized the process and ensures that nations use the u.s. gear appropriately, coming amidst complaints that the current system is too slow. where the best companies for hiring 2016 -- verizon's number one according to the military times. they consider statistics on veteran hiring and perks and benefits. your copies in the top 5 -- union pacific relevant, usaa, pwc, and eae systems. return to the future of the shift by retired general carter ham. ast recently, he served chairman of the national commission. he is standing by with tony lombardo. tony: thank you for being here. general, we want to talk about old -- new job, but first, we want to talk about your first job. general ham: it was a great opportunity to see the army broadly, and offer recommendations to the army, the department of defense, and others about
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the support for terrorism and what they do in the neighborhood, countries like china and india are going to say that is nonot what we are about. keeping the international coalition and the domestic coalition together on fuzzy, not really successful negotiations will be a big challenge. >> how big of an issue is it? it went from a charm offensive ing somewhat less some sayc thish was a ruse to buy time. some sayarming. acing hard lines of their own. what are we seeing happening russian mark >> on the one hand, they do have their own internal politics. there are a lot of powerful people who wilill lose sanction. it seems if you look at what rouhani is doing, he is a real veteran of the process. >> n nuclear talks. what he is trying to do is eliminate this isolation. you can either do that by really resolving it or split off from the international coalition. i think if he can get the second without getting the first, i think he iok with it. the differee in the outcomes is fast. pretty iranians isis not so big here at >> one of the things the adadministration has touted is they have el
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