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Month: July 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – July 29, 2021

Transparency is number one way for leaders to build trust, says former Defense Department official Dave Wennergren, chief executive officer of ACT-IAC, discusses agility, character and the most important thing leaders can do to build trust with their employees   Government must expand its work with bioeconomy, says Center for Strategic and International Studies associate […]

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Transparency is number one way for leaders to build trust, says former Defense Department official

76% of the workforce at the Internal Revenue Service trusts its leaders to respond well to future emergencies, according to the 2021 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. That result is because of the agency’s response to the pandemic. Dave Wennergren, former assistant deputy chief management officer at the Department of Defense, now chief executive officer of […]

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Government must expand its work with bioeconomy, says Center for Strategic and International Studies associate fellow

The Biden administration says it will spend more than $3 billion on a program for antivirals to fight pandemics. The leader of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, says the money will go toward everything from drug design to clinical trials. Rose Butchart, associate fellow in the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center […]

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Government Matters (Full Show) – July 28, 2021

Defense Department scientists working to prevent future pandemics Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad, director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, discusses anticipating emerging viruses and developing vaccines and treatments for broad groups of viruses in advance   355-ship fleet may be irrelevant, says former special assistant to Chief of […]

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Defense Department scientists working to prevent future pandemics

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is developing a pan-coronavirus vaccine that is in the early stages of human trials. However, Army scientists warn COVID-19 may not be the big one. Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad, director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, said he and his colleagues are […]

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355-ship fleet may be irrelevant, says former special assistant to Chief of Naval Operations

The House Armed Services Committee’s markup of its National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is underway tonight. The Senate Armed Services Committee started its markup last week. However, the numbers they authorize and the appropriators appropriate may be all wrong. Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and former special assistant to the Chief of […]

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Civics education is a national security imperative, says former Department of Homeland Security under secretary

The Defense Department has a new assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific security, among other spots. The Senate confirmed Ely Ratner and five other national security nominees. Civics education is critical to sustain democracy and particularly important for the next generation of leaders in the national security community, said Suzanne Spaulding, former under secretary for […]

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