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Defense Matters with Adm. Paul Zukunft

Current state of the Polar Star heavy icebreaker

Adm. Paul Zukunft (Ret.), 25th Commandant of the Coast Guard, discusses the state of the U.S. icebreaker program, and why building new polar ships is imperative.

Government Matters Panel

Military risk management compared to civilian risk management

Sean Vineyard, managing director and public sector lead at 11th Hour Service, outlines the differences between military and civilian risk management strategies, and why the Pentagon has ‚Äúsome of the […]

Government Matters Panel

Section 809 Panel calls for more dynamic marketplace

Section 809 Panel Commissioners David Drabkin and Charlie Williams discuss takeaways from their third report, and what they recommend for the future of defense acquisition.

Government Matters Panel with McCord

DoD database pilot to allow financial management leaders to track transactions

Mike McCord, member of the National Defense Strategy Commission and former comptroller at the Defense Department, discusses how a transaction database could assist in future auditing at the Pentagon, and […]

Security Matters with Chris Cornillie

DoD looks to agile development to fix security clearance backlog

Chris Cornillie, federal technology market analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses how the Department of Defense is approaching security clearances, and why they are looking to use automation and agile development.

John Conger

Climate change’s impact on military installations around the world

John Conger, director of the Center for Climate and Security and former principal deputy under secretary at the Defense Department, discusses how climate change is affecting military bases and construction […]

Sharon Burke

Energy & climate implications of the National Security Strategy

Sharon Burke, senior adviser at New America and former assistant secretary of defense for operational energy plans and programs, discusses energy competition between the U.S. and China, and why renewable […]

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