Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – January 2, 2019


Gen. Milley poised to take over as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs in 2019

Daniel Gouré, senior vice president of the Lexington Institute, discusses Trump’s choice for the next head of the Joint Chiefs, and what’s on the horizon for the military leaders.

Priorities for House Armed Services Committee in 116th Congress

Roger Zakheim, director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation & Institute, discusses goals and challenges for the new House Armed Services leadership, and why passing the next Defense Authorization Act could be complicated.

The Pentagon Beat – January 2, 2019

On the first Pentagon Beat of the year: Megan Eckstein, deputy editor of USNI News, and Patrick Tucker, technology editor at Defense One, discuss the Navy’s purchase of a second destroyer from General Dynamics in 2019, and the Justice Department’s indictment of Chinese hackers.