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Heritage Foundation

Classifying the Future Years Defense Plan

Frederico Bartels, Policy Analyst of Defense Budgeting at the Heritage Foundation, explains the problem of the Defense Department wanting to classify its Future Years Defense Plan while Congress needs access to it


The Army’s approach to cutting programs

Lt. Gen. Tom Spoehr (Ret.- USA), director of the Center for National Defense at the Heritage Foundation, discusses the 200 million in “night court” cuts that the Army wants to reinstate, and what it means for the organization.


The 2020 Index of Military Strength

LTC Dakota Wood (USMC ret.), Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs at the Heritage Foundation, breaks down the military’s current strength, and how it compares with the past.


Review of confirmation hearings for two top military leadership roles

Lt. Gen. Tom Spoehr (Ret.- USA), director of the Center for National Defense at The Heritage Foundation, and Melanie Sisson, senior fellow & director of the Stimson Center Defense Strategy & Planning Program, discuss the hearings for new Army and Air Force secretaries, and interesting developments that resulted from congressional questioning.


Bringing back Base Realignment and Closure

Frederico Bartels, policy analyst for defense budgeting at The Heritage Foundation, makes the case for another round of base realignment, and how it can help long-term savings at DoD


Concerns surrounding number of acting roles at the Pentagon

Melanie Sisson, senior fellow and director of the Stimson Center’s Defense Strategy & Planning Program, and Lt. Gen. Tom Spoehr (USA Ret.), director of the Center for National Defense at the Heritage Foundation, discuss what the number of acting roles at the Department of Defense means for the military on the world stage.

John Venable

SASC to hold hearing on Space Force proposal

John Venable, senior research fellow for defense policy at the Heritage Foundation, discusses what’s new with the Pentagon’s Space Force plan and why there may be “fireworks” about the proposal […]

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