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Roger Zakheim

Vote against president’s Pentagon budget request is outside the norm, says former Defense Department official

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted 24:1 against the White House’s budget request for the Pentagon. The committee added another $25 billion on top of the president’s $715 billion request. Roger Zakheim, director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation and Institute and former deputy assistant secretary of defense, said this is significant because generally […]

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National Defense Authorization Act completion will likely be delayed

The Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Senator Jack Reed says he will hold off on marking up this year’s National Defense Authorization Act until July. The Senate will use the extra time to consider nominees for top posts in the Defense Department. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Roger Zakheim said the delay, […]

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Unclear whether new DoD ethics code of conduct is response to Jan. 6 riot

Defense Department personnel, both civilian and uniformed, have a new ethics code of conduct. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin writes the code comports with President Biden’s efforts to restore trust in government. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Roger Zakheim said it is unclear whether this is a direct response to the Jan. 6 riot. He […]

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Making strategic choices about the defense budget

Thomas Mahnken, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Roger Zakheim, Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation and Institute, discuss defense spending after the pandemic and their findings regarding a possible 10% cut in the defense budget

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Civilian-military relations

Roger Zakheim, Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation & Institute, discusses concerns surrounding President-elect Biden’s choice for the next secretary of defense

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Updates on this year’s NDAA

Roger Zakheim, Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation and Institute, discusses the impact of the 2020 election on the NDAA and the House and Senate Armed Services Committees

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New assessment of the Chinese military

Roger Zakheim, Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation & Institute, discusses the Defense Department’s new annual assessment of the Chinese military and the importance of keeping pace with China

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