In Depth Show Blog - April 19

Friday - 4/19/2013, 8:26pm EDT

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today's guests:

Kristi Ragan
Chief of Party
USAID's Grand Challenges for Development

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Your agency's science and technology standards aren't exactly trade secrets. The U.S. Agency for International Development wants to share the innovation with international development companies. Kristi Ragan, chief of party for USAID's Grand Challenges for Development, joins In Depth to discuss the type of technologies the agency wants to share.

Tammy Flanagan
Senior Benefits Director
National Institute of Transition Planning

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The retirement tsunami is close, or already here, depending how you look at it. The Office of Personnel Management is getting more retirement claims cases than ever expected. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director, for the National Institute of Transition Planning, joins In Depth to discuss some of the biggest pitfalls facing people preparing to retire right now

Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio)

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A new structure of subcommittees is in place in the House Armed Services Committee. One of the new ones is the Tactical Air and Land Forces subcommittee. Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio), the chairman of that new subcommittee, joins In Depth to discuss his list of priorities and responsibilities.

Mischel Kwon
Former Director
US-CERT

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Cyber threats are shifting and that's driving shifts in strategy. Prevention and preemptions are more important than ever, according toMischel Kwon, president and CEO of Mischel Kwon Associates and former director of US-CERT at the Homeland Security Department.

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