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Sharon Burke, Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

Ice at the North Pole is melting at record rates. Sea lanes are opening where they were never open before, and security implications are opening along with them. Sharon Burke is senior fellow for the Center for a New American Security. She was assistant secretary of defense for operational energy until earlier this year. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained the effect of the melting ice in the North Pole on national security.

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Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:33pm EDT
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Jerry Hendrix, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, CNAS

The Pentagon launched 12 airstrikes against the Islamic State militants in Iraq during the last 24 hours. As Operation Inherent Resolve continues -- and becomes more expensive -- it highlights a need to develop more cost efficient military strategies. Retired Navy Capt. Jerry Hendrix is former Director of Naval History. Hendrix is now senior fellow and director of the new Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained how the program will analyze and create new military strategies that emphasize cost effectiveness and innovation.

Tags: Jerry Hendrix , Navy , Islamic State , In Depth

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:11pm EDT
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Nora Bensahel, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

The release of the National Defense Panel's analysis of the Quadrennial Defense Review is just a few weeks away. That panel is Congress' independent review board for the QDR. Nora Bensahel is senior fellow and co-director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security. She was a guest for Pentagon Solutions on In Depth with Francis Rose. Her latest work is titled "Beyond the QDR: Key Issues Facing the National Defense Panel." She says the QDR doesn't break much new ground, and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

Tags: Nora Bensahel , QDR , DoD , Pentagon Solutions , In Depth

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 01:37pm EDT
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Ben FitzGerald, Center for a New American Security

The National Defense Authorization Act for this year will include an increase for cyber operations. It's one of the few budget categories that will go up in the defense budget. Ben FitzGerald, a senior fellow and director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, is writing about potential models for success in cyber command and control structure.

Tags: Ben Fitzgerald , DoD , In Depth

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 05:58pm EDT
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David Barno, Center for a New American Security

In the military, combat experience helps you climb the career ladder. The lack of it can set you back. As the United States enters what is believed to be an era of peace, what does that mean for young cadets' job prospects? Will they be relegated to second-tier jobs behind those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan? Army Lt. Gen. David Barno (Ret.), a senior fellow and co-director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, explained the promotion system to Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.

Tags: David Barno , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , DoD

Monday - 04/21/2014, 09:53am EDT
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Obama nominates Bob Work to be No. 2 at DoD

Robert Work will return to the Defense Department for a third tour of duty. He was in the Marines for 27 years and served almost four years as undersecretary of the Navy.

Tags: people , DoD , Robert Work , Chuck Hagel , Christine Fox , Jason Miller , Navy

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:59pm EST

Beef jerky, reality shows, beer: Coburn tells DoD to cut it all out

A new report, called the Department of Everything, says DoD spending over the next 10 years will total almost $68 billion on non- military goods and services. Some recent examples include a smartphone app to help military members manage their caffeine intake and the sponsorship of a workshop by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency called the 100 Year Starship project, which included a session called, "Did Jesus die for Klingons too?"

Tags: management , Congress , Tom Coburn , DoD , budget , waste, fraud and abuse , Nora Bensahel , Elizabeth Robbins , Jason Miller

Friday - 11/16/2012, 05:33am EST
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Thousands of service members transition to private sector jobs

Some 250,000 service members leave the military each year and all must attend counseling on finances and other issues whether they served six years or 26 years, whether they saw the battlefield or not.

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Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 03:04am EDT

Lessons from States's QDDR

Brian Burton, a Bacevich Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, explains what State did right and where it could improve its QDDR.

Tags: Brian Burton , Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development , State ,

Monday - 03/28/2011, 04:10pm EDT
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FOSE Conference to outline agencies' tech future

Karen Evans is the Director of the US Cyber Challenge. And the former E-gov administration.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Karen Evans , best practices , In Depth , FOSE Conference

Monday - 07/11/2011, 06:04pm EDT
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