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Shawn Brimley, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, CNAS

Defense Secretary nominee Ash Carter called on Congress to figure out a way to move on from sequestration. In his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee today, he said failure to do that will have a dangerous impact on the future of the Defense Department. Shawn Brimley is executive vice president and director of studies at the Center for a New American Security. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he outlined a strategy for the next SecDef's tenure.

Tags: Shawn Brimley , DoD , In Depth

Wednesday - 02/04/2015, 04:54pm EST

Phil Carter, Center for a New American Security

Eighteen more people are dead after they were left off the official waiting list for health care at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital. The VA Inspector General will investigate to see if long wait times caused the deaths. Phil Carter, senior fellow, counsel and director of the Military, Veterans and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security, writes about six ways to reform the VA healthcare system and restore public trust in Slate.

Tags: Phil Carter , Veterans Affairs , In Depth

Friday - 06/06/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Flournoy: Time for a 'good scrub' of DoD's mission, tasks

Michele Flournoy, the former undersecretary of defense for policy, says the time is ripe for the Department of Defense to look at its mission and how it motivates people to cut costs and reduce its overhead.

Tags: Michele Flournoy , DoD , DoD budget , budget , In Depth , Michael OConnell

Monday - 08/19/2013, 03:25pm EDT