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Friday, March 23, 2018 | With Ambassador Henry 'Hank' Cooper

35th Anniversary of Reagan’s SDI Speech

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | With Fred Fleitz, David Goldman, Dr. Lawrence Sellin and Jose Cardenas

China’s Technology Ambitions

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | With Diana West

Exploring the ‘Red Thread’

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | With Kevin Freeman, Luis Fleischman, George Rasley and Justin Miller

Russia Targets US Grid

Secure Freedom Radio Podcasts | | Defense Budget & Programs, [Defense & Deterrence Policy], [National & Homeland Security], [Strategic Defense & Deterrence]

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With Dakota Wood

DAKOTA WOOD,Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs in the Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense, Editor of the 2018 Index of U.S. Military Strength, Former Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments:

  • The condition of U.S. military strength at the moment
  • How the end of the Cold War marked the beginning of U.S. Military decline
  • What happens when the peace dividend goes away?



  • The size and modernity of U.S. Naval forces


  • Current status of the U.S. Air Force
  • Drastic reduction in Air Force resources in the past decade
  • State of U.S. nuclear forces, space and cyber-warfare capabilities


  • Is the U.S. industrial base effective and efficient?
  • How perceived weakness emboldens opportunism
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