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Building Trust in Government Podcast: Episode 9

Michele Flournoy
Keoki Jackson

Episode 9: U.S. National Defense Strategy to Push to the Pacific

The Pentagon’s 2022 National Defense Strategy emphasizes the need to focus on China and to bolster deterrence in the Indo-Pacific region. Technology plays a key role in countering the Chinese—from cyber to artificial intelligence, to quantum computing and hypersonics. Meantime, our defense acquisition process needs to incentivize innovation and move with speed and flexibility. Listen to the discussion with Michele Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy; and Keoki Jackson, senior vice president and general manager for MITRE’s National Security Sector.

About the Podcast:

Building Trust in Government

Hosted by MITRE’s Center for Data-Driven Policy with Jim Cook and Dave Powner, our monthly podcast series on Federal News Network examines how to build trust in government while finding solutions for our biggest challenges in national security, cyber, science and technology, and domestic policy.