Russia, China, Ash Carter discussed on The Lawfare Podcast

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Law. Fair has a new podcast for you. It's called the report and it brings you. The in depth story of the Muller report both out having to Wade through four hundred forty eight dense pages a legal text the first episode dropped on Friday and you'll be able to see it in our feed but for future episodes subscribed to the report wherever you got your podcasts. You're so I thought when I was in office we're not doing nearly enough respect to China and Russia and the reason I disagreed with crowds speak through the two thousand two thousand ten period it was that it had become cleared me think before the that it was clear to many people that China and Russia China and Russia we'd hope for in the nineties wasn't happy and the we needed to be able to counter them and they were a higher end enemy the Taliban guidance second we'd spent all that time and energy on Iraq and Afghanistan and ultimately Syria and was that a distraction yeah. It was so you those two things together in China and Russia were getting the attention they needed to events to our for about ten years and one of the things I did. All three of my jobs was tried to restore that attention to China Russia. I think that's now more prevalent in country which is a good prevalent in Washington which is a good thing but it wasn't ten years. I'm Michaela Fogel and this is the l'affaire podcast last July twentieth two thousand nineteen. We've got something a little different for podcast listeners this week. Jack Goldsmith sat down in Cambridge Massachusetts to have a conversation with former secretary of Defense Ash Carter and you're about to hear it they talked about Carter's time as head of the Pentagon the challenges of conveying national security threats to the American public the Obama Administration's response to the rise of the Islamic state offensive cyber operations and the role of of lawyers in defense policy. It's the law fair podcast episode four Hundred Thirty six Jack Goldsmith talks to former secretary of Defense Ash Carter so this is an amazing book on many levels. I learned a ton on and <hes> it's many different kinds of book wrapped into one is a comprehensive accessible explanation for how D._O._D.. Works on policy ranging from acquisitions in procurement to chain of command issues as to strategic planning and dozens of others use. It's a how to in leadership manual on enough. You would accept that characterization. It's it's full practical advice for how to deal with the press interagency process congressional the hearings crisis management more. It's an assessment of U._S.. Grand Strategy with <HES> with China Russia the Middle East North Korea it Analyzes D._O._D.'s technological strengths and weaknesses in nature of rapid technological change change..

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