It's time to go beyond the blue bin.
President-elect Donald Trump says we need to rebuild and reinvest in our military. But America already spends more on defense than the next seven countries combined. So what will a Trump presidency mean for the future of our armed forces?
- Chuck Hagel U.S. Secretary of Defense from 2013 to 2015; former Republican Senator from Nebraska
- Michael Donley Secretary of the Air Force from 2008 to 2013
- Gordon Adams Professor emeritus, American University’s School of International Service; Co-editor of “Mission Creep: The Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy?”
Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel discusses the pressures on the U.S. military, including multiple long engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Hagel states his case for why it's important the United States remain the most powerful military in the world.
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Hagel discusses the threats of hacking and cyberwarfare from China, Russia, North Korea, and non-state actors such as ISIS.
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