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    Future Directions in Missile Defense

    Panelists talked about the future of missile defense systems and the technology behind them.  “Future Directions” was the third panel in the conference “Next Steps in…

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    International Dimensions of Missile Defense

    Panelists talked about the international implications of U.S. missile defense, including concerns of Russia over advancements in U.S. technology and its reluctance to engage in missile…

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    Missile Defense and Technology

    Former U.S. military and State Department officials talked about modern missile technologies. Video clips of the latest systems were shown. “Policy and Operations” was the…

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    Book Discussion on Kill Chain

    Andrew Cockburn talked about his book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, about the rise of drones and the evolution of their use by the military. He also discussed what…

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    Global Threats to U.S. Security

    U.S. Strategic Commander Admiral Cecil Haney briefed reporters and answered their questions on a variety of military topics. He talked about the influence of 21st century deterrence…

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    Defense Department Acquisition Reform

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about his plan to reform the Defense Department acquisition process. Topics included budgetary challenges, acquisition…

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    1992 Army Training Film Sniper Employment

    This training film briefly outlines the history of snipers in U.S. military history, then instructs how snipers should be used in a variety of situations and describes techniques.

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    Commercial Drone Regulations

    USA Today transportation reporter Bart Jansen spoke by telephone about new proposed drone regulations that were announced by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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    Drone Research and Development

    Witnesses testified at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on research and development performed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National…

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    Book Discussion on War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love. This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a…

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    State of the Air Force

    Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh and Air Force Secretary Deborah James briefed reporters and responded to questions on the state of the Air Force. Topics included budget…

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    John Roth on Border Drone Program

    John Roth talked about an inspector general report that claims the use of drones by U.S. Customs and Border Protection was ineffective and costly. This program was part of C-SPAN’s…

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    Defense Technology Security

    Beth McCormick talked about efforts to ensure the security of various U.S. defense technologies. She defined her job as “share what you can and protect what you must.”…

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    Drone Regulation and Safety

    Michael Toscano talked about a House hearing on drone safety and possible legislation aimed at regulating drone use. Other topics included new drone technology and applications, and…

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    Army Aviation Program

    Panelists discussed plans under the U.S. Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative to transfer Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard to the active force to take over…

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    Book Discussion on Predator

    Richard Whittle talked about his book, Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution, in which he chronicles the development of the Predator drone, an unmanned arial vehicle (UAV)…

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    Israeli Air Defense

    Uzi Rubin, who founded and was the first director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israel Ministry of Defense (MOD), talked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and…

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    Police Use of Military Equipment

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to state and local police forces.

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    Militarization of Police Forces

    Kara Dansky talked about an American Civil Liberties Union Center for Justice report from June 2014 that she co-authored, “War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American…

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    Militarization of Police Forces

    Tim Lynch talked about his concerns on the increasing militarization of police forces in the United States in light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Mr. Lynch also provided…

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