Defense Industry and the Economy

Panelists talked about the links between the defense and commercial sectors of the U.S. economy and the critical need for engineers and… read more

Panelists talked about the links between the defense and commercial sectors of the U.S. economy and the critical need for engineers and scientists in the U.S. to remain globally competitive. They also discussed the defense industry as a means for preventing attacks as well as for building strong trade relations. They responded to questions from the audience.

This program was part of a day-long Brookings Institution program on innovative economic growth strategies for government and business sectors. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Michael E. O'Hanlon Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • Peter W. Singer Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->21st Century Defense Initiative
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Defense Industry and the Economy

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Program ID:
297463-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 4, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jan 17, 2011 | 4:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 18, 2011 | 6:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2011 | 10:13pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2011 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2011 | 4:07pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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