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Alan Chvotkin — Executive vice president and counsel, Professional Services Council
Bill Bransford — Partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth
Alan Chvotkin and Bill Bransford count down the top federal news stories of the week on Federal News Countdown. From a contracting pay cap and the Senate postal bill to the Secret Service scandal, listen for a discussion of the most important issues and news in the world of the federal government.
Michael O’Hanlon — Director of Research and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
The Defense Department’s new defense strategy, released earlier this year, “envisions a smaller, leaner Army that is agile, flexible, rapidly deployable and technologically advanced,” according to a Congressional Research Service report, released by the Federation of American Scientists’ Secrecy News.
But there are still questions about what the Army will look like after this reconfiguration.
Michael O’Hanlon, the director of research and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses lessons learned from previous Army drawdowns.
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Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.