Cybersecurity legislation in Congress is dead for now. The next step is likely an executive order from the White House on cybersecurity.
Mike Swetnam, CEO of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, joins In Depth to discuss what’s next for cybersecurity reform and whether an executive order would meet the needs for protecting critical infrastructure.
President Obama and Congress say they want to work out a deal on sequestration and the fiscal cliff. But we’re still waiting to see what the framework of the negotiations will look like. Former Congressman
Bill Frenzel is a guest scholar in economic studies at the Brookings Institution and the former ranking member of the House Budget Committee. He joins In Depth to share the inside story of what’s probably going on at the White House and on Capitol Hill.
Budget and strategy are the two ends of the giant barbell the Pentagon is trying to balance.
Dr. Andrew Krepinevich, president of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, wrote a commentary on that topic in Foreign Affairs Magazine, arguing that the two are very tightly linked together.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. 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.