Episode 82 – China v Taiwan: What’s Really Happening in the Air?

In Episode 82 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, China v Taiwan: What’s Really Happening in the Air?, John Baum chats with Mitchell Institute’s Dan Rice; Ken Allen of the China Aerospace Studies Institute; Gerald Brown of Valiant Integrated Services; and Thomas Shattuck of Perry World House to better understand the dynamics between China and Taiwan when it comes to contested air sovereignty. Clearly, relations between the two nations are complex and heated. From an air

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Episode 81 – Space National Guard: An Imperative or Extraneous?

In Episode 81 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Space National Guard: An Imperative or Extraneous?, John Baum chats with Col Michael Bruno, Lt Col Scott McGuire, and Mitchell Institute’s Christopher Stone to explore the debate surrounding whether the nation requires a Space National Guard. This issue is garnering quite a bit of attention as of late, with the Administration seeking to block the stand up of a Space Guard while Members of Congress introducing language

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Episode 80 – Congress, Ukraine, and China: The Rendezvous

In Episode 80 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Congress, Ukraine, and China: The Rendezvous, The Mitchell Institute team gathers to discuss air and space topics that you’ve seen in the national security headlines. This week’s episode focuses on the defense bills moving through the House and Senate, with predictions regarding what Air Force priorities will win and lose. We also discuss the latest events that are occurring in Ukraine and risks involved with providing too

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Episode 79 – Allied Space Perspectives: Conversation with Air Vice Marshall Smyth

In Episode 79 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Allied Space Perspectives: Conversation with Air Vice Marshall Smyth, host John “Slick” Baum and Gen Kevin Chilton, USAF (ret) chat with Air Vice Marshall Harv Smyth, Director of Space at the Ministry of Defence, to discuss the United Kingdom’s approach to national security issues on orbit. This conversation is especially important given the MOD’s recently released white paper: “Defence Space Strategy: Operationalizing the Space Domain.” Understanding how

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