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Episode 41 – Strategic Nuclear Deterrence: What are Americans Thinking?

Episode Summary In episode 41 of the Mitchell Institute’s Aerospace Advantage podcast, Strategic Nuclear Deterrence: What are Americans Thinking?, the team delves into the realm of public opinion regarding one of the most consequential aspects of U.S. national security. As a democracy, public sentiment has a key bearing on future U.S. national security decisions. It’s crucial to know where the public stands on this issue given that all segments of the nuclear triad are set

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Episode 40 – The Royal Australian Air Force: Command Perspective

Episode Summary In episode 40 of the Mitchell Institute’s Aerospace Advantage podcast, The Royal Australian Air Force: Command Perspective, hear from Chief of the Air Force Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld as he discusses opportunities and challenges facing airpower and spacepower in the Pacific. Allies and partners are critical to mission success in today’s world, with the U.S.-Australian partnership especially crucial. Air Marshal Hupfeld discusses future operating concepts such as manned-unmanned teaming, current programs like the

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Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on Strategic Nuclear Deterrence

Arlington, VA | September 15, 2021 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Policy Paper series, Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on National Security & Maintaining a Modern Strategic Nuclear Deterrence Posture. Since the late Cold War-era, the debate surrounding strategic nuclear deterrence has been incredibly predictable. The arms control community, on the one hand, and advocates for the nuclear triad, on the other, continue to wield

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Aerospace Nation: Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on Strategic Nuclear Deterrence

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to watch an Aerospace Nation discussing our latest research: Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on Strategic Nuclear Deterrence. For as long as any of us can remember, the debate surrounding strategic nuclear deterrence has been incredibly predictable. The arms control community, on the one hand, and advocates for the nuclear triad, on the other, continue to wield their tried-and-true talking points. You could read a newspaper article from

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Episode 39: 9/11 20 Years Later: 3 Airmen Reflect

Episode Summary In episode 39 of the Mitchell Institute’s Aerospace Advantage podcast, 9/11 20 Years Later: 3 Airmen Reflect, host John “Slick” Baum speaks to three individuals who found themselves thrust into crisis none could have imagined as they began their day. Gen John Jumper, USAF (ret) came to the Pentagon that Tuesday to serve his first full day as Chief of Staff of the Air Force. Lt Gen Dave Deptula, USAF (Ret) was working

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Episode 38: Adversary Insights: Understanding Chinese Airpower

Episode Summary In episode 38 of the Mitchell Institute’s Aerospace Advantage podcast Adversary Insights: Understanding Chinese Airpower, host John “Slick” Baum is joined by Dr Brendan Mulvaney and Ken Allen of Air University’s China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI), Cristina Garafola or RAND, and Dan Rice of the Mitchell Institute to better understand the People Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). As Sun Tzu once said, “Know they enemy and know yourself, and you need not fear

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