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Defense One Radio, Ep. 140: The future of defense acquisition

The Army's top buyer and the Pentagon's integration chief talk Ukraine, non-traditional suppliers, and more.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 139: What we learned from a Middle Eastern airshow

We take a look at how officials around the region are carrying on with business as usual despite Israel's war with Hamas.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 138: Is this the beginning of the end for Hamas?

We discuss the daunting task of clearing Gaza City of Hamas as well as Israel's goal of crushing the group once and for all.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 137: AUSA extras

We’ve got a few extra interviews from the sidelines of this year’s Association of the U.S. Army’s conference, in Washington.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 136: AUSA highlights

Defense One staff explain some of the major themes from this year's annual Association of the U.S. Army conference in Washington.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 135: The uncertain future of an eavesdropping law

We review the history of FISA Section 702 ahead of its possible expiration at the end of the year.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 134: What ‘national security’ means for eastern Europe

Sam Skove shares highlights from his reporting trip to Poland, Estonia, and the UK.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 133: Unpacking the 2023 Air, Space & Cyber conference

In this episode, we review several things we learned at the Air & Space Forces Association's biggest annual event.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 132: The Pentagon’s new drone fixation

We dig into the new Replicator initiative, and explore Anduril's recent UAV-firm acquisition.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 131: 'Oppenheimer,' explored

How much of America's nuclear history does the three-hour film pack in, and how much did it leave out?

Defense One Radio, Ep. 130: A brief history of China’s nuclear forces

From Cold War-era distrust of the Soviets to Beijing's recent silo buildup, we review some of the ideas and methods that have helped China become the nuclear power it is today.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 129: After the NATO summit + a trip to the Pacific

Patrick Tucker explains what he learned during a recent trip to Indo-PACOM headquarters in Hawaii.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 128: Behind this year’s Paris Air Show

Marcus Weisgerber helps unpack some of the biggest defense business takeaways from the 2023 Paris Air Show.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 127: Tech Summit, in review

We hear from U.S. generals, ambassadors from Europe, tech reps from Ukraine, officials from Congress, China wonks, space nerds, and more

Defense One Radio, Ep. 126: Why Ukraine’s drone war is more complex than you think

We review the evolution of drone tactics in the second year of Russia’s Ukraine invasion.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 125: The Army’s recruiting crisis; the science of special forces; and NATO’s Mircea Geoană

Can the Army pull itself out of a two-year recruiting slump? And what sort of gear is drawing the attention of America's special operators?

Defense One Radio, Ep. 124: The war in Yemen, 8 years on

Is a comprehensive peace process possible in Yemen? And what has the conflict revealed about the possible future of America’s relations with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and others in the region?