Back to All Events

Virtual Fireside Chat with Congressman Adam Smith

Oct 29, 2020
11:00am to 12:00pm


On October 29, 2020, Congressman Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joined the CNAS Defense Program for a conversation moderated by Richard Fontaine.

Featuring:

Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA)
Chairman
House Armed Services Committee

Moderated by:

Richard Fontaine
Chief Executive Officer
Center for a New American Security

Watch:

Learn more:

Defense

Rising to the China Challenge

The United States and China are locked in strategic competition over the future of the Indo-Pacific—the most populous, dynamic, and consequential region in the world....

Congress & National Security

Congress’s Hidden Strengths

Introduction On matters of peace and war, virtually no one seems satisfied with Congress. Constitutionally coequal to the executive, the Congress often appears more an uneasy ...

Defense

Investing in Great-Power Competition

Executive Summary This report asks whether the 2021 U.S. defense budget request is aligned with the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS) in selecting priority capability inves...