Next Generation National Security Fellow, 2017
Senior Pentagon Correspondent & Associate Editor, Defense News
Aaron Mehta is senior Pentagon correspondent and associate editor for Defense News, covering policy, strategy and acquisition at the Defense Department. He covered the Air Force and aerospace industry for Defense News from October 2012 to April 2015. He previously spent four years at the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, investigative journalism organization where he covered the intersection of money and politics. A Bostonian and a graduate of Tufts University, he has had work featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN, among other outlets.
Recent Publications & News
Lessons from Zapad — jamming, NATO and the future of Belarus
By Jim Townsend
'One hand tied behind your back': Why DoD's empty policy chair matters
By Michèle Flournoy
Implications of Trump’s arms sale to Saudi Arabia
By Ilan Goldenberg
Stackley gets lead role in transforming defense acquisition
By Ben FitzGerald
What Should Mattis Look for in a Deputy?
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
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