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
In The NewsBiden Holds Afghanistan Line: ‘I’m Clear On My Answer’
By Richard Fontaine
In The NewsBiden’s First Budget Tries ‘Too Much With Too Little,’ New Wargame Finds
By Stacie Pettyjohn, Becca Wasser & Jennie Matuschak
In The NewsWhat will a new US policy on Yemen mean for Saudi relations?
By Becca Wasser
In The NewsRow explodes between Pentagon, Biden transition team
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
In The NewsTrump admin officially makes it easier to export military drones
By Michael Horowitz
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