July 18, 2019

France to add a space force to its military

By Chris Dougherty

France has announced plans for a space force. But what can it do? Why does anyone need a space force? Host Marco Werman speaks with Chris Dougherty, a former leading strategist at the Department of Defense, and now a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security.

Listen to the full conversation on PRI's The World.

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