July 17, 2019

Perspectives on the Mark Esper nomination hearing

By Loren DeJonge Schulman

Rick Berger, research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Loren DeJonge Schulman, deputy director of studies at CNAS, discuss Mark Esper’s confirmation hearing to be Secretary of Defense, and what news came from it.

Watch the full conversation on Government Matters.

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    • The National Interest
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  • Commentary
    • Foreign Affairs
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