Tag: Bob Work

WestExec Managing Partner, Principals and Senior Advisors among 89 former defense officials to write in The Washington Post: “The Military Must Never Be Used to Violate Constitutional Rights”

“President Trump continues to use inflammatory language as many Americans protest the unlawful death of George Floyd and the unjust treatment of black Americans by our justice system. As the protests have grown, so has the intensity of the president’s rhetoric. He has gone so far as to make a …

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Bob Work quoted in The Economist article, “Global Arms Spending Is Rising, But Covid-19 Will Trim Budgets”

“Factor all that in and China’s defence budget may in fact have reached around 87% of America’s, suggests Frederico Bartels of the Heritage Foundation, a think-tank. Raw spending disguises technological advances, too. ‘China appears to be driving the military-technical competition in critical areas such as quantum science, biotechnology, hypersonics, and …

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Michèle Flournoy, Bob Work, and Julie Smith cited in the Wall Street Journal article, “National Security Veterans Urge Trump to Invoke Emergency Mobilization Law”

“A bipartisan group of more than 100 former national security officials are urging President Trump immediately to use a Korean War-era defense mobilization law ‘to the full extent’ to support companies making supplies critical to combating the coronavirus outbreak. “In a letter Wednesday, the former officials said the Defense Production …

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Bob Work on Eye on A.I.’s podcast

“Former Google chief executive Eric Schmidt and former Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, co-chairs of the U.S. National Security Commission on AI, talk about the challenges the government faces in winning support from a skeptical private sector and in maintaining engagement with China while ensuring that that engagement doesn’t work …

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