Wars and Budget Wars: Managing in the Pentagon -- Ashton Carter, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics

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Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Speakers:
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter, U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics discusses the pivotal role of the United States as a world military force despite the recent growth of the Chinese armed forces. Other topics include the military's budget during the current economic crisis and the importance of investing in technologies that protect American soldiers.