In a year voters are anxious and angry, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius will interview newsmakers in defense, intelligence and national security in live onstage conversations to better understand what’s at stake for the world in 2016 and beyond.
Ignatius’s first conversation was on March 30 with Robert Work, the deputy secretary of defense, who has been a a leading voice for the Pentagon in cyber defense and innovation. Watch the full conversation above and highlights below.
Before becoming second in command at the Pentagon, Work was chief executive of the Center for a New American Security, undersecretary of the Navy and a leader for Navy issues in President Obama’s Department of Defense Transition Team. Ignatius wrote in a recent column that Pentagon officials, Work included, are discussing more openly how advances in artificial intelligence and robot weapons are powerful and necessary to combat and deter threats.
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