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Planning for the Military of the Future: One-on-One with Gen. Joseph Dunford

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discusses key threats facing America now and in the future, and how the U.S. military is preparing for them through technological modernization.

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A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe.

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The nature of warfare is changing. Revolutionary technological advancement, including artificial intelligence, robotics and sophisticated cyber capabilities, are ushering in a new era for the military, the national security establishment and the defense industry. On Thursday, December 6, The Washington Post interviewed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford and Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Dr. Steven H. Walker to discuss how the Pentagon is modernizing America’s armed forces and assess how the United States and other nations are reducing their reliance on the traditional machinery of war fighting by adapting next-generation military technology.

About Washington Post Live

A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe.