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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
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- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration.
- Jeffrey Ranney senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and co-author of "Averting the Defense Train Wreck in the New Millennium" (CSIS), and director of strategic planning and financial analysis at Management Support Technology, Inc.
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