Podcast: New Report Shows Our Military Isn’t Prepared for Conflict With China, Russia

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“The U.S. military could suffer unacceptably high casualties and loss of major capital assets in its next conflict. It might struggle to win, or perhaps lose, a war against China or Russia. The United States is particularly at risk of being overwhelmed should its military be forced to fight on two or more fronts simultaneously.” Those are the sobering words from a report released Wednesday by the bipartisan National Defense Strategy Commission. Air Force veteran and Heritage Foundation senior communications manager John Cooper joins us to discuss. Plus: Forget taking your kids to work—taking your parents to work is now what the cool kids are doing.

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