Tommy Vietor talked with Carnegie defense expert Katherine Charlet about President Trump’s plan to create a Space Force. Charlet detailed the importance of outer space to the military as it relates to the growing issue of global cyber security. However, is another branch of the military necessary and a good use of taxpayer funds?

Katherine Charlet

Katherine Charlet is the inaugural director of Carnegie’s Technology and International Affairs Program. She works primarily on the security and international implications of evolving technologies, with a focus on cybersecurity and cyber conflict, biotechnology, and artificial intelligence.

Tommy Vietor

Tommy Vietor is the host of Pod Save the World.