Author and geopolitical analyst Brandon Weichert discusses his new book on the battle for space. He explains why the Space Force was created now, why space is the key strategic domain going forward, and what a space battle might look like. He examines how America is in dire need of reviving its space effort and how China’s economic rise could mean obtaining technological and ultimately military superiority. Finally, he looks at the socio-cultural divide and how that has severely hampered American superpower status and gives his prognosis of great power conflict and war in this decade.
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About Brandon Weichert
Brandon J. Weichert is a geopolitical analyst and author. His book, “Winning Space: How America Remains a Superpower” is due out in Fall 2020 from Republic Book Publishers and addresses the need for a U.S. Space Force, the threats the United States faces from rising technological powers, such as China, in space, and where the United States should be moving in terms of space defense, exploration, and development. On top of that, Brandon is the founder and manager of The Weichert Report: World News Done Right, where he delivers unconventional reportage on some of the world’s most important news stories.
He is also a contributing editor at American Greatness and The American Spectator, and he contributes to Real Clear Public Affairs, Real Clear World, and Real Clear Defense regularly. Brandon’s work on national security has also been republished in Yahoo! News, the New York Post, The Spectator US, and The National Interest. Brandon is a frequent guest on The John Batchelor Show where he comments on Chinese technology and trade policies. He travels the country briefing audiences from the military and tech investment community on matters related to technology and national security.
Brandon is a recovering Congressional staffer who holds an M.A. in Statecraft and National Security Affairs from the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C. and he can be followed on Twitter @WeTheBrandon. Please be sure to follow The Weichert Report’s Facebook page @theweichertreport, too. For any press or media inquiries email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Podcast intro music is from the song “The Queens Jig” by “Musicke & Mirth” from their album “Music for Two Lyra Viols”: https://musicke-mirth.de/en/recordings.html (available on iTunes or Amazon)