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David Berteau

79 - David Berteau
2012 Rank: 78

Director, CSIS's National Security Program on Industry and Resources
Berteau has been one of the most respected defense analysts in Washington, having served four administrations — under Democrats and Republicans — and 15 years with industry. That experience makes him among the most capable prognosticators of where defense policy is going, as well as capable of understanding the broad implications of any shift. Berteau has held positions overseeing weapons production, readiness, budget and policy. Consulted routinely by the Pentagon, Berteau has highlighted concerns about the health of the US defense industrial base.

Opinion shapers Industry Policy