Q&A: Commander Bart D’Angelo (US Navy), National Security Affairs Fellow
Wed, 01/11/2023 – 05:47
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Commander Bart D’Angelo, of the US Navy, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2022–23 at the Hoover Institution.
In this interview, D’Angelo discusses his career, more than two decades long, as an intelligence officer, from his initial tour on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to his work providing battlespace awareness to fleet commanders.
D’Angelo also describes his dual research focus at the Hoover Institution during his fellowship year. He plans to devote a considerable amount of time learning what factors are driving the national security decision making of the Chinese Communist Party. In addition, he plans to learn more about what may be the most credible strategies in deterring a potential People’s Republic of China (PRC) invasion of Taiwan.
Finally, D’Angelo affirms that the world is experiencing a clash of ideologies between the democracy and rule of law heralded by the United States and the authoritarian style-governance championed by the PRC. He argues that these conflicting worldviews can’t coexist in …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution