The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / November 13, 2023 at 5:00 AM

Senior Pentagon officials are scheduled to speak at several events this week. Meanwhile, if Congress doesn't act, the federal government is slated to shut down upon the expiration of a stopgap continuing resolution that runs through Friday.


The Mitchell Institute hosts a discussion with the 16th Air Force's commander for cyber.

The Center for a New American Security hosts a discussion with Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall.


The Politico Defense Summit is held in Washington.

The Intel Public Sector Summit takes place in Washington.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion with the director of the Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office.

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the Biden administration's Afghanistan policy since the U.S. withdrawal.


The Mitchell Institute hosts a discussion with the acting chief of Air Force Futures.

The Atlantic Council hosts a discussion with Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman.


The federal government will shut down at midnight if Congress doesn't pass another temporary funding measure.