The National Defense
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The National Defense University (NDU) Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)3 philanthropic foundation established to support the National Defense University's mission of joint strategic education and leadership development.  

The NDU Foundation seeks to drive excellence and innovation in the faculty and student body through external partnerships, financial support and original initiatives bringing together industry & individuals with military, diplomatic and intelligence leaders to ensure our collective national and international security. 

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Defense Matters is a podcast series on various national defense and foreign affairs topics produced by the National Defense University Foundation Inc. The National Defense University Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of raising awareness and funds in support of the mission and scholarship of the National Defense University. 

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