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Baker quoted in LA Times article on the Defense Production Act

March 26, 2020

Los Angeles Times

The Hon. James E. Baker

The Hon. James E. Baker

"If there is a gap between voluntary production and what is needed, or anticipated to be needed, the DPA [Defense Production Act] is the mechanism to close that gap," says the Hon. James E. Baker, director of the Institute for Security Policy and Law. He was interviewed for the Los Angeles Times article "Trump’s refusal to use wartime powers to direct scarce medical supplies has left states fighting it out." 03/26/20

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