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Avascent on the Record: Over the Horizon: How China and North Korea are Reshaping Allied Defense Investment in the Asia-Pacific

Over the Horizon: How China and North Korea are Reshaping Allied Defense Investment in the Asia-Pacific By August Cole, Steve Ganyard, and Alex Chang Growing threats from North Korea and China are reshaping allied defense investment in the region and are calling into question U.S. military dominance for the first time in decades. August Cole …

Avascent on the Record: Rhetoric and Reality: Why the FY18 NDAA Won’t Lead To Higher Defense Spending

Rhetoric and Reality: Why the FY18 NDAA Won’t Lead To Higher Defense Spending By August Cole and Matt Vallone Matt Vallone recently sat down with August Cole to discuss fiscal-year 2018 defense spending and why, despite announcements of a $700 billion defense authorization bill, a major increase in defense appropriations looks unlikely. Although Republicans dominate …