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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 2.8.18

By Avascent Analytics team 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. …

Political Report: 2/6/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Another Funding Deadline Looms with No Deal in Place Congratulations to the Philadelphia Eagles on their big Super Bowl win. Apparently New England doesn’t get to win every year, but no hard feelings as it was a fantastic game. This week, Congress must deal with …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 2.1.18

By Avascent Analytics team Data Stories: Who Are The Big Air-and-Missile Defense Spenders in Europe? It’s no surprise that air-and-missile defense (AMD) spending has been on the rise in Europe since 2014. Fears over Russia’s aggressive posturing in the region and the ongoing conflict in Syria have put pressure on European countries to modernize their militaries and …

Political Report: 1/31/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: State of the Union Address Dominates Headlines as FY 2019 Budget Leaks Start On January 30th President Donald Trump delivered his first formal State of the Union address. While light on specifics related to defense and aerospace, the speech did include support for the elimination …

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