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Political Report: 12/5/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: CR Will Likely Pass by Friday, but Length Is to Be Determined With only four days remaining until the current continuing resolution expires, Congress’ path forward remains unclear. House Republican leadership has announced that they will pass a two-week CR that would continue funding through …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 11.30.17

By Avascent Analytics team Data Stories: How Nordic Defense Spending Compares to the Rest of Europe Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 sent shockwaves throughout Europe, causing many countries in the region to rethink their military funding. The tension is particularly palpable in the Baltic Sea where Russia has conducted war games with the Chinese Navy and …

Political Report: 11/27/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: The CR End Date Draws Closer As the year draws to a close, things always heat up in Congress. With only twelve legislative days scheduled between Thanksgiving and the end of the calendar year, Congress’ to-do list has not gotten any shorter. Tax reform and …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 11.16.17

By Avascent Analytics team WHITE PAPER – Brexit’s Toll: Defence Cuts Loom as UK Looks to Reduce Budget Shortfall With the UK’s 10-year military equipment plan under economic pressure, the Ministry of Defence is being forced to decide which capabilities to prioritize and which to potentially lose in order to balance the books due to Brexit’s economic …

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