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Mark Collins – Big Dragon “Yikes!”–From 2010 to 2020 “China is set to nearly double its military spending…”

15 Dec

This should sure get the attention of PEOTUS Trump–the rest of the headline: …as an arms race heats up in Asia. China’s defense spending will balloon to $233 billion in 2020, up f…

Source: Mark Collins – Big Dragon “Yikes!”–From 2010 to 2020 “China is set to nearly double its military spending…”

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Mark Collins – Canada and Missile Defence plus Russian Cruise Missile Threat

14 Nov

The conclusion of a November 14 presentation by CGAI Senior Analyst Dave Perry to the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence (the sort of serious discussion of broad defence iss…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada and Missile Defence plus Russian Cruise Missile Threat

Mark Collins – Canada Should Just Say “Yes” to Missile Defence, Cont’d (plus Russian cruise missile threat)

29 Sep

Further to these posts, Canada Should Just Say “Yes” to Missile Defence, North Korea in Mind A retired Canadian diplomat, most recently our government’s political adviser to NORAD’s (and US NORTHCO…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada Should Just Say “Yes” to Missile Defence, Cont’d (plus Russian cruise missile threat)

Mark Collins – US Treasury OKs Boeing, Airbus Airliner Sales to Iran (nothing for Bombardier)

22 Sep

Big commercial fruits of the nuclear deal look like coming through for some as POTUS gambles on the Iranian “moderates” (see end of quote below): The United States on Wednesday [Sept. 2…

Source: Mark Collins – US Treasury OKs Boeing, Airbus Airliner Sales to Iran (nothing for Bombardier)

Mark Collins – General Motors/Canadian Union Deal Looks Set: Governments’ Money Coming (Bombardier too?)

21 Sep

Further to this post, Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto Sector  Ontario is almost certain to pony up money and surely there will be a good dollop of fed funds comin…

Source: Mark Collins – General Motors/Canadian Union Deal Looks Set: Governments’ Money Coming (Bombardier too?)

Mark Collins – Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto Sector

15 Sep

Further to these posts, If Feds Bail Out Bombardier, Can Ontario Auto Sector be Far Behind? [Nov. 2015, company wants US$ 1B] Things Looking Pretty Grim for Ontario Auto Sector–Fed Money (and provi…

Source: Mark Collins – Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto Sector

Mark Collins – Bombardier to Sell Learjet to Cessna-Owner Textron?

23 Aug

This could be a sensible thing for the Canadian company to do as it focuses on its new CSeries airliner, and with not much job impact here as Lear bizjets are made in Wichita, Kansas: Cessna-maker …

Source: Mark Collins – Bombardier to Sell Learjet to Cessna-Owner Textron?