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Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | November 11 – 18

Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | November 11 – 18
Rachel Moltz
Mon, 12/05/2022 – 13:03
Industrial Policy & International Security

Poland will not invite Ukraine to co-host missile strike investigation | Defense News

Polish authorities believe the fatal missile strike this week was likely caused by Ukrainian air defense systems responding to a Russian missile attack and not a Russian attack intentionally targeting Poland. While Poland continues to investigate the incident, they will not include Ukraine as a co-host in this effort. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pushed back on Poland’s preliminary findings, requesting a joint investigation. A subsequent statement indicates that Ukrainian representatives may be allowed to access the strike site.

Ukraine’s Appetite for Weapons Is Straining Western Stockpiles | Foreign Policy

Western allies are worried about balancing longer-term demands to supply Ukraine with arms and ammunition while maintaining their own stockpiles at levels required by NATO. The US and others have called on defense companies to ramp up production but contractors have been hesitant to augment manufacturing capacity until they can be assured of consistent demand. Mobilizing the defense industry will also require access to skilled labor from other industries and increasingly expensive raw materials. In late October and …read more

Source:: Hoover Institution


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