Secured Space Access is Needed Now – Time to look at the Commercial Market

posted by August Cole on April 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Space SOlar

In one critical but usually overlooked corner of the national security realm, attention is focusing on how intertwined Russia is with the U.S. space program. What has caught the wary eye of lawmakers and Defense Department officials is the use of Russian rocket engines to power America’s heavy rockets, which frequently carry secret, and expensive, military and intelligence payloads.

What We Are Reading

posted by Nathan Daniels on April 17, 2014 at 2:06 pm


ASP ICYMI: #Iran #NuclearTalks #Drones #ClimateChange #Space #NationalSecurity #Ukraine #Russia #Energy #Japan #Trade

Event Recap: Fusion Power: The Answer to an Uncertain Energy Future – A Discussion with Dan Clery

posted by Kathy Duong on April 17, 2014 at 11:39 am


On Tuesday, April 15th, the American Security Project hosted a discussion about fusion power with Dan Clery, moderated by Andrew Holland, ASP’s Senior Fellow for Energy and Climate.

What’s a Degree Here or There Really Matter?

posted by William Fassuliotis on April 17, 2014 at 10:34 am

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It is hard to put the temperature change of climate change into context. We try to put it in perspective here.

In Wielding Natural Gas Price Against Ukraine, Putin May Have Miscalculated

posted by Special Guest on April 16, 2014 at 4:22 pm

Gas Pipes to EU

The landscape on which this latest energy-based geopolitical battle will be fought is changing. Shifting energy markets and a renewed commitment by Europe to wean itself off Russian gas imports mean that Putin’s calculations may prove costly.

What We Are Reading

posted by Kameron Simmons on April 16, 2014 at 3:32 pm


ASP ICYMI – #Russia #Conflict #ClimateChange #Ukraine #Drones #Defense #Space #Security