Joshua Foust: The U.S. and Pakistan Have Found Detente, but It Won’t Last

posted on July 10, 2012 at 11:38 am

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ASP Fellow Joshua Foust’s latest piece in The Atlantic examines why the detente between the US and Pakistan is purely transactional and argues that the alliance between the two nations is likely to dissolve following NATO’s exit from Afghanistan.

ASP Fellow Joshua Foust in Al Jazeera

posted on July 9, 2012 at 10:46 am

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ASP Fellow Joshua Foust is interviewed in an Al Jazeera report on Kazakhstan’s role in NATO’s Northern Distribution Network and participation in the New Silk Road, a US-backed initiative seeking to improve ties between Central Asian nations and the West.

American Security Quarterly V1 Issue 3

posted on July 9, 2012 at 8:30 am

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Our third edition of the American Security Quarterly contains work by our board members, staff, and adjunct fellows. Topics range from a new national security strategy, the use of smart power. climate change, Afghanistan and fusion, to energy choices, the euro crisis plus Iran and our nuclear security.

LtGen Norman Seip Interviewed on WXBR Radio

posted on July 9, 2012 at 5:18 am


LtGen Norman Seip, an ASP Consensus Member, was interviewed on WXBR Massachusetts Radio, talking about how biofuels can help mitigate national security risks to our nation’s military.

Castellaw: Take party politics out of Law of the Sea ratification

posted on July 6, 2012 at 10:21 am

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Enough is enough. I spent 36 years wearing the uniform of a Marine. I know from my own experience that the Law of the Sea Treaty is about national security, not politics….. Adm. James Winnefeld, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff {stated] “joining will … give us stronger standing to advance treaty arguments in support of partners who are being intimidated over disputes that should be resolved peacefully and voluntarily under the Convention.”

Joshua Foust quoted in The Christian Science Monitor

posted on July 5, 2012 at 4:38 pm

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ASP Fellow Joshua Foust is quoted in an article discussing the reopening of NATO military transit routes in Pakistan. The supply lines were reopened following an apology from the US for a November 2011 border operation that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.