Past Event: “Critical Minerals from the Sea”

posted on July 11, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Sea ice melt pond. Photo credit NASA

Join the event on Tuesday, July 17 at the Stimson Center when they feature experts in marine minerals and geology, seabed mining technology and economics and strategic and critical materials policy.

ASP Speaker at Event – “Clean Energy & the Nation’s Security: A Military Call for Action” with Operation Free

posted on July 10, 2012 at 4:02 pm


Join the American Security Project’s CEO, BGen Stephen Cheney, USMC (Ret) for an energy security panel discussion featuring retired military officers from four branches of the Armed Services –
“Clean Energy & the Nation’s Security: A Military Call for Action”

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

Al Jazeera Logo

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

American Eagle and flag

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.