J.M. Berger / Foreign Policy
With Twitter’s blind analysis of who you follow, jihadists are easily connecting with new potential extremists.
More Egyptians have died in central Cairo as clashes between security forces and protesters.
After an UN-backed scheme to raise money from richer nations to offset lost oil profits failed, Ecuadorian President Correa has ended the initiative that prevented oil drilling.
Kyle Stock / Bloomberg Business Week
Yucca Mountain, a ridge in the desert of southern Nevada and the government’s controversial pick for a nuclear wastebasket, is back in play … kind of.
Kevin Bullis / MIT Technology Review
By forcing changes in how gas power plants operate, greenhouse regulations could actually make it more difficult for utilities to use renewables.
After a bomb blast rocked southern Beirut yesterday, tolls of people killed continues to rise.
ASP Recent Publications
The security of our nation inherently depends upon the strength of our ability to compete in the global market place while simultaneously raising living standards at home.
This report explores several types of public diplomacy aimed towards Iran, and looks into some of the challenges and potential of these programs as part of an overall strategy for addressing U.S. national security interests.
On Our Flashpoint Blog
One of the best ways to reduce our oil use is to develop biofuel replacements. Corn ethanol has gone a long way- it now makes up 10% of the U.S. fuel supply.
Louisiana has experience its fair share of severe storms, but the loss of wetlands means the Gulf Coast is losing one of its key insurance policies against climate change.
ASP in the News
Brad Plumer, of The Washington Post’s WonkBlog wrote an interesting article on the ongoing academic research on the link between climate change and violence, and linked to a blog post written by ASP’s Andrew Holland.
ASP Adjunct Fellow Paul Rockower’s piece on Free France’s public diplomacy during WWII has subsequently appeared in the Huffington Post.