Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on the need for Trade Promotion Authority, TTIP, TPP

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter applauds the efforts on “Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015,” stating that “I never forget that our military strength ultimately rests on the foundation of a vibrant and growing economy.” This act will give the Obama administration more leeway to conclude and finalize negotiations for the Trans-Pacific […]

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Infrastructure is a critical national security issue

Speaking more on infrastructure was ASP’s Director of Strategy and Communication, Paul Hamill, as he was invited to a televised interview by FOX.

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Critical Issues Facing Russia and the Former Soviet Union: Governance and Corruption

The American Security Project (ASP) presents six charts that explain corruption, illicit financial flows, and more in Russia and the former Soviet Union.

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The Geopolitics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Speakers and Panelists

Conference: The Geopolitics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)         Speakers and panelists: Lilianne Ploumen Lilianne Ploumen has served as the Netherlands’ Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation since November 2012. In her expansive career, Ploumen has worked in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. In 1995, she founded Ploumen […]

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Peter S. Rashish on Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

In an op-ed published by Asia Pathways, ASP Consensus Member Peter S. Rashish takes on one of the most contentious issues that has dominated trade talks all across the globe: the Investor-State Dispute Settlement clause (ISDS). It is hard to find another trade related talking point that has stirred up more controversy lately than ISDS. […]

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ASP’s Hugo Grondel On Why It Is Time To Answer TTIP’s Call For Action

In an op-ed published today by E!Sharp, ASP’s Hugo Grondel calls on the European Union and its member states to confront some of the myths that have surrounded the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) head on. Ever since its inception in July 2013, several European NGOs and pressure groups have been […]

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Coming in from the cold – A Cautionary Tale for market expansion

How can firms, particularly cash strapped organizations, contemplate expanding and in some cases, should they? Conducting thorough due diligence of the potential upside and downside risks is paramount.

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The 0.1% of Bacteria

Last week, the UCLA-Ronald Reagan Medical Center reported two patients had died after contracting a “superbug.” As investigations continue into how and what caused these deaths and the possible exposure of 175 people, connecting stories to the cases at UCLA are casting a wide net on the problem. The incident has led to a discussion […]

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A view from the Baltics – The Kremlin Shadow

There are many issues confronting the country, which U.S. policy makers should take into account, here are just some of these issues

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