Consensus for American Security in Stars and Stripes

An op-ed on the security implications of COP21 signed by four members of American Security Project's Consensus for American Security was published by Stars and Stripes online and in their Saturday, December 19th print edition.

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Event Recap: Department of Defense Action on Climate Change

On Friday, December 11, the American Security Project hosted the Department of Defense Action on Climate Change event. It featured a distinguished panel discussing the Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Roadmap and the results of ASP’s national climate security tour.

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Global Security Forum 2015

On Monday, November 16th, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted the Global Security Forum 2015 in Washington, DC. The event featured panels of government officials, think tank fellows, and business professionals to discuss the major national security issues facing the nation and the possible solutions to these bedeviling quandaries.

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Developing an Effective Anti-ISIS Strategy

The recent terror attacks in Paris have created renewed demand to develop a real strategy for defeating ISIS. These attacks show spillover from the Syrian Civil War that threatens the livelihood of people far beyond Syria’s borders.

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Want America to Remain Exceptional?  Try Leading on Climate Change

Americans have always been a very patriotic people, and I am no exception. Having traveled to over 60 countries and done business in many, I am always excited to come back to what I consider to be the best place to live on the planet. My feelings are not unique. In a recent Pew Research Center Poll, 86% of Americans affirmed their belief that the United States either stands above all other countries in the world or is at least one of the greatest countries in the world.

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What Constitutes Credibility in US Public Diplomacy     

Whether it is the United States or “local voices” engaging in messaging, understanding how these actors are perceived is crucial when determining the proper course for communication.

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Improving the Relationship Between the U.S. and Iran with Ambassador Thomas Pickering

On Monday November 2, 2015, Ambassador Thomas Pickering visited American University to address Improving the Relationship Between the U.S. and Iran. Ambassador Pickering has served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan and El Salvador. He has also served as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans, Environmental and Scientific Affairs and as Special Assistant to Secretaries of State William P. Rogers and Henry A. Kissinger.

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Reality, Risk and Potential: Managing Today’s Conflicts

On Monday, October 26th at the Council on Foreign Relation’s, Foreign Affairs and the International Crisis Group (ICG) in New York hosted an event on “Reality, Risk, and Potential: Managing Today’s Conflicts.” The event featured panels of experts consisting of think tank fellows, academics, journalists, and business professionals.

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