ASP Fellow for Asymmetric Operations Joshua Foust was featured in USA Today discussing the growing depth of Al-Qaeda and associated movements in Africa.
Joshua Foust, a former senior intelligence analyst for the U.S. military and a political analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency in Yemen, says the administration should monitor militants longer before killing them with drones. He says the United States needs to focus more on human intelligence and social media to pull back the curtain on terror networks — then break them up
“We don’t have human assets inside those organizations,” says Foust, a fellow at the American Security Project. “That requires a rewrite of the rules of gathering clandestine information.”
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