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2013-11-22 16:21:41

The American Security Project welcomes Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's comments on the impact climate change has on global security www.NationalSecurityandClimateChange.org WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the Halifax Security Forum, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke about the role of the Department of Defense in preparing for an opening Arctic. He also highlighted the impact climate change has on national security around the world, and how the...

2013-09-19 08:20:15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Security Project released a new paper, "The Arctic: Five Critical Security Challenges" which shows how a lack of engagement, planning, and infrastructure is harming America's interests in the Arctic. There are five key examples of how the U.S. is failing to meet the challenge: (1) Energy Exploration, (2) Territorial Disputes and the Law of the Sea, (3) Infrastructure for Emergency Response, (4) American Military...

2013-08-22 08:22:22

New ASP Report examines geopolitical effects of the surge in U.S. oil production WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Security Project released a new report analyzing the geopolitical effects of the boom in tight oil production. The major findings are that the recent surge in domestic oil production is already having geopolitical effects that include greater leverage to implement sanctions on Iran and reduced influence of OPEC. However, the report also...

2012-11-28 00:22:04

New report sets out the key issues with our national competitiveness WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Security Project released a new report analyzing the issues of our national competitiveness. The report clearly lays out urgent social, political and economic challenges and links these with our national security. The report details the issues with: business climate; infrastructure; national debt; labor market and immigration; defense industrial base;...

2012-10-15 23:20:08

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The American Security Project released a report on Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) and the opportunity for nuclear power in the coming years. SMRs are nuclear power plants that are intentionally designed to be about 1/3 of the size or less of conventional large reactors. These small designs present a variety of benefits over large reactors, including advantages on cost, safety and flexibility. With the nuclear industry facing enormous...

2012-08-06 18:21:23

America's Vital Need to Communicate Strategically WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Security Project released its report on the strategic necessity for strong American public diplomacy. The New Public Diplomacy Imperative examines many of the issues in contemporary public diplomacy, and recommends best practices for policy makers and public diplomacy practitioners. This white paper provides insight and guidance to strengthen the effectiveness of...

2012-07-18 18:20:35

The dangers of magical thinking and the need for politics, planning & strategy WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Security Project releases a paper that examines the war in Afghanistan to identify lessons policymakers need to learn from the conflict. Much discussion of the war focuses on narrow issues like military doctrine or troop surges, but there are more fundamental lessons that need to be learned from the last ten years of war. U.S....

2012-03-06 23:01:00

2012 Report on the Energy Choices facing American WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Security Project released the 2012 edition of its annual White Paper "America's Energy Choices." The paper details a range of options for America's energy future, ranging from coal and natural gas to solar and tidal power. The report sets out how each contributes to America's energy make-up and how our business and political leaders should weigh the competing...