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The U.S.-India Relationship: Navigating Strategic Multi-Alignment

Prioritizing economic growth over great power alignment, India remains strategically neutral on key geopolitical divides in the 21st century. To strengthen its partnership with the world’s most populous democracy, Washington will need to maximize Delhi’s benefits while ensuring strong commitment to human rights and democratic values.

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Insights and Opportunities for the U.S. Department of Defense Zero-Emissions Vehicle Fleet Transition

The Biden Administration’s Executive Orders 14008 and 14057 signal a whole-of-government shift to zero-emission vehicles. This guidance has profound implications
for the Department of Defense (DoD).

Code War: How China’s AI Ambitions Threaten U.S. National Security

China’s aggressive pursuit of artificial intelligence harkens a future where bytes and algorithms challenge traditional battlefield superiority. If the U.S. government doesn’t set guardrails now, American firms pursuing lucrative Chinese markets may vanguard the Chinese Communist Party’s transition to fifth-generation warfare.

Key Reads

Mapping Florida’s Resilience Through a National Security Lens

Florida is home to USSOUTHCOM, USCENTCOM, and USSOCOM, as well as many key national security facilities. As such, any disruption in operations can ...

Posing in Front of Missiles

Iran’s Attacks in the Middle East: Ideological or Practical?

Last Tuesday, the Iranian government launched a series of missile strikes against what it called “terrorist hideouts” in Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan....

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak meet in a courtyard

Trans-Atlantic Export Controls: Leaping Promises, Lagging Oversight

Trans-Atlantic export controls have expanded due to escalating tensions between the United States and China. Agencies are trying to keep up.

Perspective – Enabling Factors for Achieving U.S. Army Microgrid Goals

The U.S. Army has more than 130 installations worldwide and has a stated goal of operating a microgrid on all Army installations by 2035. With only...

Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan

As Congress Delays FISA Vote, Concerns over Privacy and Partisanship Persist

Legislators need to decide whether introducing new privacy and partisanship laws are worth the potential national security vulnerabilities.

To Counter Russian Disinformation, Innovate American Public Diplomacy

Russian disinformation is a threat to U.S. national security. Public diplomacy must reemerge to help counter it.

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The Opioid Epidemic’s Impact on the Military Threatens Readiness

As the third decade of the opioid epidemic closes, awareness of the problem and its impacts exists, but the end does not yet seem in sight.

Research and Programming

Climate Security

Through research and public engagements, ASP is fostering dialogue and building consensus on the national security impacts of climate change.

Nuclear Security

The spread of nuclear weapons and increasing numbers of nuclear forces worldwide represents the greatest danger to mankind.

Energy Security

ASP's energy security research covers the spectrum of energy sources, from nuclear, wind, and solar, to fusion and other innovative technologies.