World Affairs

Additional Publications

August 28, 2023  • Aspen Strategy Group

The Arab Revolutions and American Policy

March 29, 2013 • Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price
This book is a collection of papers commissioned for the 2012 Aspen Strategy Group Summer Workshop. The papers evaluate the various drivers and outcomes of the Arab revolutions, all of which continue to bear an ever-greater influence on the formulation of American strategy in the Middle East. Authors examine the critical period of transition in Egypt, escalating violence and options of intervention in Syria, the threats associated with a nuclear Iran, balancing an effective strategy of immediate economic assistance and long-term investment in the region, and the Obama administration’s successes and failures during the overall process of democratization.

Securing Cyberspace: A New Domain for National Security

February 21, 2012 • Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price
This book is a collection of papers commissioned for the 2011 Aspen Strategy Group summer workshop. The papers examine the complexities of the emerging cyber threat, as well as the possibilities – and inherent challenges – of crafting effective domestic and international cyber policy. Authors explore topics such as the economic impact of cybercrime, cyber as a new dimension of warfare, the revolutionary potential of Internet freedom, and the future realities the United States will face in the new age of heightened Internet connectivity.

American Interests in South Asia: Building a Grand Strategy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India

March 11, 2011 • Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price
This book contains a collection of commissioned papers that provide an intensive exploration of the interconnected national security challenges posed by the events in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Chapters focus on the lessons from history and balance of power in the region, the current strategy in Afghanistan, the effect of American foreign assistance and private sector development, and the implications for the U.S. of India-Pakistan relations. Together, these chapters seek to further collective understanding of the current issues facing the region and help policymakers find a way to cope with what has become one of America’s most pressing security problems.

The Global Economic Crisis and Potential Implications for Foreign Policy and National Security

December 11, 2009 • Aspen Strategy Group
With the generous support of the Gates Foundation, the Markle Foundation, and many others, the ASG devoted its annual summer conference to discussing the foreign policy and national security implications of a deep financial turmoil. During its sessions, the ASG explored the strategic consequences of the global economic crisis, and considered how dramatically changing economic and financial foundations might impact the foreign policy agenda of both the United States and other countries on the international scene.

The Instruments & Institutions of American Purpose

April 1, 2009 • Kurt Campbell and Jonathon Price
This book is a collection of papers prepared for the 2008 summer Aspen Strategy Group conference on The Instruments & Institutions of American Purpose. These chapters represent a thorough accounting of the capabilities and limitations of the key organizations—diplomatic, military, financial, and intelligence—that American policymakers rely upon to address global challenges.


The Global Politics of Energy

April 1, 2008 • Institute Contributor & Aspen Strategy GroupJ
This book presents a high-level examination of policy strategies for addressing the challenges posed by the soaring demand for oil, the rise of petro-powers, and the implications of climate change.