About the Author
Joshua Foust is a military analyst specializing in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and post-Soviet Central Asia. His writing, which covers military affairs, geopolitics, and strategic energy issues, has appeared in the New York Times
, Reuters, the Christian Science Monitor
, World Politics Review
, and the Columbia Journalism Review
. He blogs at Registan.net and is a regular contributor to PBS Need to Know
and a contributing editor at Current Intelligence
, a journal of opinion and analysis.