Joshua Foust

Joshua Foust is a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C. He was formerly a senior intelligence analyst for the U.S. government. His website is


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Many Americans are disturbed by government data-mining, but what can we actually do to change the system we're so uncomfortable with?  Read more

America and the World

Congress hasn't debated whether the civilian and psychological costs that come with targeted killings are worthwhile in the long run. It should.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The Boston bombers have put the region and U.S.-Russia relations in the spotlight. Read more

America and the World

Obama's approach to foreign policy lets circumstances define him, rather than the other way around. Read more