Adam Routh

Research Associate, Defense Program

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Adam Routh is a Research Associate with the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security. His work focuses on national security space policy, and specifically, how the United States should respond to increased commercial and military use of outer space.   

Mr. Routh has co-authored reports detailing a U.S. national space policy and on the challenges and requirements of the future military force. His analysis has been published in National Review, The Hill, The National Interest, Space News, Real Clear Defense, Defense News, among other outlets. 

Mr. Routh previously worked in the private sector where he facilitated training for Department of Defense components. Mr. Routh also served as a Special Operation’s Joint Fires Observer Team Leader with the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment. While serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment, Mr. Routh deployed to Afghanistan multiple times. Mr. Routh is a graduate of the Army’s Ranger and Airborne courses.

Mr. Routh received his M.A in International Relations and Conflict Resolution from American Military University. His Master’s thesis analyzed the Cold War Space Race against concepts of power, and specifically, soft power. 

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