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USIP-PSA South Sudan Briefing

Thursday, November 21th – The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) hosted a discussion on the impact and ramifications of the government transition in South Sudan and the future of U.S.-South Sudan relations. This discussion featured Susan Stigant from USIP and Joshua Meservey from The Heritage Foundation and […]

Fall 2019 CPP Final Dinner

Monday, November 18th – The Congressional Partnership Program’s Fall 2019 class participated in their final dinner on Monday. They presented to the group the findings from their partner projects, discussed the program highlights, and enjoyed one final night of mingling with their cohort.

Fall 2019 CPP Class Retreat

On November 9th and 10th, participants in the Fall 2019 class of the Congressional Partnership Program joined foreign policy and national security experts for a weekend of thought provoking discussions and bipartisan team-building. This retreat was a great opportunity for participants to assess global challenges, explore differences, and build common ground. Bipartisan Panel on Principles […]

CPP Dinner with Elizabeth Rosenberg

Monday, October 28th – PSA hosted Elizabeth Rosenberg for a dinner discussion. Ms. Rosenberg is currently a Senior Fellow and Director at the Center for a New American Security’s Energy, Economics, and Security Program, where she publishes and speaks on the national security and foreign policy implications of the use of sanctions and economic statecraft […]

CPP Dinner Discussion with Garrett Grigsby

Tuesday, October 15th – This dinner discussion featured Garrett Grigsby. Mr. Grigsby has served as Director of the Office of Global Affairs since May 2017. He served on the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (SFRC) throughout the 1990s. As SFRC Deputy Staff Director he was responsible for oversight of all U.S. […]

PSA-USIP Briefing on Afghan Negotiations

Tuesday, September 17th – United States Institute for Peace (USIP) and Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) hosted a panel discussion featuring Scott Worden, Director of Afghanistan and Central Asia Programs at USIP, and Luke Coffey, Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy at The Heritage Foundation. This panel discussed how the Afghan negotiations […]

Fall 2019 CPP Class Kickoff

The Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) welcomed 30 Congressional staff members into the Spring 2019 Congressional Partnership Program (CPP) class. The program, in it’s 21th session, brings together Republican and Democratic staff to develop the skills and relationships required to advance bipartisanship on national security and foreign policy issues. Through policy seminars, a weekend […]

Nuclear Security Report Authors Present Legislative Update at Hudson Institute

Tuesday, August 13th – Authors of the 2018 report “Empowering Congress on Nuclear Security: Blueprints for a New Generation” from Partnership for a Secure America and the Arms Control Association provided an overview of the report’s findings and an update on legislative activity to prevent nuclear terrorism to a public audience at the Hudson Institute.

Off-the-Record with Dr. Reginald Brothers and Dr. Jason Matheny

On July 25th – Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner with Peraton Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Dr. Reginald Brothers and Director for the Center for Security and Emerging Technology at Georgetown Dr. Jason Matheny. PSA Board member Ronak Desai moderated. The discussion focused on artificial intelligence and national security […]

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations Post-Election: What Now?

Monday, October 7th – With U.S.-Taliban peace talks stalled and the future course of the peace process unclear, Afghans will head to the polls on September 28 to elect a president. Ashraf Ghani has focused his peace strategy on winning a second term and then negotiating with the Taliban with a renewed democratic mandate. Opposition […]