Off-the-Record with Ambassador Richard Verma on the Current State of U.S. – India Relations

On February 13th – Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner featuring the former U.S. Ambassador to India. PSA Board member and  Associate at the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute at Harvard University Ronak Desai moderated the discussion. The dinner discussion emphasized the value of the U.S. India relationship and how it has […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Final CPP Dinner for the Spring 2019 Class

On July 15th – Partnership for a Secure America held the final off-the-record dinner for the Spring 2019 CPP class. There was no speaker for this event, but instead consisted of the participants presenting their final policy projects. These projects were in memo format describing a foreign policy issue and recommendations for ways in which […]

Second CPP Dinner for the Spring 2019 Class

On July 1st – Partnership for a Secure America held the second of three off-the-record dinners with Special Agent Peter Ahearn to discuss how the FBI changed following the terror attacks of 9/11, the inter-agency process and how federal law enforcement fits into the national security apparatus. Mr. Ahearn served as a Senior Advisor with […]

First CPP Dinner for the Spring 2019 Class

On June 18th – Partnership for a Secure America held the first of three off-the-record dinners for the CPP Spring class. This dinner featured former Congressman Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) to discuss the state of the current partisan divide in Congress and the role of Congress in diplomacy. Congressman Kolbe is currently a Senior Transatlantic Fellow […]