CPP Fall 2017 Retreat

On October 21st and 22nd, participants in the Fall 2017 class of the Congressional Partnership Program will join foreign policy and national security experts for a weekend of thought provoking discussions and bipartisan team-building. This retreat is a great opportunity for participants to assess global challenges, explore differences, and build common ground. Bipartisan Forum Participants […]

CPP Fall 2017: Orientation

The Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) welcomes 29 Congressional staff members into PSA’s Fall 2017 Congressional Partnership Program (CPP) schedule. Currently in its 17th session, the program brings together Republicans and Democratic staff to develop the skills and relationships required to advance bipartisanship on national security and foreign policy issues. Through policy seminars, a […]

Off the record with former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff

On September 11th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Congressional Partnership Program with former Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff. Mr. Chertoff discussed today’s homeland security challenges including the rising threat of cyber warfare and the spread of terrorism post-9/11. Started in 2009, PSA’s highly selective Congressional staff foreign policy […]

Off the Record with former National Security Advisor Kenneth Wainstein

On June 12, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Congressional Partnership Program with former Homeland Security Advisor Kenneth Wainstein to discuss today’s homeland security challenges including cyber threats and the spread of terrorism. Kenneth Wainstein Ken Wainstein is Co-Chair of Cadwalader, Wickersham, & Taft’s Global Litigation Group, Chair of the White […]

Off the Record with former National Security Advisor Robert McFarlane

On May 23, the Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Congressional Partnership Program with former National Security Advisor Robert C. (Bud) McFarlane for a discussion on today’s foreign policy and national security challenges. Robert C. McFarlane  Robert C. (Bud) McFarlane serves as the Chairman of McFarlane Associates. Mr. […]

Off-the-Record Discussion with Sec. Chuck Hagel

On May 4, the Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner for alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program with Secretary Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and Senator from Nebraska to discuss today’s foreign policy and national security challenges.   This was a closed event for alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program. Secretary Chuck Hagel  […]

Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards Bipartisan Congressional Education Grant to PSA

Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) is pleased to announce a new grant award from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) to continue its bipartisan congressional education and training program. The two-year grant will support PSA’s Congressional Partnership Program (CPP), providing expert seminars on current national security and foreign affairs issues, formal negotiation training, […]