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  […]

Off-the-Record Discussion with Sec. Madeleine Albright

On December 13,  Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State, met with alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record dinner, where she discussed today’s foreign policy and national security issues.     Secretary Madeleine Albright Madeleine K. Albright is Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and Chair of Albright Capital Management […]

General David Petraeus

Off-the-Record Discussion with Gen. David Petraeus

On August 25, General David Petraeus (US Army, Ret.), former Director of the CIA and former Commander of the International Security Assistance Force, met with alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record dinner, where he discussed today’s foreign policy and national security issues.     General David Petraeus General Petraeus (US Army, Ret.) is […]

Saudi Counterterrorism

Off the Record Dinner Discussion: Saudi Arabia’s Counterterrorism Efforts

On August 22, His Highness Prince Abdullah Al-Saud, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States and Mr. Nawaf Althari, Counter-Terrorism Adviser for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Permanent Mission to the United Nations joined participants in the Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record discussion on Saudi Arabia’s counterterrorism efforts. Also in attendance was Prince […]

Solutions to the Zika Virus: Room for Bipartisanship?

On August 15, alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program (CPP) attended a dinner discussion on how the United States should engage with the international community to fight the Zika virus. Alumni will meet and discuss options for bipartisan action on this pressing global health issue. Democrats and Republicans blame each other for not passing legislation that would address […]

Dr. Nadia Diuk

Off the Record with Dr. Nadia Diuk

On August 8th, Dr. Nadia Diuk, Vice President at the National Endowment for Democracy, joined participants in the Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record dinner discussion on Russian foreign policy. Dr. Diuk discussed Russia’s soft and hard power approaches to global events, including propaganda and military intervention around the world. Nadia Diuk Dr. Diuk serves as […]

Summer CPP Retreat

CPP Summer 2016: Summer Retreat

On July 30th and 31st, participants in the Summer 2016 class of the Congressional Partnership Program joined foreign policy and national security experts for a weekend of thought provoking discussions about issues in the world today and bipartisan team-building. On July 30th, participants heard from Ed Levine (former Senate Foreign Relations Committee minority staff) and Tom Moore (former […]