CPP Summer 2014: Retreat

September 13 & 14 – PSA Congressional Program participants joined an all-star group of foreign policy and national security experts for a weekend of thought provoking discussions and bipartisan team-building. Speakers included: Thomas Moore, senior fellow and deputy director of the Proliferation Prevention Program at CSIS Ed Levine, serves on the National Advisory Board of […]

Off-the-Record with former Senator Evan Bayh

On September 3rd, Senator Evan Bayh, 1999-2011, joined participants in the Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record dinner discussion on bipartisanship in Congress.   Senator Evan Bayh Senator Bayh, a former two-term governor of Indiana (1989-1997) and U.S. senator (1999-2011), serves as a strategic advisor to many of the firm’s most significant clients, particularly those […]

Off-the-Record with Jerry Bremer, Doug Ollivant, and Paul Pillar

Ambassador Paul “Jerry” Bremer (former Administrator tof the Coalition Provisional Authority of Iraq), Dr. Doug Ollivant (former advisor to General Petraeus), and Dr. Paul Pillar (former National Intelligence officer for Near East and South Asia) joined PSA’s Congressional Partnership program for an off-the-record discussion with spring 2014 participants on the crisis in Iraq. BIOGRAPHIESAmbassador L. […]

Senator Richard Lugar Congressional Partnership Program Alumni Lunch

Senator Richard Lugar (1977-2013) joined PSA’s Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record lunch with CPP alumni. BIOGRAPHYSenator Richard Lugar (R-IN) Richard Lugar is the President of the Lugar Center, a non-profit organization focusing on nuclear non-proliferation, food security, and other critical issues. Lugar also recently announced the creation of the Lugar Academy at the University […]

Off-the-Record with Ambassador Robert Ford

JUNE 9 – Ambassador Robert Ford, U.S. Ambassador to Syria (2010-2014), joined PSA’s Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record discussion with spring 2014 participants. For more information on the Congressional Partnership Program, visit www.psaonline.org/cpp. Ambassador Robert S. Ford Ambassador Robert S. Ford served thirty years in the State Department and Peace Corps, finishing his career […]

Off-the-Record with General James Cartwright

MAY 19 – GEN James Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2007-2011), joined PSA’s Congressional Partnership Program for an off-the-record discussion with spring 2014 participants. For more information on the Congressional Partnership Program, visit www.psaonline.org/cpp. GEN James E. Cartwright General James Cartwright (USMC, ret.) hails from Rockford, Illinois. He attended the University […]

CPP Spring 2014: Retreat

MAY 10 & 11 – PSA Congressional Program participants joined an all-star group of foreign policy and national security experts for a weekend of thought provoking discussions and bipartisan team-building. Speakers included: Hon. Grant Aldonas, Under Secretary for International Trade at the Commerce Department (2001-2005), Romney Campaign Foreign Policy Adviser Dr. Henry Gaffney, Office of […]

Off-the-Record with former Under Secretary of State R. Nicholas Burns

FEB 6 – Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs R. Nicholas Burns (2005-2008) joined PSA for an off-the-record dinner with alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program. Burns, who was the U.S. lead negotiator on Iran, discussed recent developments with international negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program and prospects for a long-term deal. To learn […]

Off-the-Record with former USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios

DEC 6 – PSA hosted former USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios (2001-2006) for a Capitol Hill discussion on U.S. aid reform. This is a private event for PSA’s fall 2013 Congressional Partnership Program. Andrew S. Natsios is an executive professor and director of the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs. Natsios was most recently a Distinguished Professor […]

CPP Alumni Dinner w/ IAEA Deputy Director General Janice Dunn Lee

DEC 4 – In recent years, leading nations have begun to focus efforts on the global nuclear governance agenda. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is responsible for assisting in the development and practical application of atomic energy for peaceful purposes and serving as the international watchdog monitoring nuclear programs to warn of any changes […]