Speakers Series

ABOUT

The Congressional Partnership Program (CPP) Speakers Series is a series of private, off-the-record dinner events featuring leading national security and foreign policy experts including members of Partnership for a Secure America’s esteemed Advisory Board. Past speakers include:

  • Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State
  • General David Petraeus, former CIA Director
  • Admiral Michael Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense
  • Paula Dobriansky, former Undersecretary of State
  • General Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA Director
  • Dick Lugar, former Senator
  • General John Allen, former Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL
  • Frances Townsend, former Homeland Security Advisor
  • Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Advisor
  • Michael Morrell, former Acting CIA Director
  • Tom Pickering, former U.S. Ambassador
  • Anthony Lake, former National Security Advisor

For further information about the program, please contact PSA Congressional Program Manager, Jessica Harrington at cpp@psaonline.org or 202-293-8580

NEWS AND EVENTS

Off-the-Record Dinner with Jeh Johnson

On July 25th, the Partnership for a Secure America will hold…

Off-the-Record Dinner with Adm. Michael Mullen

On February 21st, the Partnership for a Secure America held an…

Off-the-Record Dinner with Lisa Curtis

On November 28th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record…

Off-the-Record Discussion with Amb. Tony Wayne

On November 13th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record…

Off-the-Record with former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff

On September 11th, Partnership for a Secure America held an…

Off-the-Record Dinner Discussion

On June 27th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record…

Off-the-Record with former National Security Advisor Kenneth Wainstein

On June 12th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record…

Off-the-Record with former National Security Advisor Robert McFarlane

On May 23rd, the Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record…

Off-the-Record Discussion with Sec. Chuck Hagel

On May 4th, the Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record…

Off-the-Record Discussion with Paul Kurtz

On February 9th, Paul Kurtz, former Homeland Security Council…

Off-the-Record Discussion with Sec. Madeleine Albright

On December 13th,  Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State,…
Natalia Gherman

Off-the-Record Discussion with Ambassador Natalia Gherman

On September 14th, congressional staff met with former Acting…
General David Petraeus

Off-the-Record Discussion with Gen. David Petraeus

On August 25, General David Petraeus (US Army, Ret.), former…
Michael Hayden

General Michael V. Hayden: On CIA, NSA, and Security in the Digital Age

On July 12, General Michael V. Hayden (USAF, Ret.), former Director…
Bob Gallucci- North Korea

Amb. Robert Gallucci Discusses Managing North Korea

Ambassador Robert Gallucci attended an off-the-record dinner…

CPP Alumni Dinner with Amb. Frank Wisner

On September 28, PSA hosted a off-the-record dinner with Ambassador…

CPP Alumni Dinner with Amb. Zalmay Khalilzad (ret.)

April 8th: PSA hosted a small off-the-record round table dinner…

CPP Dinner with Olli Heinonen, former IAEA Deputy Director General

With continuing concerns over nuclear programs in Iran and North…

Off-the-Record with Michael Morell, Acting CIA Director (ret.)

February 9th: Michael Morell, former Acting Director of the Central…

CPP Alumni Dinner with Dr. Norman Ornstein

Norman Ornstein is a long-time observer of Congress and politics.…

Former Senator Jon Kyl Private Event

Senator Jon Kyl, who left Congress in January 2013 as the second-highest…

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

DEC 4 - In recent years, leading nations have begun to focus…