Bipartisan National Security Officials Call on Congress to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Howard Berman, Congressman (D-CA) 1983-2013; ADM Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence 2009-10; Tony Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State 2015-17; John Brennan, Director of the CIA 2013-17; Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security 2005-09; Jack Danforth, Senator (R-MO) 1976-95 Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy 2009-12; Slade Gorton, Senator (R-WA) 1981-87, 1989-2001; Chuck […]

Reading the Board: What to Expect from the Vietnam Summit

Opportunities for structured diplomatic engagement between the U.S. government and DPRK’s leadership have been rare. The 1994 Agreed Framework on the 2003 Six Party Talks have been the most noteworthy meetings between the U.S. and DPRK, neither of which took place at the Head of State level. Past efforts at reaching an agreed settlement over […]

PSA-Harvard Negotiation Program 2019

Bipartisan solutions start with engagement in productive conversations, aiming to understand each other’s priorities and a willingness to find common ground. With this in mind, Partnership for a Secure America is excited to kick off its third round of the PSA-Harvard Negotiation Program, integrating new methods, case studies, and simulations into the curriculum designed specifically […]

22 Countries Have Weapons Usable Material: What Could Go Wrong?

Monday, October 22nd – Partnership for a Secure America, the Arms Control Association, and Hudson Institute held the third and final event of The Nuclear Security Forum. Alarmed by nuclear smuggling and terrorist efforts to acquire WMD, world leaders have strengthened standards to protect dangerous materials but theft, trafficking, and terrorism remain potent problems. This briefing […]

Secretary Jeh Johnson Joins PSA Advisory Board

Washington, DC – Today, Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) welcomes Secretary Jeh Johnson as a member of the organization’s renowned bipartisan Advisory Board.  Johnson served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from December 2013 to January 2017. He is widely recognized for his pragmatic leadership and is credited with building […]

Off-the-Record Dinner Discussion

On September 4th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Congressional Partnership Program. This was the last event in the Spring 2018 Congressional Partnership Program. Participants in the program were able to talk openly about the state of bipartisanship within Congress. The staffers also detailed the challenges of communicating […]