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 […]

First-Ever Study Finds Congressional Attention on Nuclear Security Waning as Nuclear Terrorism Threat Persists

For Immediate Release: July 26, 2016   Media Contacts: Nathan Sermonis, Executive Director, Partnership for a Secure America, (202) 293-8580; Jack Brosnan, Program Associate, Partnership for a Secure America, 202-293-8580; Kingston Reif, Director for Disarmament and Threat Reduction Policy. Arms Control Association, 202-463-8270 ext. 104; Tony Fleming, Director for Communications and Operations, Arms Control Association, 202-463-8270 ext. 110   (Washington, D.C.)—A new […]

CPP Summer 2018: Orientation

The Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) welcomed 30 Congressional staff members into the Summer 2018 Congressional Partnership Program (CPP) class. The program, in it’s 19th session, brings together Republican and Democratic staff to develop the skills and relationships required to advance bipartisanship on national security and foreign policy issues. Through policy seminars, a weekend retreat, […]

CPP Spring 2018: Orientation

The Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) welcomed 30 Congressional staff members into the Spring 2018 Congressional Partnership Program (CPP) class. The program, in it’s 18th session, brings together Republican and Democratic staff to develop the skills and relationships required to advance bipartisanship on national security and foreign policy issues. Through policy seminars, a weekend retreat, […]

U.S. Military Presence in Africa

On February 22nd, the United States Institute of Peace’s Director of Africa Programs Susan Stigant and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs Amanda Dory discussed the recent terror threats in Sub-Saharan Africa as a part of the USIP-PSA congressional briefing series. Congressional Research Service Specialist in African Affairs, Lauren Ploch Blanchard, moderated the discussion. […]

Solutions Series Roundtable: The Rohingya Crisis

On Monday, January 29th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record roundtable dinner for alumni of the Congressional Partnership program to discuss the growing humanitarian crisis in Burma through targeted violence and rape against the Rohingya Muslim minority group. The conversation focused on how the U.S. and Congress can respond to help end the […]

CPP Fall 2017 Retreat

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