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Off-the-Record Dinner with Admiral Robert Papp

The Arctic Frontier Partnership for a Secure America was thrilled to host an off-the-record dinner on August 20 with Admiral Robert Papp, former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. The dinner discussion was attended by participants in the Summer 2018 Congressional Partnership Program. Admiral Papp addressed current national security challenges facing the United States including […]

CPP Summer 2018 Retreat

On July 21st and 22nd, participants in the Summer 2018 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 Panel on […]

CPP Summer 2018: Strategic Negotiation and Communication Training

On July 10th and 11th, participants in the Summer 2018 Congressional Partnership Program attended a training session on negotiation and communication skills led by Randy Kutz, founder of Negotiation Training 360. The session focused on enhancing key negotiation and active communication skills. Participants practiced collaborative negotiation tactics in a simulation after the lecture. Randy Kutz […]

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, […]

Off-the-Record Dinner Discussion

On June 18th, Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Congressional Partnership Program to discuss our nation’s future regarding foreign policy and national security. 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 […]

Off-the-Record Dinner with Joan O’Hara

On June 4,  Partnership for a Secure America hosted an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Spring 2018 Congressional Partnership Program with Joan O’Hara, Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President. Ms. O’Hara discussed the National Security Strategy, the upcoming summit between the U.S. and North Korea and the role of trade in foreign […]

Off-the-Record Discussion with Matt Olsen

On May 21, Partnership for a Secure America hosted an off-the-record dinner for participants in the Spring 2018 Congressional Partnership Program with Matt Olsen, the former director of the National Counterterrorism Center. Mr. Olsen discussed the threat of terrorism, the rise of China, and the continuing challenges the cyber domain poses to U.S. national security. […]

CPP Spring 2018 Retreat

On May 12th and 13th, participants in the Spring 2018 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. Negotiation Forum Participants heard […]