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Ninth Annual Ukraine Roundtable a Success
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council & the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations , January 15, 2009

On October 15 and 16, 2008, the annual roundtable series titled Ukraine’s Quest for Mature Nation Statehood was held at the Library of Congress, also the event’s principal sponsor. AFPC is a longtime partner and co-sponsor of the series, and as a member of the event’s Steering Committee, AFPC’s Jeff Smith worked with the conference organizer, Center for US-Ukrainian Relations founder Walter Zaryckj, to plan and coordinate the two-day event.

AFPC's Ilan Berman at Claremont Institute Missile Defense Conference
Sponsored by Claremont Institute , July 30, 2008

On July 25-26th, AFPC Vice President for Policy Ilan Berman traveled to Dearborn, Michigan to participate in the Claremont Insitute’s 2008 conference on “Missile Defense Challenges for the 21st Century.”

AFPC and Heinrich Boell Foundation Host Capitol Hill "China in Africa" Conference
Sponsored by AFPC and Heinrich Boell Foundation , April 29, 2008

On April 28th, 2008, AFPC and the Heinrich Boell Foundation co-sponsored a seminal conference on China’s expanding influence in Africa. The conference, entitled “Current Developments and Trends in China’s Relations with African Countries,” served as an opportunity for participants to review the policy findings and recommendations developed by AFPC Fellow in Asia Studies Joshua Eisenman and Ambassador David Shinn during their research study on China's relations with African countries. Their research will culminate in a co-authored book on China-Africa relations to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.


Senator Jon Kyl Addresses AFPC Missile Defense Conference
March 10, 2008

On March 10, 2008, Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) addressed the American Foreign Policy Council's 2008 Capitol Hill conference on "Missile Defenses and American Security." Senator Kyl, one of the leading proponents of missile defense in Congress, discussed the current strategic challenges confronting the United States, and the role of Congress in mobilizing an effective response. 

Peter Brookes Addresses AFPC Missile Defense Conference
March 10, 2008

On March 10, 2008, Mr. Peter Brookes, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation and a former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense, addressed the American Foreign Policy Council's 2008 conference on "Missile Defenses and American Security" on the importance of the Bush administration's planned deployment of ballistic missile defenses in Europe.

AFPC Hosts Congressional Briefing On Iran
December 12, 2007

On December 12, 2007, the American Foreign Policy Council hosted a Congressional briefing on U.S. Iran policy on Capitol Hill. The event, which followed the release of the U.S. intelligence community’s new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran, provided an opportunity for Republican and Democratic members of Congress to weigh in on the controversial intelligence assessment and its implications for U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic.

AFPC and McCormick Tribune Foundation Co-Host Second Working Group on Iran
September 1, 2007

In August, AFPC again partnered with the McCormick Tribune Foundation to host a working group on the threat posted by Iran and potential U.S. responses. The event, a follow-on to last year's AFPC-McCormick conference, "Forging an Iran Strategy," brought together leading national security experts, former government officials, military specialists and civic leaders to examine the next steps in the unfolding crisis with Iran.

Ridge Headlines 2007 Missile Defense Conference
March 1, 2007

On February 28, 2007, AFPC was pleased to host the fifth installment of its Capitol Hill conference series on “Missile Defenses and American Security.” This year’s event, held at the Capitol Hill Club, brought together top experts and policymakers to discuss the state of the policy and technology debates surrounding the Bush administration’s efforts to protect the American people from ballistic missile attack.

AFPC Co-Hosts Ukraine Security Briefing
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council, Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, Ukrainian Congres Committee of America , June 23, 2006

On June 23, 2005, AFPC, in cooperation with the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations (CUSUR) and the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), sponsored the second annual U.S.-Ukrainian Security Dialogue on Capitol Hill.

Merry Visits Russian Far East
December 1, 2002

AFPC Senior Associate Wayne Merry participated in a major conference on “Asia-Pacific Realities, Perspectives, Projects: XXI Century” at Russia’s Far Eastern State University in Vladivostok, from November 29th to the 31st, 2002.