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AFPC Hosts Capitol Lunch Briefing on the ‘Asia Pivot’
Sponsored by AFPC , May 14, 2014
 

On May 14, as part of its ongoing education efforts relating to defense and security, AFPC hosted Dr. Peter Brookes on Capitol Hill for a presentation on the “Security and Defense Dimensions of the Asia Pivot.”

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Berman in Turkey
Sponsored by Bahcesehir University , May 14, 2014
 

In early May, AFPC Vice President Berman traveled to Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the 16th annual Global Leadership Forum convened by Bahcesehir University. 

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Congressional Staff Flock to AFPC Capitol Hill Space Security and Defense Briefing
April 16, 2014
 

On April 16, AFPC hosted a luncheon briefing on “space security and defense” for Congressional staff members at the U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center. 

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Jeff Smith Speaks on National Security at National Defense University
April 8, 2014
 

On April 8, the National Defense University (NDU) hosted Director of South Asia Programs Jeff M. Smith for a talk on U.S. national security policy at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies’ annual seminar for Next Generation Leaders. 

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Missile Defenses and American Security
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , December 13, 2012
 


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U.S. Cybersecurity Threats and Responses Conference
July 19, 2012
 
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AFPC Missile Defense Conference Focuses on Russia, Defense Cuts
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , November 17, 2011
 

On November 16, AFPC held the tenth installment of its annual Capitol Hill conference on “Missile Defenses and American Security.”

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AFPC Co-sponsors 11th Annual Ukrainian Roundtable
October 23, 2010
 

On October 20-21, the U.S-Ukraine Foundation held its annual Roundtable on Ukraine’s Quest for Mature Nation Statehood. As in previous years, AFPC served as a major sponsor of the event.

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2010 AFPC Missile Defense Conference Examines New START Treaty, Obama Priorities
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , May 21, 2010
 

On May 20th, the American Foreign Policy Council convened the eighth installment of its Capitol Hill conference series on “Missile Defenses and American Security.”

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5/20/2010 Missile Defenses & American Security - RSVP TODAY!
May 15, 2010
 
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CONFERENCE REMINDER: IWG conference on The Role of Missile Defense
June 23, 2009
 

On June 23, 2009, the Independent Working Group (IWG) - of which the American Foreign Policy Council is a co-sponsor - will host a one-day roundtable discussion to explore the broad spectrum of strategic challenges and threats now confronting the United States, and the urgent need to develop a comprehensive counterproliferation strategy that includes missile defense in response.

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BRIEFING SUMMARY - How To Engage Syria: Policy Options For The New Administration
May 15, 2009
 

On April 28th, 2009, the American Foreign Policy Council convened a Capitol Hill briefing on U.S. policy toward Syria and Lebanon. The event, held under the auspices of the office of Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA-27), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, featured presentations by AFPC’s own Matthew RJ Brodsky; David Schenker of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; United States Institute of Peace scholar Mona Yacoubian, and; Tony Badran of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

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CONFERENCE SUMMARY -- U.S. Policy Toward Russia: Charting A Way Forward
April 1, 2009
 

On February 9, 2009, the American Foreign Policy Council convened a Capitol Hill conference on U.S. policy toward Russia. The high-profile event featured presentations by AFPC President Herman Pirchner, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer, former Undersecretary of State for Arms Control Stephen Rademaker, U.S. Army War College Professor Stephen Blank, and AFPC Senior Associate E. Wayne Merry.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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