News & Events

Latest Congressional Testimonies

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith testified before U.S.-China Commission regarding China in the Indian Ocean.
March 10, 2016

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith testified before U.S.-China Commission regarding China in the Indian Ocean. 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman testified before the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.
February 11, 2016

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman testified before the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.


Latest Delegations

AFPC Hosts Ukraine
February 29, 2016

On February 29, First Deputy Speaker of the Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) Andriy Parubiy met with a small group of senior AFPC specialists on Ukraine and Russia led by former Under Secretary of State (and AFPC Advisory Board member) Robert Joseph and AFPC President Herman Pirchner, Jr. 


Latest Conferences

Xi in Command: Chinese Reforms and Regional Responses
April 18, 2016

 The American Foreign Policy Council invites you to a panel on:

 
Xi in Command: Chinese Reforms and Regional Responses
April 18 | 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Senate Dirksen Building Room SD- G50
 

Iran After the Nuclear Deal
April 4, 2016

The American Foreign Policy Council invites you to a panel on:

 
Iran After the Nuclear Deal
April 4 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Russell Senate Office Building Room 385
 

CONFERENCE SUMMARY Iran After The Nuclear Deal
April 4, 2016

On April 4th, 2016, the American Foreign Policy Council sponsored a Capitol Hill conference to examine the changing nature of Iranian behavior in the wake of last summer's nuclear deal (formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA), and its implications for American policy and U.S. strategic interests. Speakers at the event included: Dr. Jonathan Schanzer, Vice President for Research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies; AFPC Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies Andrew Peek; Dr. Matthew Kroenig, an associate professor at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States, and; Dr. Samantha Ravich, former Deputy National Security Advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney. A rapporteur/s summary of their remarks, as well as their subsequent policy recommendations, follows: 



Latest Media Appearances

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on SiriusXM
June 13, 2016

AFPC Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy Lawrence Haas cited by Front Page Magazine
June 9, 2016

AFPC Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy Lawrence Haas cited by Front Page Magazine

 

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Fellow Jeff M. Smith cited by Rueters
June 8, 2016

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Fellow Jeff M. Smith 


Latest Other Events

E. Wayne Merry Book Talk: "Roots of Russia's war in Ukraine"
March 10, 2016

In February 2014, Russia initiated a war in Ukraine, its reasons for aggression unclear. Each of this volume's authors offers a distinct interpretation of Russia's motivations, untangling the social, historical, and political factors that created this war and continually reignite its tensions.

AFPC Hosts Inaugural Capitol Hill Debate Series
February 29, 2016

On February 29, AFPC hosted a very lively two-panel debate series on Capitol Hill. Titled “The Executive Branch vs. Congressional Prerogatives in National Security Decisions,” the debate witnessed a substantive discussion among senior experts and former high-ranking government officials.