News & Events

Latest Congressional Testimonies

Maritime Sovereignty in the East and South China Seas
January 15, 2014

On January 15, 2014, AFPC Director for South Asia Programs Jeff M. Smith testified before the U.S. House of Representatives in a joint hearing held by the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces and the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific . 


Latest Delegations

AFPC Hosts Ukrainain Parliamentarians
February 5, 2014

On February 4, the eve of revolutionary unrest in Ukraine, AFPC hosted a lunch for Mr. Oleh Medunytsya, a Member of the Ukrainian Rada (Parliament)and Vice Commander of the Euro-Maidan.

Turkish Scholars Learn About American Politics
January 29, 2014

On January 28 AFPC was pleased to again play host to a delegation from Istanbul’s Bahcesehir University, one of Turkey’s most dynamic institutions of higher learning.


Latest Conferences

Missile Defenses and American Security
December 4, 2013

Speakers include: The Honorable Robert G. Joseph (keynote), Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Dr. Uzi Rubin, Former Israeli Ministry of Defense Missile Defense Expert; Dr. Thomas Karako, Director, Center for the Study of American Democracy, Kenyon College; Ms. Paula DeSutter, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Verification, Compliance, and Implementation; Dr. Robert Soofer, Professional Staff Member, Senate Armed Services Committee


Latest News

Syndicated columnist Georgie Anne Guyer reviews AFPC's "World Almanac of Islamism"
April 18, 2014

I was lovingly perusing my treasure of books the other day when I came across one I had totally forgotten that I possessed.

It is an old book, with a crackled cover, a broken spine and beautifully drafted pages. It was filed correctly between "Russia" and "Central Asia," which the book is about. Its title is (take a breath!) "Oriental and Western Siberia: A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and Part of Central Asia."

Presentation by AFPC Senior Fellow E. Wayne Merry before the NATO-sponsored conference on "NATO's Partnership and the South Caucasus," Yerevan, Armenia, regarding South Caucasus security and American interests.
March 20, 2014

Presentation by AFPC Senior Fellow E. Wayne Merry before the NATO-sponsored conference on "NATO's Partnership and the South Caucasus," Yerevan, Armenia, regarding South Caucasus security and American interests.

Presentation by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman before the Center for Security Policy National Security Luncheon Seminar on Russia and Ukraine.
March 14, 2014

Presentation by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman before the Center for Security Policy National Security Luncheon Seminar on Russia and Ukraine.


Latest Media Appearances

AFPC Senior Fellow Stephen Blank cited by The Economist regarding Russian-Vietnamese relations.
April 18, 2014

AFPC's World Almanac of Islamism project highlighted by syndicated columnist Georgie Anne Geyer.
April 18, 2014

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Washington Diplomat regarding Israeli-Palestinian relations, U.S. peace efforts.
April 11, 2014


Latest Other Events

AFPC Expert Briefs Hill Staffers on U.S.-India Relations
December 21, 2013

On December 20, 2013, AFPC Director for South Asia Programs and Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith briefed a group of congressional staff on Capitol Hill regarding U.S.-India relations. The talk was part of a monthly briefing series organized by the Center for Security Policy.         

AFPC Roundtable Focuses on Colombia’s Peace Process
December 6, 2013

On December 5, 2013 as part of its emerging focus on Latin America, AFPC hosted a small policy roundtable dealing with Colombian politics.

AFPC Hosts Chinese Analysts
November 21, 2013

In recent months, AFPC hosted a pair of Chinese analysts and scholars at its Capitol Hill headquarters to discuss the state of U.S.-China relations, among other things.