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Latest Congressional Testimonies

The Iran-North Korea Strategic Alliance
July 28, 2015

Chairman Poe, Chairman Salmon, Chairwoman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Members Keating, Sherman and Deutch, and distinguished members of the Subcommittees: 

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the strategic partnership between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. That alliance represents one of the most significant, yet overlooked, dimensions of the contemporary challenge posed by both countries. And today, as Congress deliberates the new nuclear agreement struck between Iran and the P5+1, it is a topic that merits renewed attention. 

The Iran Nuclear Deal and its Impact on Terrorism Financing
July 22, 2015

Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing

‎Russian‬ Aggression in Eastern Europe: Where Does ‪Putin‬ Go Next After ‪Ukraine‬, ‪Georgia‬, and ‪Moldova‬?
March 4, 2015

Ukraine needs military help from abroad in terms of weapons, training, and finances to help sustain its government and economy in the face of Russian aggression. At a conference of the Potomac Institute, US analysts and Ukrainian military leaders reported that the Ukrainian military continues to be severely disadvantaged by not being equipped with a list of the items that are becoming well known to those watching the current situation in eastern Ukraine: secure communications systems; anti-tank guided weapons with tandem warheads; counter-battery radars; UAVs for both reconnaissance and strike missions; and the ability to stream multiple intelligence sources into centralized command centers to get inside the 'decision loop' of the Russian-backed forces.i


Latest Conferences

Conference: Iran: Beyond The Nuclear
March 10, 2015


Latest Media Appearances

AFPC Fellow in Middle Eastern Affairs Andrew Peek interviewed on FoxNews.com regarding ISIS in Syria
June 24, 2015

AFPC Fellow in Middle Eastern Affairs Andrew Peek interviewed on FoxNews.com regarding ISIS in Syria

AFPC Senior Fellow for Latin American Affairs Christine Balling interviewed by ForeignAffairs.com regarding Colombia's Minister of Defense.
June 19, 2015

AFPC Senior Fellow for Latin American Affairs Christine Balling interviewed by ForeignAffairs.com regarding Colombia's Minister of Defense.

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on Secure Freedom Radio regarding U.S. nuclear diplomacy with Iran.
June 18, 2015

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on Secure Freedom Radio regarding U.S. nuclear diplomacy with Iran.