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AFPC Expert Briefs Hill Staffers on U.S.-India Relations
Sponsored by AFPC , 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.         

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AFPC Roundtable Focuses on Colombia’s Peace Process
Sponsored by AFPC , 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.

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AFPC Hosts Chinese Analysts
Sponsored by AFPC , 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.

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LIVE WEBCAST TOMORROW! AFPC Stephen Blank to speak on "Russia Resurgent? Political Development in Eurasia and the Former USSR"
November 11, 2013
 

LIVE WEBCAST TOMORROW @11:30 AM! AFPC Stephen Blank to speak on "Russia Resurgent? Political Development in Eurasia and the Former USSR" with Foreign Policy Research Institute's Director of FPRI’s Center for the Study of America and the West
Moderated by Ronald J. Granieri. Register for the webcast: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=969fyydry2uv

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AFPC Hosts Capitol Hill Conference and Dinner With Head of India’s Largest Opposition Party
Sponsored by AFPC , July 24, 2013
 

On July 23, in the United States Capitol’s historic Mansfield Room, AFPC organized a reception and dinner in honor of Mr. Rajnath Singh, the head of India’s largest opposition party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). 

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AFPC President in Ukraine
July 17, 2013
 

On July 16, AFPC President Herman Pirchner, Jr. spoke in Kiev, Ukraine at a Conference titled US-Ukraine Security Dialogue  IV.

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AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency regarding human rights sanctions against Russia and the state of the "reset" with Moscow. [
November 13, 2012
 
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Foreign Affairs reviews China and Africa: A Century of Engagement
November 1, 2012
 

Foreign Affairs reviews China and Africa: A Century of Engagement

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Presentation by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman at the Foreign Policy Research Institute/Reserve Officers Association Washington symposium regarding Iranian activity in Latin America.
October 12, 2012
 
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Speech by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman before Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa regarding Iran and U.S. policy.
October 4, 2012
 

Speech by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman before Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa regarding Iran and U.S. policy.

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Presentation by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman at the Heritage Foundation on Israeli security and regional ballistic missile threats in the Middle East
October 2, 2012
 

Presentation by AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman at the Heritage Foundation on Israeli security and regional ballistic missile threats in the Middle East

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EMP briefing for House Science Committee staffers
June 12, 2012
 

On June 12, 2012 AFPC hosted a briefing on electromagnetic pulse and solar storm protection presented by Dr. George Baker, a leading consultant on the subject. The event, which was held on Capitol Hill, was attended by the House Science Committee staffers.

 

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U.S.-India Missile Defense and Space Cooperation
June 4, 2012
 

The AFPC hosted an informative briefing session on 4 June, 2012, on the potential for US-India cooperation in missile defense and space security. The briefing was delivered by prominent expert in the field Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy for the benefit of Congressional Staffers, South Asia experts, AFPC fellows and a representative from NASA. 

 

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Iran's Inroads Into Latin America
May 17, 2012
 

Recent years have seen a steady expansion of Iran's interest and involvement in the Western Hemisphere. While this phenomenon has begun to capture the attention of policymakers in the United States, it remains poorly understood. In assessing Iran's regional outreach, however, it is possible to discern at least four distinct, and complimentary, strategic objectives.

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AFPC Briefs SOCOM on Emerging Threats in Asia
Sponsored by AFPC , March 28, 2012
 

On February 27, AFPC hosted Col. Paul Huxhold of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and Mr. James Farwell, an advisor to SOCOM, for a briefing on emerging threats in Asia.

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AFPC Senior Fellow for Europe and Eurasia Speaks on Russia's Recent Elections and Their Effect on Democracy in Eurasia
Sponsored by IFES , March 22, 2012
 

On March 22. 2012, AFPC Senior Fellow for Europe and Eurasia spoke at an IFES-sponsored conference on the topic of the recent Russian elections and the effects on democracy across Eurasia. Click on the below link to listen to his remarks.

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AFPC’s Jeff M. Smith Chairs South Asia Discussion Group
October 25, 2011
 

AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith continues to serve as the chairman of the South Asia Discussion Group for the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) organization, a network over 5,000 foreign policy professionals in Washington, DC and New York City.

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AFPC Receives Grant to Study Sino-Indian Relations
September 25, 2011
 

AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith has received funding to produce a major study on Sino-Indian relations to be conducted over the next year.

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Karachi’s Last Mayor Speaks at AFPC Headquarters
Sponsored by AFPC , September 22, 2011
 

On September 21, AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith hosted the last mayor of Pakistan’s largest city and commercial capital, Karachi, at AFPC’s recently remodeled headquarters.

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Amb. J. William Middendorf Honored at AFPC Dinner
Sponsored by AFPC , September 15, 2011
 

On September 14, in our new conference room, AFPC hosted a dinner with former Secretary of the Navy, Amb. J. William Middendorf.

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Dinner With the First Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , March 10, 2011
 

Alexander Torshin, First Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council (the upper house of Russia’s parliament) visited DC in early March. While in Washington, AFPC hosted a University Club dinner in honor of the Chairman.

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AFPC Dinner with Russian Ambassador
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , October 4, 2010
 

On Monday, October 4, 2010, AFPC hosted a dinner with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.  The Kremlin’s envoy to the U.S. since 2008, Kislyak previously served as deputy minister of foreign affairs, as well as Russia’s permanent representative to NATO in Brussels

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Dr. P.R. Kumaraswarmy on Indian-Israeli Relations
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , September 15, 2010
 

On September 15, AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith hosted a policy lunch for visiting Indian scholar Dr. P.R. Kumaraswamy at a prominent Capitol Hill venue.

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Pirchner and Smith Brief Marine Corps at Pentagon
September 9, 2010
 

On September 9, AFPC President Herman Pirchner, Jr. and Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith gave a briefing at the Pentagon to the Marine Corps’ Strategic Initiatives Group.

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Pakistan’s Need for Legal Reform
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , August 5, 2010
 

On August 4, 2010, the American Foreign Policy Council hosted a luncheon featuring Zahid Jamil, a leading Pakistani lawyer and activist.

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AFPC Kraemer Fellow Hosts India Luncheon
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , July 28, 2009
 

On July 28, AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith, along with President Herman Pirchner, Jr.,  hosted a lunch for a visiting Indian official, Mr. Ram Madhav, member of the Central Executive of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

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AFPC Hosts Russian Author in Washington
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , February 3, 2009
 

On Tuesday February 3, AFPC hosted a small working luncheon with Mr. Victor Suvorov. Suvorov, a former Soviet army officer who served in military intelligence, defected in 1978 to the United Kingdom. He is the author of eighteen books that have been translated into more than twenty languages. His better known works included: Inside the Aquarium: the Making of a Top Soviet Spy and Icebreaker: Who Started the Second World War?

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Pirchner on Russian-Chinese Relations
January 15, 2009
 

The Fall 2008 issue of Demokratizatsiya, the scholarly journal of post-Soviet democratization, carried AFPC President Herman Pirchner”s 14 page article, “The Uncertain Future Sino-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century”.

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Ilan Berman speaks at The Heritage Foundation
December 3, 2008
 

On December 3rd, AFPC Vice President for Policy Ilan Berman spoke at a conference on "Missile Defense in Europe" convened by The Heritage Foundation. In his remarks, Mr. Berman focused on the current state of Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and their implications for international security.

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Ilan Berman Speaks Before British Parliament
Sponsored by Henry Jackson Society , March 9, 2008
 

On March 5-9, 2008, AFPC Vice President for Policy Ilan Berman visited London, England as a guest of the Henry Jackson Society, Ilan gave presentations before Members of Parliament in the British House of Commons and scholars at boh the London School of Economics and International Institute for Strategic Studies on the subject of Iran and evolving U.S. policy toward the Middle East.

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Pirchner Speaks Before Russian Public Chamber
March 1, 2007
 

AFPC President Herman Pirchner traveled to Moscow in February 2007 to witness and briefly speak before a meeting of Russia’s Public Chamber. The Public Chamber is a new institution in Russia - a national body created by statue which advises the legislature (State Duma) and President on relevant legislation and monitors the implementation of new laws. The Chamber, whose members serve for unpaid, two-year terms, is composed of respected Russian professionals and academics with no ties to political parties.

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AFPC Hosts Dinner with Chairman of the Mexican Senate Committee
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , March 2, 2001
 

On February 28, AFPC hosted an intimate dinner for the Chairman of the Mexican Senate Committee on International Relations, Mr. Fernando Margain.  Senator Margain is an articulate advocate of close US-Mexican relations.  His visit occurred soon after President Bush and President Fox of Mexico met to discuss this important bilateral relationship.

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AFPC Hosts Dinner in Honor of Duma Defense Committe Chairman's Washington Visit
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , May 17, 2000
 

Duma Defense Committee Chairman Andrei I. Nikolayev addressed an AFPC dinner of U.S. and Russian defense policy-makers on May 16, offering a look at the changed military thinking behind newly-inaugurated President Vladimir Putin.

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AFPC Hosts Belarusian National Front leader
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , February 26, 1999
 

Belarusian National Front co-founder and shadow candidate for president Zianon Pazniak was the guest at an AFPC luncheon for Congressional staff on February 22, 1999.

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AFPC Hosts Ex-KGB Officials at Washington Luncheon
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , October 29, 1998
 

It was a rare sight: senior officials from the Soviet security services discussing the future of Russia with ey U.S. Congressional staff members and policy makers.

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AFPC Hosts Luncheon to Discuss Fact-Finding Trip to Russia
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , October 4, 1998
 

AFPC hosted the House International Relations Committee’s top Russia specialists to discuss their recent fact-finding trip in Russia.

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AFPC Hosts Central Asia Development Corporation President at Luncheon
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , September 19, 1998
 

AFPC hosted Central Asia Development Corporation President Charles Santos at a luncheon on September 18, 1998.

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Yugoslav Crisis: AFPC Luncheon Topic
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , January 26, 1998
 

U.S. foreign policy officials recently had the occasion to hear about the strife in Bosnia-Herzegovina firsthand.  In January, two distinguished Bosnian leaders addressed congressional staffers about the ongoing struggles at an AFPC luncheon.

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AFPC Hosts Dinner With Mr. Andrei Kolosovsky Charge d’Affaires of the Russian Embassy
Sponsored by American Foreign Policy Council , December 27, 1992
 

Last December, Mr. Andrei Kolosovsky, Charge d’Affaires of the Russian Embassy, was the guest of honor at an AFPC-sponsored dinner in Washington, D.C

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Top New York Publisher to Release AFPC Study: Most Comprehensive Work Ever Completed on U.S. Foreign Aid
January 1, 1992
 

Through the generous support of the Pew Charitable Trusts of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the American Foreign Policy Council has been able to conduct an in-depth study of the U.S. foreign aid program.  This study project has culminated in a book entitled Modernizing Foreign Assistance: Resource Management as an Instrument of Foreign Policy.  With the final manuscript now with the publisher, Praeger Publishing of New York, the book is scheduled to be released in Summer 1992.

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