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Monday, June 18:  NATIONAL SECURITY - THE FRAMERS’ VISION

Location: Cato Institute


2 pm: Meeting with Dr. Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Studies, Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies, and B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

 

9:00 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon, Senior Fellow, Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization

Location: Kirby Center

11 am: Meeting with Dr. Matthew Spalding, Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs, Hillsdale College

 

Location: American Foreign Policy Council


2 pm: Meeting with Ilan Berman, 

3:30 pm: Meeting with Alexander Skouras, Director of External Relations, Atlas Network

 

Tuesday, June 20: INFORMATION WARFARE; PRAGMATISM 

Location: Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center

9:00 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon

 

10:00 am: Meeting with Omran Salman, News Producer, Alhurra TV, Middle East Broadcasting Networks

 

Location: American University

2:00 pm: Meeting with Dr. Tom Merrill, Associate Director, Political Theory Institute, and Interim Chairman, Department of Government, AU

 

3:30 Meeting with COL David S. Maxwell, Associate Director of the Center for Security Studies and the Security Studies Program, Georgetown

 

Wednesday, June 21: INTELLIGENCE; RULE OF LAW

Location: Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center

8:45 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon

9:30 am: Meeting with Eric Rozenman, Communications Consultant, InFocus Magazine

 

11 am: Meeting with Dr. John J. Dziak, Distinguished Fellow in Intelligence Studies, American Foreign Policy Council, and President, Dziak Group

 

Location: Heritage Foundation

1:00 pm: Meeting with Dr. Lee Edwards, Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation

 

2:00 pm: Meeting with David Inserra, Policy Analyst, National Security Law Program, Davis Institute for International Studies, Heritage Foundation
 

Location: National Endowment for Democracy

3:30 pm: Meeting with Rodger Potocki, Senior Director for Europe, Nicholas Cicchinelli, Assistant Program Officer for Eurasia, Vanessa Aliaga, Assistant Program Officer for Latin America, and Tara Baumgarten, Regional Programs Coordinator, at the National Endowment for Democracy,

 

Location: Hoover Institution

5:00 pm: Book event - Discussion with Prof. John Inazu (Washington Univ.) and Alan White (Hoover Inst.) on Confident Pluralism 

 

Thursday, June 22: STRATEGY; CONGRESS; STRATEGIC NETWORKING; PUBLIC DIPLOMACY

Location: Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center


9:00 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon
 

10:00 am: Meeting with Dr. Seth Cropsey, Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson Institute

 

12:15 pm:  Meeting with Dr. Tom Palmer, Executive Vice President for International Programs,

Location: Rayburn House Office Building


2:00 pm Meeting with  Cong. Trent Franks and Saghar Erica Kasraie, Personal Assistant to Cong. Franks.

Location: Voice of America

4:00 pm: Meeting with Dr. Rick Barnes​, Supervisor for Radio and Multimedia Operations, Voice of America

Friday, June 23: TERRORISM; LOBBYING; APPROPRIATIONS

Location: American Foreign Policy Council

10 am: Meeting with Dr. Ilan Berman, Senior Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council

 

11:30 am: Meeting with Eric Hannis, Senior Manager for International and Civil Programs and Policy at the Raytheon Company

Location: Russell Senate Office Building

2:00 pm: Meeting with Josh Carter, Military Legislative Assistant, Sen. John Hoeven

Location: Victims of Communism

3:30 pm: Meeting with Marion Smith, Executive Director, and Ashlee Moody, College Programs Manager, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

Saturday, June 24:   MEMORIALS

 

Visit to the 9/11 Memorial at Pentagon

 

Visit to Arlington Cemetery

 

Sunday, June 25:  AMERICAN HISTORY

 

Visit to the National Museum of American History

Monday, June 26: COMPLEXITY; HUMAN RIGHTS; BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Location: American University

8:30 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon

 

Location: National Defense University

11:00 am: Meeting with Michael Miklaucik, Director of Research, Information and Publications at the Center for Complex Operations, National Defense University

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Location: Committee on Human Rights in North Korea

1:30 pm: Meeting with Dr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

 

Location: Hudson Institute

4:00 pm: Meeting with Dr. John Fonte, Director, Center for American Common Culture, Hudson Institute, and Dr. Michael Poliakoff, President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni

         

Tuesday, June 27: CYBERSECURITY; SOFT POWER

Location: American University

8:30 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon

 

10:00 am: Meeting with Dr. Steve Bryen, former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Trade Security Policy

 

Location: Department of State

1:30 pm: Meeting with Todd Leventhal, Chief of the Counter-Misinformation Team, U.S. Department of State

 

Location: United States Institute of Peace

3:00 pm: Meeting with Amb. Steve Steiner, Gender Advisor, and Allison Sturma, Press Secretary, US Institute of Peace

 

Location: Center for International Private Enterprise

4:30 pm: Meeting with Andrew Wilson, Managing Director, Center for International Private Enterprise

 

​Wednesday, June 28:  GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT; COUNTER-RADICALIZATION; GENOCIDE

 

Location: American University


8:30 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon
 

9:30 am: Meeting with Dr. Lou Goodman, Professor and Dean Emeritus of the School of International Service, American University

10:30 am:  Meeting with Hedieh Mirahmadi, Senior Consultant at the FBI, and former President, World Organization for Resource Development and Education

 

Location: Holocaust Museum

2:00 pm: Meeting with Dr. Radu Ioanid, Director, International Archival Program, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Holocaust Museum

 

Thursday, June 29: TRANSPORT SECURITY; GLOBAL FINANCE

 

Location: American University


8:30 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon
 

Location: Transportation Security Administration

10:30 am: Meeting with Hai Eastman, Supervisory Budget Analyst, John Simmons, Senior Intelligence Analyst, and Toby Estes, Budget Analyst

 

Location: International Monetary Fund

2:00 pm:  Meeting with  Piotr Trabinski, IMF advisor

 

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies

4:30 pm:  Debate on Nuclear Weapons

 

Friday, June 30: DEVELOPMENT ENGAGEMENT; WAR - LESSONS LEARNED; TERRORISM

 

Location: American University


8:30 am: Discussion with Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon


10:00 am: Meeting with Dr. Hrach Gregorian Practitioner-in-Residence, School of International Service, American University

 

1:00 pm: Meeting with COL Michael R. Eastman

3:00 pm: Meeting with Eric Brown, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

5:00 pm: Certificate awards to participants