Photos: AHI’s 2023 Washington Program on National Security (WAPONS)
Discussion of the philosophical roots of the American Constitution with Dr. Roger Pilon, JD PhD - Senior Fellow, Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies; inaugural holder emeritus, Cato’s B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies; former Vice President for Legal Affairs.
Students with Dr. Jack Dziak PhD - Professor, National Intelligence University and Institute of World Politics; former Senior Executive in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Dr. Jack Dziak PhD - Professor, National Intelligence University and Institute of World Politics
Students at the Hudson Institute
Students continued to keep busy on WAPONS Day 1 with a trip to the Hudson Institute where they met with Jacob Roby and Matt Boyse. Matt Boyse is Adjunct Fellow, Hudson Institute; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.
A discussion on Congressional debates on military spending with Josh Carter - Military Legislative Assistant to Senator John Hoeven.
Josh Carter - Military Legislative Assistant to Senator John Hoeven.
Students with Josh Carter.
Group at the Russell Senate Office Building.
Our group at Union Station.
WAPONS students visit Piotr Trabinski, JD, LLM - Management Board Advisor, Polish Development Fund.
Piotr Trabinski, JD, LLM - Management Board Advisor, Polish Development Fund.
WAPONS students continue their day with a visit to the Heritage Foundation where they met with Charles “Cully” Stimson - Deputy Director of the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Manager of the National Security Law Program, Senior Legal Fellow, and Senior Advisor to the President and Mike Gonzales – The Angeles T. Arredondo E Pluribus Unum Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation.
At the Heritage Institute.
Mike Gonzales – The Angeles T. Arredondo E Pluribus Unum Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation.
WAPONS students with program assistant Mason Goad, a researcher with the National Association of Scholars.
Students at Hillsdale College with Matt Spalding, PhD - Kirby Professor in Constitutional Government and Dean of the Van Andel Graduate School of Government, Hillsdale College.
Dialogue at Hillsdale College.
At Hillsdale College.
Students with the First edition of Federalist.
WAPONS students with Michael Pack – President, Palladium Pictures; former CEO, U.S. Agency for Global Media and Gina Cappo Pack who serves as Executive Producer of Palladium Pictures.
Gina Cappo Pack who serves as Executive Producer of Palladium Pictures speaks with our students.
Discussions with Michael Pack and Gina Pack at Palladium Pictures.
Students with Seth Cropsey - President, Yorktown Institute; former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-intensity Conflict.
Seth Cropsey - President, Yorktown Institute.
WAPONS students at the 2023 National Security Symposium on June 29. The symposium brought together distinguished practitioners and scholars to examine the legal, practical, and policy implications of the war between Russia and Ukraine.