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CSPC's 47th Annual Awards Dinner Featured in Politico Influence Column

CSPC's 47th Annual Awards Dinner was featured in Politico's 'Influence' column on March 13th, 2014. The column mentioned some of the 200 distinguished guests that attended the Awards Dinner such as Senator Angus King (I-Maine), Togo West Jr., CSPC Vice Chairman David Abshire, Bishop Mariann Budde, and the Honorable Mel Martinez; along with representatives from Coca-Cola, Leidos, Toyota, Dominon, King & Spaulding, the National Beer Wholesalers Association, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan.

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CSPC Senior Fellow James Kitfield Discusses the Implementation of a Tripwire to Deter Continued Russian Aggression in Bloomberg View

In a March 15th article in Bloomberg View, CSPC Fellow James Kitfield discussed the utility of placing a 'tripwire'  in Ukraine to act as a deterrent against Russian aggression, demonstrated by their recent annexation of Crimea. In the two historical examples of 'tripwires' that Kitfield mentions - Kosovo in 1999 and Georgia in 2008 - the probability of war with the West did deter Russia from escalating the conflict. 

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Governor Jon Huntsman Interviews CSPC Trustee Ambassador Thomas Pickering on P.O.T.U.S. Radio About U.S. Response to Ukraine Crisis

On a March 10th segment of P.O.T.U.S. radio, CSPC Trustee Ambassador Thomas Pickering spoke with host Governor Jon Huntsman about how the United States and its allies should respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Pickering commented that the Obama Adminstration has multiple options, including increasing sanctions, which could isolate Russia economically and politically. 

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CSPC President & CEO President Maxmillian Angerholzer III and Vice Chairman David Abshire Apply Historical Lessons to Ukraine and Venezuela

In a March 8th article in Real Clear Politics, CSPC President & CEO Maxmillian Angerholzer III and Vice Chairman David Abshire discuss the "new fault line of our time" emerging in both Venezuela and Ukraine. In both countries, corrupt politicians are being challenged by a rising and expanding globalized middle class, that demands for political and social freedoms. Abshire and Angerhozer III apply the wisdom of three Cold War Presidents--Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Reagan--to these conflicts, in an attempt to reinvigorate our role as a global leader. 

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