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CSPC Vice Chairman David Abshire Reflects on George Washington's Use of Civility and Compromise Throughout his Political Career

CSPC Vice Chairman David Abshire reflected on the personality of founding father and first President George Washington in a February 18th article in Real Clear Politics. Abshire comments that the civility and compromise constantly demonstrated by George Washington was a leading factor in the early success of this country and states that those personality traits could assist in alleviating the current political dysfunction that is rampant throughout Congress. 

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CSPC Trustee Tom Ridge Discusses Global Terrorism Threats on C-SPAN's Washington Journal

On January 9th, CSPC Trustee Tom Ridge appeared on C-Span's Washington Journal to discuss various global terrorist threats that could impact the national security of our country and our allies. These threats included current threats to the Sochi Olympic Games, the impact of Edward Snowden, and al-Qaida's presence in Syria. 

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CSPC Trustee Tom Ridge and Senior Fellow Frank Cilluffo Discuss the Security of the Winter Olympics at GWU's Homeland Security Policy Institute

On February 2, CSPC Trustee Tom Ridge and Senior Fellow Frank Cilluffo discussed the possibility of a terrorist attack occuring at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. A panel was held at George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute, where participants analyzed the current tensions between the Russian government and terrorist factions. 

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CSPC Trustee Ambassador Nicholas Burns Comments on the Emergence of a New Version of American Isolationism in the Boston Globe

In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on January 30th, CSPC Trustee Ambassador Nicholas Burns  commented on the findings published by a Pew Research Survey, which indicated that many Americans have lost confidence in their country. Additionally, Ambassador Burns stated that the United States needs to continue to lead on a global setting and on a national level, ignore the reemergence of isolationism.

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