May 2016 European-American Security Workshop

May 2016 European-American Security Workshop Operationalizing Collective Defense Florence, Italy ŸŸŸ — May 26-29, 2016 Agenda Working Session 1: Lessons Learned from Baltic Conflict Simulations at the Baltic Defense College The “Red Scenario” in Russia’s War on the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summary of Simulation Outcomes Planning Recommendations   Working Session 2: Forging…

2016 Machiavelli Seminar in Florence, Italy

2016 Machiavelli Seminar in Florence, Italy Georgetown University & The Potomac Foundation jointly sponsor the 2016 Machiavelli Seminar in Florence, Italy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEyikx3ZpXE&feature=youtu.be The annual Machiavelli Seminar for advanced undergraduates and graduate students applies the study of classical strategy to modern international political conflicts. Past seminars addressed: The Rise of China as a Military Power; The…

October 2015 European-American Security Workshop

October 2015 European-American Security Workshop   Co-Hosted by the Lithuanian Defense Ministry and The Potomac Foundation at the Campus of the Lithuanian Military Academy 7-9 October 2015     Russia’s New Generation Warfare: Implications for the Baltic States and Poland >> Lithuanian MOD Press Release THURSDAY (8 October) Welcome Marijus Velička, Lithuanian Viceminister of National Defence…

Congressional Event: Minsk II Ceasefire

Congressional Event: Minsk II Ceasefire “OSCE is essentially non-functioning…. What is happening now is preparations for a renewed offensive from the east.” – Gen. Wesley Clark, Briefing from Ukraine’s Front Lines, Atlantic Council, March 30, 2015 “Russia-supported separatists in eastern Ukraine continue to prevent OSCE monitors from doing their jobs by blocking access to large areas of territory…

May 2015 European-American Security Workshop

May 28-30, 2015 European-American Security Workshop Florence, Italy ŸŸŸ Working Session 1 Russo-Ukrainian War: Military Lessons Learned Chaired by Greg Melcher, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Presentation by Dr. Phillip A. Karber, President, the Potomac Foundation: Russian “New Generation Warfare” in Ukraine Commentators: General (ret.) Vladimir Zamana, former Chief of General Staff, Ukraine Col. Yuri Bereza,…