June 23, 2016 | Events, Select Work, Work | TPF Staff

Warsaw NATO Summit: Preview of Agenda Priorities

On Thursday, June 23, 2016 the Potomac Foundation hosted a congressional discussion of the agenda for the July NATO Summit in Warsaw and a new report NATO: Tackling Security Challenges Together — joint project of the Potomac Foundation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, and the Polish Institute of Eastern Studies.

Northeast European Security Seminar Series


Congressional Luncheon


Thursday, June 23, 2016

12:00 noon – 3:00 pm

The United States Capitol


12 noon — 12:15 pm            Opening Remarks

Ambassador Ryszard Schnepf, Ambassador from the Republic of Poland to the United States

12:15 pm —12:30 pm        The Project NATO: Rethink—Realign—React

Dr. Kinga Redlowska, Director of the International Cooperation Department, Institute for Eastern Studies

12:30 pm —1:15 pm        The Eastern Front in NATO Strategy – End of the Interregnum   

Dr. Phillip A. Karber, Potomac Foundation President

Dr. Phillip Petersen, Potomac Foundation Vice President for Studies

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm                 Poland and the Contemporary European Military Balance           

Dr. General (ret.) Mieczyslaw Bieniek, former Polish Military Representative to NATO and NATO    Deputy Supreme Allied Command for Transformation

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm                 Ending Russian Revisionism

Professor Przemyslaw Zurawski vel Grajewski, Member of Minister’s Political Cabinet, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2:15 pm —3:00 pm                Discussion with the audience

3:00 pm                                     Adjournment