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Remembering Pete Howton The Lexington Institute mourns the recent passing of an American patriot and good friend, Harry (Pete) Howton, the Chairman of Kingfisher Systems. Pete was an early and strong supporter of our think tank, and an excellent advisor full of strategic [Read More...]
US Ambassador to Greece Sends Positive Message for Greek-American Relations From Greek Reporter US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt sent a positive message for the future of Greek-American relations following the swearing-in ceremony of the new American President Donald Trump. There is a dynamic and strong commitment by both parties [Read More...]
Brigadier General John Tuohy’s Speech: National Guard’s Role in Cybersecurity for the U.S. Power Grid This speech was given by Brigadier General John Tuohy at the Lexington Institute’s Capitol Hill event on the National Guard’s Role in Cybersecurity for the U.S. Power Grid on June 21, 2016. BG Tuohy is the Assistant Adjutant General of [Read More...]
Capitol Hill Event Videos: National Guard’s Role in Cybersecurity for the Power Grid – 6.21.16 The Lexington Institute hosted a Capitol Hill Forum on the National Guard’s Role in Cybersecurity for the U.S. Power Grid on Tuesday, June 21. Click on the names of the speakers below to view videos of their speeches. ______________________________________________________________________________ Videos [Read More...]
Candice Shy Hooper at Politics and Prose – 6.18.16 Candice Shy Hooper, a historian and writer, has published her first book about Lincoln’s Generals’ wives and their influence on the Civil War. Hooper will speak about her book at Politics and Prose (5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008)  [Read More...]
EVENT: Souda Bay: NATO’s Military Gem – 3.21.16 The Lexington Institute and American Hellenic Institute are hosting a luncheon on Capitol Hill to present a new whitepaper, Souda Bay: NATO’s Military Gem, on Monday, March 21st from 12pm until 1pm.  Speakers: Mr. Panos E. Kammenos, Hellenic Minister of [Read More...]
International Postal Update — October 2015 SECURITY RISKS FOR PACKAGES ENTERING THE U.S. United States authorities are effectively not screening packages entering the country from foreign posts. In a recent study, Copenhagen Economics surveyed designated postal operators from 10 countries and found that none submitted security [Read More...]
EVENT: Defense Acquisition Reform – Wednesday, June 24, 2015 The Lexington Institute is organizing a Capitol Hill forum on Wednesday, June 24th to discuss ways of streamlining management and procurement at the defense department. The forum will be a series of back-to-back presentations by subject matter experts. It will [Read More...]
International Postal Update — June 2015 TERMINAL DUES FOCUS OF U.S. HOUSE HEARING “Fair Competition in International Shipping” was the focus of a hearing of the Subcommittee on Government Operations in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 16.  Hearing participants discussed terminal dues, the international [Read More...]
Postal Trendwatch – May 2015 Click here to download the full report as PDF. Executive Summary The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) lost $754 million in Q1 FY 2015 despite an increase in revenue. The loss is more than double the agency’s $354 million deficit in [Read More...]
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