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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...]
Quick Reference to the U.S. Postal Service March 2016 Introduction The U.S. Postal Service is an independent federal agency that must deliver mail to all Americans according to a standardized pricing schedule. Despite a legally guaranteed monopoly on non-urgent mail and exclusive rights of access to Americans’ [Read More...]
International Postal Update — April 2016 POSTAL OPERATORS WORLDWIDE SEEK COMPETITIVE EDGE FROM TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS USPS UPGRADING PACKAGE DELIVERY NETWORK The U.S. Postal Service is investing heavily in major technology initiatives with a focus on improving delivery of its competitive package products. Over the past two [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 — January 2016 NEW REPORT: EUROPEAN POSTS OVERCHARGE CONSUMERS ON INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING International shipping within Europe can cost up to five times as much as domestic shipping, according to new research from Saint-Louis University in Brussels, Belgium, conducted on behalf of the European [Read More...]
Video: November 13 Defense Acquisition Reform Event On November 13 the Lexington Institute hosted an acquisition reform event on Capitol Hill that brought together many experts in the field.  Speakers included Byron K. Callan, Managing Director, Capital Alpha Partners; The Honorable Gregory R. Dahlberg, former Under Secretary, [Read More...]
EVENT: Defense Acquisition Reform – Friday, November 13, 2015 The Lexington Institute is organizing a Capitol Hill forum on Friday, November 13th to discuss ways of improving management and procurement at the defense department, and how that department might become a better customer. The purpose of this conference is [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...]
Video Of Lexington June 24 Acquisition Reform Event On June 24 the Lexington Institute hosted an acquisition reform forum on Capitol Hill that brought together many experts in the field.  Speakers included Senator John Cornyn of Texas, Byron Callan of Capital Alpha Partners, former Deputy Secretary of Defense [Read More...]
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