Congressional Engagement



The National Security Institute regularly engages with Congress, supporting members and their staffs, as well as executive branch officials, on critical national security topics ranging from technology and innovation policy issues to a diverse spectrum of global security challenges.

NSI and our robust network of experts provide actionable policy recommendations and insightful nonpartisan policy analysis to various government stakeholders in a variety of ways.  Learn more about us below.


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Our Experts & Staff



NSI has a bipartisan group of over 250 experts who bring decades of experience from public service, including from a wide range of counterterrorism, defense, and intelligence agencies, as well as those who have held senior positions across Congress, private industry, and the technology community. NSI’s experts are available and excited to share their insights with the policymaking community.

See our full list of experts here.


Featured Experts



Gen. Keith Alexander (Ret.)

Gen. Keith Alexander (Ret.)

Former Director, NSA
Dmitri Alperovitch

Dmitri Alperovitch

Co-Founder and Chairman
Silverado Policy Accelerator
Sue Gordon

Sue Gordon

Paul Rosenzweig

Paul Rosenzweig

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

If you are interested in learning more about our Congressional engagement or connecting with one of our experts, please reach out to our team:


Gabriel OtisPolicy Coordinator


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Recent Congressional Testimony


October 24, 2023

Megan Brown

U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation – Communications, Media and Broadband Subcommittee: Protecting Americans from Robocalls 

October 19, 2023

Jamil N. Jaffer

The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: Supporting Israel and Ukraine Against Terror

September 14, 2023

Norman Roule

U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee: Iran’s Escalating Threats: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward Iran’s Malign Activities

July 26, 2023

William Evanina

U.S. House Select Committee On the Chinese Communist Party: Ensuring U.S. Leadership in the Critical and Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century

July 18, 2023

Klon Kitchen

U.S. House Armed Services Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems: Man and Machine: Artificial Intelligence on the Battlefield 


See all previous Congressional testimony from NSI experts here.