Members of JINSA's Board of Directors participated in a daylong workshop on June 1, 2009 at the National Defense University at Ft. McNair in Washington, DC. The Middle East Security Workshop was sponsored by the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, and featured panel discussions on regional security challenges in the Middle East; U.S. National Security Strategy; Afghanistan and South Asia; the rise of Russia and China; and the continuing evolution and adaptation of global terrorist groups.
Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski discussed Poland's role as a key player in the Transatlantic Alliance with a group of JINSA leaders at a private, off-the-record discussion in the JINSA offices on February 27, 2009.
Michael B. Oren, a professor at Georgetown and distinguished fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, spoke at the JINSA 2008 Fall Board Meeting on December 9, 2008. He discussed the direction the new administration will take once Barack Obama is sworn in as America’s forty-fourth president.
JINSA's 2008 Grateful Nation Award honorees have been selected by their respective services and will honored by JINSA on December 8, 2008 the same evening that Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is to receive JINSA's 26th Annual Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Distinguished Service Award.
Brig. Gen. Johanan Locker, commander of the Israeli Air Force's Air Division, met with a small group composed of JINSA leadership and participants in JINSA's annual trip to Israel for retired U.S. Generals and Admirals on November 12.