Truman National Security Project

Truman Staff on the Iran Framework

The Truman community has been active in their support of an agreement that will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Our staff and members have been working to shape our nation’s political debate, defending the diplomatic process from its opponents and stressing that tough diplomacy is critical to American security.  This week, Truman Project […]

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Peshawar Attack May Finally Effect Change In Pakistan

With the recent massacre of 145 students and teachers by the Pakistani Taliban (also known as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan) in Peshawar, Pakistan’s efforts to address terrorism have returned to the international forefront. And, yet just two days after this heinous attack, a Pakistani court has permitted Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a senior Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander alleged to […]

Post-Election Day Update

Seth Moulton – House of Representatives – Massachusetts 6th Seth Moulton, 2008 Fellow, became Truman’s first member elected to the U.S House of Representatives. Seth, who defeated incumbent John Tierney in the Democratic primary, is a Marine who provides the constituents of the 6th Congressional District with a fresh face and tireless work ethic. Seth […]

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Why Iran Diplomacy Matters

Over the past year, our nation’s diplomats have been working tirelessly to produce an agreement that will prevent both an Iranian nuclear weapon and another war in the Middle East. Keeping Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon is of central importance to American security – and achieving this through tough diplomacy is difficult, but possible. […]

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Media from Iran Deal Press Conferences

In the run up to the Senate vote on the Iran deal, the Truman Project participated in a series of press conferences in key states: San Diego, California: 08/29/15, KUSI (San Diego, CA; video): News at Ten: Congressman Peters, Local Vets Voice Support for Iran Deal (aired 10:14pm PDT) 08/29/15, KUSI (San Diego, CA; video): […]

ADVISORY: Senator Kaine to Join Truman Project ED, Post-9/11 Veterans to Highlight Support for Iran Deal in Richmond

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2015 Contact: Brendan Gilfillan, bgilfillan@trumanproject.org    TOMORROW: Senator Kaine to Join Truman Project ED, Post-9/11 Veterans to Highlight Support for Iran Deal in Richmond Richmond, VA – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will hold a press conference in Richmond with Truman National Security Project Executive Director Mike Breen to highlight support among post-9/11 veterans for the Iran deal on Tuesday, September 1 […]

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Jeb! Re-Writes History

Remember that time it took Jeb! Bush a week to figure out his position on the Iraq war? Apparently he’s been doing some studying: tonight he’s delivering a speech to assign blame for ISIL’s rise. Shockingly, his target is President Obama and, somehow, Hillary Clinton. It will be interesting to see how he talks around […]

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Statement from Truman Project ED Mike Breen on Clean Power Plan

Washington, D.C. – Below is a statement from Truman National Security Project Executive Director Mike Breen on the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan. “Our military, scientific, and intelligence experts all agree that climate change poses a serious threat to our national security. Climate change destabilizes countries and entire regions, forcing us to deploy military and civilian assets to secure vital interests around the globe and straining our resources. “Power plants are […]

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