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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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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Truman National Security Project Statement on Iran Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Truman National Security Project Executive Director Michael Breen issued the below statement on today’s agreement. “This historic agreement demonstrates the power of strong, forceful diplomacy and, if it is implemented and enforced properly, will make America and our allies safer and stronger. The agreement closes off all of Iran’s potential avenues to a nuclear weapon, […]

TruCon15 in the News

TruCon15 ran June 25th – 28th, and the on-the-record events attracted a lot of media attention. Acting Under Secretary of Defense Brad R. Carson 6/25/15, The Washington Times: Pentagon to improve retention of women, rank advancement, by Jacqueline Klimas, mentions Truman Project   Vice President Biden 6/26/15, WGST (Atlanta, GA radio): Joe Biden Speaks at Truman National Security […]

Truman Project Releases 21st Century Security: A Framework for American Leadership

Washington, D.C. – The Truman National Security Project today released 21st Century Security: A Framework for American Leadership, a collection of 128 concrete steps America can take to address the opportunities and challenges we face in the 21st century. The recommendations were drafted by Truman’s unique community of subject matter, policy, and political experts. The framework is available here. “Now more than ever, America needs […]

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