Defense Council. The Defense Council is America’s premier leadership development program for leaders who strive to continue their public service beyond the battlefield. Future candidates might work outside of national security, such as in the private, or public sector, but have a strong desire and ability to influence policy, politics, and public opinion. Successful candidates often have experience with veterans affairs or operation experience in hard power, including Special Forces, tactical operations, and other defense establishments.
Congressional Security Scholars. The Congressional Security Scholars Program is a premier leadership development program for Hill staffers, intended to build a generation of congressional staff with a broad understanding of current defense, foreign policy and national security issues.
Guidance for Communicators. Even the best policies require effective communication. Leaders around the country have come to rely on our guidance and background to build the public case for 21st century national security policy.
Intern Springboard. The Springboard is a leadership development program for summer interns in Washington, intended to arm a new generation of policymakers and politicos with a firm grasp of national security issues and the philosophical tradition of strong progressive national security thought.
Security Briefing Book. The Truman Project’s Security Briefing Book is a one-of-a-kind tool for political practitioners, Capitol Hill staff, and the broader national security community. It outlines the 21st century solutions to America’s national security and foreign policy challenges.
Media & TV Preparation. Mass media communication on national security is particularly challenging. Our professional training staff and community of media experts have extensive experience with prep, booking, and media relations.
National Security 101 and Custom Trainings. Whether it’s a brief refresher on the basics of national security or a deep dive on emerging issues, we can provide beginner, custom and issue-specific trainings for you and your organization.