Municipal elections in Turkey have traditionally been quiet local affairs that rarely garner much international interest. Yet yesterday’s highly anticipated elections in Turkey were set up as the opening salvo in a yearlong referendum on the decade-plus rule of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been facing unprecedented protests since last summer’s Gezi Park […]
This year, the Truman National Security Project welcomed 167 new Fellows, Partners, and Defense Council members into our ranks. They’re awesome.
April 3rd marks the 65th year anniversary of the signing of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, more commonly known as the Marshall Plan. Many consider the Marshall Plan to be the reason why Europe was able to recover so quickly after the devastating effects of World War II. The Marshall Plan was so effective […]
Today marks the 66th anniversary of the Truman Doctrine speech. Given that you’re surfing “The Truman Doctrine” blog, it’d be helpful to get a sense of where the name came from. The Truman Doctrine speech, given by President Harry Truman, remains a foundation for foreign policy today. The Truman Doctrine was forged during the height […]