Truman in the News – July 2020

Truman Byline

7/2/2020, George W. Bush Presidential Center, What Does an American Look Like?, by Farhat Popal, Truman Security Fellow

7/2/2020, POLITICO, You, yes you, are subject to Hong Kong’s new security law, by David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

7/2/2020, CNN, The true cost of a new confrontation with China, by Mark Hannah, Truman Political Partner

7/7/2020, Talking Points Memo, What Do Protests Accomplish? 5 Global Lessons From Demonstrations Over Floyd’s Murder, by Twanna Hines, Truman Political Partner

7/8/2020, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Global Public Opinion and the Coronavirus: July 8 Update, by Craig Kafura, Truman Security Fellow

7/8/2020, Inkstick, Diversity is America’s untapped competitive edge, by Zachery Tyson Brown, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, San Antonio Express-News, Commentary: Teaching anti-racism at home and school, by Coda Rayo-Garza, Truman Political Partner

7/9/2020, POLITICO, It’s not Kanye West’s China anymore, by David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

7/13/2020, Center for New American Security, Sharpening the U.S. Military’s Edge: Critical Steps for the Next Administration, by Gabrielle Chefitz, Truman Security Fellow

7/13/2020, New York Daily News, Cuomo’s cringeworthy COVID victory lap, by Josh Greenman, Truman Security Fellow

7/14/2020, Cyberscoop, Taking steps to break down systemic racism in cybersecurity, by Camille Stewart, Truman Security Fellow

7/14/2020, Medium, What Machiavelli Teaches Us About Strategic Innovation, by Zachery Tyson Brown, Truman Security Fellow

7/15/2020, Just Security, Secretary Pompeo’s Surprising Defense of International Law, Allies, and the Law of the Sea Convention, by Mark Nevitt, Truman Defense Council

7/15/2020, Just Security, Seize This Chance to Help Demilitarize Law Enforcement, by Bishop Garrison, Truman Defense Council, Benjamin Haas, Truman Defense Council, Christopher Purdy, Truman Defense Council

7/16/2020, War on the Rocks, How Iran’s oil infrastructure gambit could imperil the strait of Hormuz, by Ariane Tabatabai, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, POLITICO, ‘Zero percent’ chance of U.S.-China decoupling, by David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, POLITICO, The decaying U.S.-China relationship will change each of our lives, by David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, Foreign Policy, Park Won-soon’s Suicide Might Destabilize Moon’s Foreign-Policy Agenda, by Jessica Lee, Truman Security Fellow

7/17/2020, Foreign Policy, In Somalia, Iran Is Replicating Russia’s Afghan Strategy, by Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, Truman Security Fellow

7/29/2020, Project Syndicate, China plays the Iran card, by Ariane Tabatabai, Truman Security Fellow

7/31/2020, War on the Rocks, U.S. defense spending during and after the pandemic, by Matt Vallone, Truman Political Partner

7/31/2020, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Will Canadians Tune In For Bubble Hockey?, by Craig Kafura, Truman Security Fellow

7/31/2020, New York Daily News, Maybe: Let’s remember some of Donald Trump’s worst ideas, by Josh Greenman, Truman Security Fellow

Non-Truman Byline

7/1/2020, POLITICO, Human rights groups turn their sights on Trump's America, quotes Rob Berschinski, Truman Security Fellow

7/1/2020, LA Times, Column: Pete Buttigieg on running as a gay man and his struggles with Black voters, interview with Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/1/2020, Wral Tech Wire, Artificial Intelligence giving a boost to senior care through 2 Raleigh startups, quotes Igor Jablokov, Truman Security Fellow

7/1/2020, USA Today, What to know about how Trump gets, or doesn't get, intelligence briefings, quotes Frank Kendall, Truman Board Member

7/1/2020, Washington Post, Trump’s ugly new spin on Russia bounties actually incriminates him, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

7/1/2020, NY Daily News, Trump bashes intel on Russian bounty plot as ‘fake news,’ contradicting his own advisers, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

7/1/2020, The Guardian, CIA official chose not to tell Trump of Russia bounty report, top adviser claims, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

7/2/2020, NBC San Diego, COVID-19 Cases Among Military Service Members on the Rise, quotes Shawn Vandiver, Truman Defense Council

7/2/2020, San Antonio Current, Police Report, Name Calling Characterize GOP Runoff for Seat Held by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/2/2020, Associated Press, Buttigieg, South Carolina mayor teaming up on COVID effort, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/2/2020, HuffPost, America Spends Billions To Get The Best Intel In The World But Can’t Make Trump Read It, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

7/3/2020, CBS News, Controversial security law takes effect in Hong Kong, interview with Isaac Stone Fish, Truman Security Fellow

7/3/2020, Texas Tribune, Donald Trump endorses Tony Gonzales to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/5/2020, The Guardian, Bolton: Trump claim he wasn’t told of Russia bounty report is 'not how system works’, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

7/6/2020, Military.com, Female Vets Call for Closure of Fort Hood Amid Reports of Vanessa Guillen's Murder, quotes Pam Campos-Palma, Truman Defense Council

7/7/2020, Colorado Public Radio, VA Hopes To Build Awareness And Trust Among Female Veterans, mentions Andrew Goldsmith, Truman Security Fellow

7/7/2020, The Daily Beast, The Proxy War Over a Top Biden Adviser, mentions Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/7/2020, Washington Post, ‘The military’s #MeToo’: Vanessa Guillén’s slaying has many servicewomen revisiting their own deep scars, quotes Pam Campos-Palma, Truman Defense Council

7/8/2020, The American Prospect, How a Biden Adviser Got a Gig With Uber, mentions Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/8/2020, The Hill, Bellwether counties show trouble for Trump, mentions Dan McCready, Truman Political Partner

7/8/2020, Axios, Pete Buttigieg to release new book in October, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/8/2020, Washington Post, Liberals want more from Biden than an anti-Trump message, quotes Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/8/2020, Associated Press, Biden-Sanders task forces unveil joint goals for party unity, quotes Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/9/2020, Military Times, VA should already care for veterans with bad-paper discharges, experts say, quotes Kristopher Goldsmith, Truman Defense Council

7/9/2020, The Independent, White House insiders are worried that 'unhinged conspiracy theorists' are being given more and more powerful roles at the Pentagon, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, CNBC, Economy shouldn’t have to rely on charity from billionaires, says Biden backer Pete Buttigieg, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, NPR, Satellite Images Reveal Damage At Iranian Nuclear Facility, quotes Ariane Tabatabai, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, Newsweek, Buttigieg Criticizes Trump's 'Deficit-Exploding Tax Cuts,' Calls for Striking a Balance, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, Newsweek, Dems Unite As Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg Supporters Switch to Biden, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, The Markup, Unlike Other Tech Giants, Amazon Won’t Say How Many Workers Review Posts, quotes Renee DiResta, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, Bloomberg News, Biden Crafts Jobs Plan as He Tries to Negate a Rare Trump Edge, quotes Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/9/2020, Boston University press release, Woldemariam Named Director of African Studies Center, features Michael Woldemariam, Truman Security Fellow

7/10/2020, Outsider Club, The Wealth Warrior: North Korea and NATO Threat Assessment, quotes Amanda Sloat, Truman Security Fellow

7/10/2020, Common Dreams, Ilhan Omar Demands Pentagon Acknowledge, Compensate US Drone Strike Victims 'Illegally Killed' in Somalia, quotes Allegra Harpootlian, Truman Political Partner

7/10/2020, All Africa, Israel in Africa - Transactional Politics and Medium-Sized States, mentions Michael Woldemariam, Truman Security Fellow

7/10/2020, NextGov, Governments Need Clear Plans to Respond to Disinformation, Experts Say, quotes Renee DiResta, Truman Security Fellow

7/11/2020, MSNBC, U.S. Army launches review of command & culture at Fort Hood following the death of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillén, interview with Pam Campos-Palma, Truman Defense Council

7/12/2020, The Daily Beast, Mike Pompeo and the Global Holy War Against Liberal Democracy, quotes Rob Berschinski, Truman Security Fellow

7/13/2020, Radio Free Europe, Explainer: Why Are Iranians Angry Over A Long-Term Deal With China?, quotes Ariane Tabatabai, Truman Security Fellow

7/13/2020, POLITICO, Trump camp brushes back Cruz-endorsed candidate in Texas runoff, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/13/2020, Tech Crunch, More new space consolidation as Voyager Space Holdings acquires Pioneer Astronautics, mentions Matthew Kuta, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, Washington Post, The Trailer: A guide to Tuesday's runoffs and primaries, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, Executive Gov, Voyager Space Holdings Announces Acquisition of Pioneer Astronautics; quotes Matthew Kuta, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, GovConWire, Voyager Buys Pioneer Astronautics to Drive ‘NewSpace’ Sector Growth, mentions Matthew Kuta, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, PJ Media, Insanity Wrap #5: The World Turned Right Side Up, quotes Josh Greenman, Truman Security Fellow

7/14/2020, New York Times, Maine, Texas and Alabama Election Results: Live Updates and Analysis, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, San Antonio Express-News, Race to replace San Antonio’s Hurd too close to call; mail-in ballots still pending, features Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, Instinct Magazine, Pete Buttigieg — From Presidential Candidate to Possible Emmy Winner?, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/14/2020, Mother Jones, Joe Biden Is Promising Progressive Policies. Who’s Going to Hold Him to It?, mentions Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/14/2020, The Hill, Over 570 women registered to run for office, topping 2018 record, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/14/2020, The Guardian, 'We are Vanessa Guillén': killing puts sexual violence in US military in focus, mentions Pam Campos-Palma, Truman Defense Council 

7/14/2020, The Hill, Trump makes late push for two Texas Republicans, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/15/2020, Roll Call, House battlegrounds set in Texas, unclear in Maine, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/15/2020, The Detroit News, Editorial: Our choices for Wayne County, mentions Joe Tate, Truman Political Partner

7/15/2020, ABC 11, Former Congressional candidate Mark Harris won't face election fraud charges in absentee ballot investigation, DA says, mentions Dan McCready, Truman Political Partner

7/15/2020, The Week, Ronny Jackson, Trump’s former White House doctor, is likely headed to Congress. So is ex-Rep. Pete Sessions, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/15/2020, Connecting Vets Radio, Veterans Affairs sexual harassment policies 'inconsistent and incomplete,' report finds, mentions Andrea Goldstein, Truman Defense Council

7/15/2020, Blue Virginia, Jennifer McClellan for Governor Campaign Announces 14 New Endorsements from Virginia Leaders, mentions Terron Sims II, Truman Security Fellow

7/15/2020, Wall Street Journal, Alabama, Texas Primary Results Show Power of Trump Endorsements, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/15/2020, Queerty, Pete Buttigieg’s career could take a wildly unexpected turn, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/15/2020, Charlotte Observer, Mark Harris won’t face state charges in NC 9th District ballot fraud case, mentions Dan McCready, Truman Political Partner

7/15/2020, Ping podcast, Diversity & Threat Intelligence, interview with Roderick Chambers, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, Security Magazine, Black Hat USA 2020 announces keynote lineup, mentions Renee DiResta, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, The Diplomat, Team Biden’s Policies on China and Taiwan, mentions Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/16/2020, NBC News, Latinos in the military have long pushed for equity. They want answers on Vanessa Guillen, mentions Pam Campos-Palma, Truman Defense Council

7/16/2020, MSNBC, Biden unveils $2T clean energy investment plan, interview with Jake Sullivan, Truman Board Member

7/16/2020, Washington Post, Pompeo says protesters and mainstream media are attacking American way of life, quotes Rob Berschinski, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, Associated Press, Record number of LGBTQ candidates running for office in US, quotes Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/16/2020, The Texan, Dan Crenshaw, Wendy Davis Top House Fundraising in July Quarterly Filing, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/16/2020, San Antonio Business Journal, 5 takeaways from the Texas runoff election in Bexar County, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/16/2020, Reuters, Number of LGBT+ elected officials in U.S. hits new high, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, Los Angeles Magazine, Rupert Murdoch’s Family Members—Including Wife Jerry Hall—Are Donating to Dems, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Unmasking the Truth: Public Health Experts, the Coronavirus, and the Raucous Marketplace of Ideas, quotes Renee DiResta, Truman Security Fellow

7/16/2020, Fox 40, Pompeo says more rights don't mean more justice as he unveils human rights report, quotes Rob Berschinski, Truman Security Fellow

7/17/2020, The Independent, How an 'indignant' Trump supporter grew to love Biden, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/17/2020, POLITICO, If Biden wins, will the world take America back?, mentions David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

7/17/2020, The New Republic, The Empathy of Black Voters, mentions Pete Buttigieg, Truman Security Fellow

7/17/2020, Washington Post, The 10 House seats most likely to flip in November, mentions Gina Ortiz Jones, Truman Defense Council

7/17/2020, News Dio, As demand for police reform grows, military equipment program faces new scrutiny, quotes Terron Sims II, Truman Security Fellow

7/24/2020, Brookings, How is Africa Tackling COVID-19?, panel featuring Alexandra (Xander) A.K. Meise, Truman Political Partner

7/31/2020, Archynetys, Trump will withdraw 12,000 soldiers from Germany on his pulse with Merkel | International, quotes Rachel Rizzo, Truman Director of Programs

7/31/2020, The Guardian, US homeland security surveilling journalists covering Portland protests, quotes Ned Price, Truman Security Fellow

Truman Affiliated Podcasts

7/9/2020, The Convergence Podcast, The Next Iteration of Warfare with Lisa Kaplan, hosted by Zachery Tyson Brown, Truman Security Fellow

7/9/2020, Things That Go Boom, Would China bring a new start to New START?, hosted by Laicie Heeley, Truman Political Partner

7/14/2020, Making America Better Now podcast, Pandemic, federalism and science, hosted by Karlo Marcelo, Truman Political Partner