Category Archives: Statements

REP. CASTRO, JAKE SULLIVAN SPEAK AT FIRST DAY OF TRUCON2020

Two-day event kicks off with conversations on immigration, military presence in the Middle East and relations with China  WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Truman Center for National Policy began its annual conference, TruCon2020 to discuss the most pressing national security and foreign policy issues of the day. Featured speakers included Rep. Castro (D-TX), Jake Sullivan, senior foreign policy advisor to the Biden…
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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…
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Truman is Fired Up for Biden-Harris and the DNC. Join Us!

The Truman Community celebrates Vice President Biden’s selection of Truman Advisory Board Member Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Wow - it feels good to write those words! Here at Truman, we know Sen. Harris’ selection represents an important step towards restoring good governance at home and principled global engagement abroad. As the future…
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Statement and Resources Re: the Secret Federal Police in Portland

It’s come to this: unidentified federal law enforcement officers were deployed by President Trump to an American city to crackdown on protesters whose trace levels of violence are well within the ability of city authorities to manage. The scenes coming out of Portland are evocative of the atrocities committed by the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile…
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Statement from Members of the Truman National Security Project on the Implementation of National Security Law in Hong Kong

This is a joint statement by select individuals who belong to the Truman Asia Expert Group. Their combined expertise covers China and the Asia-Pacific region, international security, trade, law, and human rights. In light of the uncertain reach of Hong Kong’s national security law, signatories are anonymous.  As members of the Truman National Security Project,…
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Truman in the News – June 2020

Truman Byline 6/1/2020, Just Security, A Bipartisan Push in Congress to Fight the ‘Parallel Pandemic’ of Human Rights Abuses Abroad, Rob Berschinski, Truman Security Fellow 6/1/2020, Post and Courier, Foreign adversaries, homegrown terrorist recruitment and black pain, by Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, Truman Security Fellow 6/2/2020, Politico, Chinese propagandists seize on George Floyd protests, by David Wertime,…
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