Truman National Security Project

2012

Campaigns & Elections: 2013 Reed Award Winners

Truman Project team wins Reed Award for Best Television Advertisement of 2012. Best Television Advertisement Of 2012: 537, Obama Media Team Commander in Chief, Truman National Security Project & Adelstein | Liston Pennsylvania GOP – “The Problem,” BrabenderCox Read the entire article here.

Truman Project Takes Home Best and Toughest Ads of the Year at 2013 Reed Awards

“Commander in Chief” Ad Recognized as Best in the Nation   Washington, DC – Campaigns & Elections has announced that the Truman Project has been awarded two Reed Awards for excellence in the categories of Toughest Ad and Best Ad in 2012. Both awards were granted for the television ad, “Commander in Chief,” which aired […]

Sequestration and Defense: What Are The Facts Behind The Rhetoric?

With the election behind us, let’s strip the politics out of the sequestration debate and look at facts surrounding this idea of reducing the defense budget. It’s not being reduced tomorrow, but beginning in 2014. It’s being reduced annually from 2014-2024. Assuming the cuts are fully implemented, sequestration only reduces defense spending to 2006 levels […]

The Hill: Democrats: The new party of national security

Truman Fellow Jonathan Morgenstein writes on the changing national security strength of the Democratic party in the HIll: Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of last Tuesday’s elections was the Fox News exit poll in Virginia declaring, “Veterans and active military split their support evenly between the two candidates”: Obama 49% to Romney 49%. After decades of being […]

Now the Real Work Starts

Everyone breathes a sigh of relief once Election Day is over in hopes life can finally move on. Though the President has won re-election and the Democrats retain control of the Senate, don’t expect this to loosen up the gridlock in Washington. In fact, the political calculus remains generally the same with the President facing […]

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