Truman National Security Project


Wall Street Journal Live: Can the Calm in Afghanistan Last?

Truman Project Fellow Rebecca Zimmerman joins Simon Constable to discuss the calm in Afghanistan due to an audit of the recent presidential election and whether it will last.                     Click on the picture to watch the entire segment.

The Hays Daily News: We’ve Got A Promise to Keep

Truman Project Partner Jason Stanford discusses why the we are obligated to help Afghan interpreters who risked their lives to help the United States to come to this country. What if you had a chance to prevent a national tragedy? No kidding, all cynicism and politics aside, what if you — yes, you — could […]

Fox News: The Kelly File: POW Bowe Bergdahl Returns Home

On the June 2nd installment of Fox News’ evening show The Kelly File, Truman Project Senior Advisor Mark Jacobson joined host Megyn Kelly to discuss the controversy surrounding the safe recovery of P.O.W.  – and alleged deserter – Bowe Bergdahl, in exchange for the release of 5 Taliban prisoners from U.S. captivity. Watch the full […]

Yahoo: Obama’s big speech: blueprint and self defense

Truman Project Senior Advisor Mark Jacobson explains the foreign policy aspects of President Obama’s commencement speech at the US Military Academy, West Point. Mark Jacobson, a former senior NATO official in Afghanistan, said Obama was sending a message that “an aggressive foreign policy or an internationalist United States does not mean military intervention.” Obama’s speech […]

Afghanistan Needs an Army Corps of Engineers

Why did the United States pay to raise an Afghan National Army but fail to institute an Afghan Army Corps of Engineers? It seems that we built a capacity to fight, but did not fight to create a capacity to build. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) provided the facilities and infrastructure that the […]

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