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Al Jazeera: Shooting at Fort Hood

In an interview with Al Jazeera America Glenn Sulmasy, a Fellow at the Center for National Policy, discusses the shooter at Fort Hood and the military’s response towards veterans returning after combat. Watch the full clip.

Al Jazeera America: “Active Shooter at Fort Hood”

Glenn Sulmasy, a Fellow at the Center for National Policy, discusses the Fort Hood shooting – the base’s immediate response, and speculation on why may have perpetrated this attack in an interview – with Al Jazeera America. Watch to the full clip.

Army Times: With soldier’s help, Afghan interpreter wins visa

Truman National Security Project Fellow Matt Zeller and his campaign to obtain visa for his Afghan interpreter is discussed in this Army Times article. The Afghan interpreter credited with saving the life of an Army intelligence officer has been granted a visa and could be coming to the United States as soon as next month. […]

Slog: Horrible News Roundup

Slog blog Horrible News Roundup quotes Truman National Security Project Fellow Kayla Williams’ article in the National Journal. Still, Williams was angry. When she told men in her unit about the incident, they said she’d joined a man’s military and asked what she expected to happen. “It definitely made me feel guys who were sexually […]

TIME: Battleland Blog: Military Suicides Top Combat Deaths – But Only Because the Wars Are Ending

Writing for TIME’s Battleland Blog, Truman Fellow Brandon Friedman challenges the conventional media narrative surrounding military suicides. On January 14, immediately after the release of the military’s 2012 suicide data, many in the media repeatedly aimed at a single target. According to the Associated Press, the number of active-duty suicides in 2012 reached an all-time […]