Truman National Security Project


Why Global Issues Matter to State Parties

With Afghanistan’s elections and future in question, devastating conflict destabilizing the Middle East, growing fallout from Russian expansionism in East Europe, and a humanitarian crisis mounting on our own southern border, it is clear that U.S. national security is impacted in complex ways that require complex policy responses. And yet some politicians reduce the debate […]

The Fresno Bee: San Joaquin Valley congressional challengers network in D.C.

In an article about the House Rep. race in the California 10th District, author Michael Doyle wrote that the Truman Project meet with the Democratic candidate Michael Eggman. This week, Eggman was able to meet with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as well as officials with the AFL-CIO and the Democratic-affiliated Truman National Security […]

MSNBC: Up: November 3

The blog for MSNBC’s Up With Steve Kornacki previews an upcoming panel on Egypt, featuring Truman Project Fellow Rebecca Abou-Chedid.   Click here to read the full post.

The Atlantic: Memo to Democrats: Never Mind the GOP, Here’s What *We* Need to Fix

Truman Project Fellow Jim Arkedis urges the Democratic party to reevaluate its strengths and weaknesses. If you’re a Democrat and had never experienced true Schadenfreude before, chances are you did this week. On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee released its “Growth and Opportunity Project,” a document that RNC Chairman Reince Priebus dubbed an “autopsy” of his party’s 2012 failings. […]

Christian right enforces GOP senators’ vote against UN disabilities treaty

“I couldn’t sleep at night if I were a senator and did not vote for this.” So said Steven Rothstein, a leading advocate for the disabled, to the Boston Globe on the eve of the US Senate vote to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Apparently, 38 Republican senators decided they’d rather lose sleep than lose their […]

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