Last week, three women were appointed to principle national security positions: Susan Rice to National Security Advisor, Samantha Power to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and Avril Haines to CIA Deputy Director. These roles are of critical importance to national security, and their appointees are positioned to mold the direction of U.S. foreign policy [...]
Truman National Security Project VP of Strategic Communications David Solimini discusses the military’s options for intervening in Syria. Click here to view the entire article.
Preparing for his first meeting with President Obama, China’s new ruler Xi Jinping stated that he is looking for a “new power relationship” with the United States that will acknowledge China’s rising influence in global affairs. Rather than accommodate the grand ambitions of the Chinese leadership, or seek to build a “personal relationship” based on polite conversation, the most [...]
NATO Secretary General visits the Truman National Security Project as part of his visit to Washington, DC. The Secretary General also met with US Secretary of State John Kerry, National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, and other senior US officials. Mr. Fogh Rasmussen concluded his visit to Washington by meeting young professionals from the Truman National Security [...]
For far too long, the continent of Africa has been perceived by many in the West as a place of conflict and dictators dependent on foreign aid. This was never an accurate picture, and it certainly doesn’t reflect the economic dynamism and social change taking place in Africa today. With seven of the top 10 [...]