Truman National Security Project


SBS: Afghan support for post-Taliban govt

At a recent Center for National Policy event, ATR Consulting’s head researcher Lola Cecchinel discussed how Afghans view their government and the Taliban. Despite a wave of violence, most Afghans believe their government is in control of the country and oppose a return to the Taliban, according to a new survey. The study comes as […]

Guest opinion: Shameful shutdown jeopardizes veterans, families

As veterans of different wars and different eras, we write to express our disgust at the state of affairs in Washington, D.C., and to call for an end to the slash and burn politics crippling our nation. Though the federal government shutdown is over, the damage to our nation and our nation’s veterans endures. The […]

The Daily Beast: With the Govt Open it’s Time to Repair National Security

Truman National Security Project Defense Council Member Andrew Borene discusses the serious ramifications of the government shutdown on our national security. The epic embarrassment of our government’s shutdown has finally ended but in its wake we’re now faced with a serious national security deficit. Unlike our political leaders, America’s enemies didn’t take the last two […]

The Day America Defaulted

Friday, October 18, 2013 - A day that will live in infamy. For the first time in history, the United States of America is prepared to default on the National Debt. We had paid back our Revolutionary War Debt to the penny. Despite the incredible cost and brutality of brother-on-brother violence during the Civil War, President […]

Revolutionary Radio: Jeff Santos Show Interviews Mike Derham

Jeff Santos interviews Truman National Security project Fellow Mike Derham about the impending debt ceiling crisis and the ramifications of a default. Click here to listen to the audio. 

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