Truman National Security Project

Iran

Foreign Policy Association: Managing Iran’s nuclear prowess

Truman Project Fellow Christian H. Cooper lays out what elements should be in a final deal with Iran regarding it’s nuclear program. In the 1950s, Binyamin Blumberg took over a small group within the Israeli Defense Ministry, renamed the group the Science Liaison Bureau (LAKAM), and proceeded to build the first secret Israeli nuclear facility […]

Talking Points Memo: No, Obama Isn’t Our New Chamberlain

Truman Project Partner Jason Stanford explains why comparisons between President Obama and former British PM Neville Chamberlain are inaccurate because the President is not appeasing Iran, but is in fact negotiating an important agreement. There was a time that keeping Iran from getting a nuclear bomb would have been considered a worthy goal, even a […]

The World Post: Yellowcake and Eat It Too: Why An Extension of Nuclear Talks with Iran Is Good for America

Truman Project Fellow Nathan Gonzalez wrote about the victory of either a deal or extension, which is the most realistic of the two, of nuclear talks with Iran. He wrote that a diplomatic solution “will not only bring stability and security for us and our allies, but it could prove the beginning of broader efforts […]

Talking Points Memo: Deal Or No Deal: Iran’s Nuclear Future Is In Its Hands

Chairman of the Truman Project Board of Advisors Doug Wilson and Truman Project Nuclear Non-Proliferation Expert Group Leader Joe Costa wrote about the parameters of a nuclear deal with Iran. They argued in favor of smart, tough diplomacy as the only viable way to prevent an Iranian bomb. A President elected twice in large part […]

Huffington Post: Iraq: Learning From Yesterday and Planning for Tomorrow

Truman Project Fellow Nathan Gonzalez explains four lessons from history that need to be observed when taking action against ISIL. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a Sunni Muslim organization deemed too radical even for al-Qaeda, is currently advancing toward Baghdad. This should not have come as a surprise, given Iraq’s fractured […]

1 2 3 20