Truman National Security Project


Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 UN General Assembly

It has been called “diplomatic speed dating,” and for all of the bilateral talks taking place between world leaders in New York City this week outside the newly renovated UN Assembly Hall, the image is not far off. This will be one of the most closely watched UN General Assembly (UNGA) meetings in recent history. […]

Sun Sentinel: Diplomacy key in talks with Iran

Truman Project Partner Rachel Streitfeld wrote about the benefits of an extension in the Iran nuclear talks and the importance of diplomacy in the process. The White House is determined to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Secretary John Kerry and his team are working around the clock to piece together an epic deal that […]

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 […]

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