Truman National Security Project


Truman Project Statement on Refugee Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Truman National Security Project President and CEO Michael Breen today released the below statement on the proposed America SAFE Act: “This legislation, based on misinformation and driven by fear, is an abdication of leadership and American values. To be clear: no refugee makes it to America’s shores without undergoing an extensive background investigation by […]

Media Week of 4.11.15 – 4.17.15

Nest week, see Operation Free veterans and allies in ‘Beyond the Light Switch’ on PBS this Tuesday, April 21. Check your local listings for air times.   Iran 4/10/15, Defense One: Stand Down, Senator Cotton, by Matt Pelak, Truman Project Fellow 4/11/15, Arkansas Online: In a tough spot, by Brandon Fureigh, Truman Project Chief Strategy […]

Will ISIL hit the Homeland?

There have been conflicting reports on the likelihood of an attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) within the United States over the past week.  Even high ranking officials within DoD have raised a level of concern not heard for some time now.  Just a few days ago, Secretary Hagel and […]

Iraq: Maliki’s resignation is not the silver bullet

The recent announcement that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will resign to pave the way for Haider al-Abadi to take over the premiership has led some U.S. policymakers and analysts to proclaim that this event marks the beginning of a process that will eventually lead to the defeat of ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and […]

Back in Iraq? Michael Breen on MSNBC

On Thursday night, news outlets began reporting that President Obama would authorize airstrikes as an option to combat the forces of the Islamic State (formerly ‘ISIS’ or ‘ISIL’) in Iraq. Michael Breen, the Truman Project’s Executive Director, joined MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, with guest host Ari Melber, to discuss the dire humanitarian situation on […]

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