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The Diplomat: Iran Talks: Breaking the Mosaic of Mistrust

Truman National Security Project Fellow Christian Cooper discusses current US-Iranian relations. On January 20, 2009, a freshly inaugurated President Barack Obama took to the stage to deliver a speech with one very critical hidden signal – one he hoped might publicly begin to thaw U.S. relations with Iran even as Washington privately escalated sustained cyber attacks […]

Iran Talks: Breaking the Mosaic of Mistrust

On January 20, 2009, a freshly inaugurated President Barack Obama took to the stage to deliver a speech with one very critical hidden signal – one he hoped might publicly begin to thaw U.S. relations with Iran even as Washington privately escalated sustained cyber attacks against that nation’s nuclear program. This openness against a backdrop of […]

San Jose Mercury News: Cybersecurity that protects freedom of speech

Truman National Security Project’s Matthew Rhoades discusses the right and wrong way to share cyber threats. Recently, top lawmakers in Washington, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein, talked publicly about reconsidering cybersecurity legislation — legislation that has failed to become law multiple times. While President Barack Obama’s executive order is making progress in attempts to shore up […]

TruthDig: Putin and Obama’s Cold War

Truman National Security Project Fellow Lionel Beehner is referenced in this TruthDig article about Putin and Obama’s frosty relationship. Commentators in American newspapers do not mince words either when it comes to expressing their opinion on Putin. USA Today commentator and Truman National Security Project fellow Lionel Beehner demanded last month that the U.S. treat the “remnants […]

The Times of Israel: The Water’s Edge

Truman Political Partner Elie Jacobs discusses the merits of Obama’s decision to seek Congressional approval for military intervention in Syria. It used to be that partisan politics stopped at the water’s edge, Republican disdain for Bill Clinton and bi-partisan ambivalence for the second Iraq War changed that. President Barack Obama’s decision to go to congress […]

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