As the American people engage in a lively debate over the recent agreement reached in Geneva on Iran’s nuclear program, I think there is one perspective we could probably do without: that of the architects of the recent government shutdown. Predictably, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor. R-Va., and others involved in the recent government shutdown have […]
Truman National Security Project Fellow Andrew Person discusses the architects of the government shutdown and their place within the Iran negotiations. As the American people engage in a lively debate over the recent agreement reached in Geneva on Iran’s nuclear program, I think there is one perspective we could probably do without: that of the […]
The blog for MSNBC’s Up With Steve Kornacki previews an upcoming panel on Egypt, featuring Truman Project Fellow Rebecca Abou-Chedid. Click here to read the full post.
Truman President Rachel Kleinfeld discusses the issues surrounding Chuck Hagel’s confirmation as the new Secretary of Defense. The pundits are reading the tea leaves and the critics sharpening their knives. What would Chuck Hagel be like, really, as Secretary of Defense? If you want to understand how the SecDef-apparent thinks, however, it’s hard to do […]
“I couldn’t sleep at night if I were a senator and did not vote for this.” So said Steven Rothstein, a leading advocate for the disabled, to the Boston Globe on the eve of the US Senate vote to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Apparently, 38 Republican senators decided they’d rather lose sleep than lose their […]