With Afghanistan’s elections and future in question, devastating conflict destabilizing the Middle East, growing fallout from Russian expansionism in East Europe, and a humanitarian crisis mounting on our own southern border, it is clear that U.S. national security is impacted in complex ways that require complex policy responses. And yet some politicians reduce the debate […]
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 […]