Category Archives: Doctrine Blog

Peshawar Attack May Finally Effect Change In Pakistan

With the recent massacre of 145 students and teachers by the Pakistani Taliban (also known as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan) in Peshawar, Pakistan’s efforts to address terrorism have returned to the international forefront. And, yet just two days after this heinous attack, a Pakistani court has permitted Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a senior Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander alleged to…
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Post-Election Day Update

Seth Moulton – House of Representatives – Massachusetts 6th Seth Moulton, 2008 Fellow, became Truman’s first member elected to the U.S House of Representatives. Seth, who defeated incumbent John Tierney in the Democratic primary, is a Marine who provides the constituents of the 6th Congressional District with a fresh face and tireless work ethic. Seth…
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Why Iran Diplomacy Matters

Over the past year, our nation’s diplomats have been working tirelessly to produce an agreement that will prevent both an Iranian nuclear weapon and another war in the Middle East. Keeping Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon is of central importance to American security – and achieving this through tough diplomacy is difficult, but possible.…
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Veterans Day 2014 – Serve Your Community

Whether you can commit your time, expertise, or just a few bucks, here are some great options to serve your community: Yellow Ribbons United - More Info The Truman Project is a proud partner of Yellow Ribbons United. Yellow Ribbons United is focused on bringing together professional sports companies and the public to honor and…
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The Truman Community on the Ballot

On this election day, the Truman community is out in force across the country supporting candidates with a strong, smart and principled approach to national security. Members and staff are running campaigns, consulting, knocking on doors and even making their final stump speeches. Below, we have listed all the Truman community members running for office.…
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[Take 5] Minutes and Read A Candygram on the Iran Negotiations

Need something more substantial? Check out Why Iran Diplomacy Matters and the Iran chapter of the Truman Security Briefing Book. As the November 24th deadline for a nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 world powers gets closer to  time, its seems that some folks are telling  of  about the idea of chasing a bad deal. As the…
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Risk, Recruitment and Retention: An All-Hands Discussion

Today, the Truman Project, USIP, the McCain Institute and the Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy hosted an event called: Risk, Recruitment and Retention: Engaging Foreign Publics in High Threat Environments. Truman Project and CNP Chairman of the Board, the Hon. Doug Wilson, delivered the opening remarks, highlighting some of the unsung heroes—civilians—who have worked in…
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