Category Archives: Press Releases

Truman Statement Honoring Black History Month

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Truman Center for National Policy and Truman National Security Project President and CEO, Mike Breen, issued the following statement honoring Black History Month: “The Truman Center for National Policy and Truman National Security Project is proud to celebrate Black History Month this year by recognizing the achievements and milestones of African American…
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Statement from Truman Project ED Mike Breen on Clean Power Plan

Washington, D.C. – Below is a statement from Truman National Security Project Executive Director Mike Breen on the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan. “Our military, scientific, and intelligence experts all agree that climate change poses a serious threat to our national security. Climate change destabilizes countries and entire regions, forcing us to deploy military and civilian assets to secure vital interests around the globe and straining our resources. “Power plants are…
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Truman National Security Project Statement on Iran Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Truman National Security Project Executive Director Michael Breen issued the below statement on today’s agreement. “This historic agreement demonstrates the power of strong, forceful diplomacy and, if it is implemented and enforced properly, will make America and our allies safer and stronger. The agreement closes off all of Iran’s potential avenues to a nuclear weapon,…
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Truman Project Releases 21st Century Security: A Framework for American Leadership

Washington, D.C. – The Truman National Security Project today released 21st Century Security: A Framework for American Leadership, a collection of 128 concrete steps America can take to address the opportunities and challenges we face in the 21st century. The recommendations were drafted by Truman’s unique community of subject matter, policy, and political experts. The framework is available here. “Now more than ever, America needs…
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New EPA Regs for Heavy-Duty Truck Emissions a Win for National Security

New EPA Regs for Heavy-Duty Truck Emissions a Win for National Security Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new limits on emissions from heavy-duty trucks. In response to the proposed rule, Truman Project Executive Director Michael Breen said: “We applaud the EPA for taking this additional step to reduce our dependence on fossil fuel and…
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Advanced Biofuel Levels in EPA's RFS Proposal Fall Short

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new renewable fuel standards (RFS) that will apply through 2016. The requirements mandate the percentage by volume of renewable fuels, including advanced biofuels, which producers of transportation fuels must blend into their products. In response to the proposed updates to the RFS, Truman Project Chief Strategy Officer Brandon…
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