Op-Eds

Truman helps members pitch, write, and place opinion pieces on national security issues in news outlets around the country. In 2020 we placed over 400 articles in major media, including the Washington Post, USA Today, Politico, and Foreign Policy
Recent pieces are below.

Truman in the News

February 28, 2021

Truman byline - February 2021

2/1/2021, NJ.com, Why men should support expanding access to abortion, by Brandon McKoy and Oren Jacobson, Truman Political Partner

2/1/2021, Responsible Statecraft, Why Biden needs to scrap 'countering violent extremism' programs, by Steven Leach, Truman Security Fellow

2/1/2021, The Hill, Democrats will expand their Senate majority in 2022, by Kevin Walling, Truman Political Partner

2/2/2021, CalMatters, In the age of COVID, the arts will help us grieve, heal and come together, by Makiko Hirata and Jeff Le, Truman Political Partner

2/2/2021, The Hill, Civilian control keeps America's military ahead societal norms, by Brian Babcock-Lumish, Truman Security Fellow

2/2/2021, The Dogwood, Rashid: Maybe Billionaires Just Need to Take Their Own Advice, by Qasim Rashid, Truman Security Fellow

2/3/2021, USA Today, Confront military's white supremacy and nationalism head-on, or it will get worse, by Charlotte Clymer, Truman Political Partner

2/4/2021, Foreign Policy, With a New Bipartisan Act in Congress, There's Hope for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, by Carmiel Arbit, Truman Security Fellow

2/4/2021, The New Atlanticist, The big takeaways from Biden's first foreign-policy speech, includes contribution from Rose Jackson, Truman Security Fellow

2/4/2021, Politico, Beijing and Washington settle in to frosty silence, by David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

2/5/2021, Inkstick Media, Through The Eyes of Others, by Mark Hannah, Truman Political Partner

2/6/2021, The Experiment, Screens, by Jason Stanford, Truman Political Partner

2/8/2021, The Dogwood, Rashid: Fact vs. Fiction When It Comes to the Death Penalty, by Qasim Rashid, Truman Security Fellow

2/9/2021, CNN, This impeachment trial could surprise us, by Norman Eisen and Katie Reisner, Truman Security Fellow

2/10/2021, The Fulcrum, The threat to our democracy has only just begun, by Oren Jacobson, Truman Political Partner

2/11/2021, Politico, 'Extreme competition' is now the watchword in U.S.-China relations, by David Wertime, Truman Security Fellow

2/11/2021, Inkstick Media, After the Apocalypse: China, with contribution from Ali Wyne, Truman Security Fellow

2/11/2021, Council on Foreign Relations, Why Ending FGM Advances U.S. Interests, by Maryum Saifee, Truman Visiting Senior Fellow

2/11/2021, TIME, The Farmers' Protests Are a Turning Point for India's Democracy—and the World Can No Longer Ignore That, by Simran Jeet Singh, Truman Security Fellow

2/12/2021, War on the Rocks, What One Word Teaches Us About The Uncertainty Of American Empire, by Aroop Mukharji, Truman Security Fellow

2/13/2021, The Experiment, The Anti-Valentine Issue, by Jason Stanford, Truman Political Partner

2/16/2021, The Hill, President Biden: Go big with COVID-19 relief, by Kevin Walling, Truman Political Partner

2/17/2021, The Cipher Brief, The Intelligence Community is Broken, Here’s How We Fix It, by Zachery Tyson Brown, Truman Security Fellow

2/17/2021, Just Security, Climate Change is a Threat the Next Generation Cannot Face Alone, by Annalise Blum and Kate Guy, Truman Security Fellow

2/19/2021, Barron’s, Bitcoin Mining Is Big in China. Why Investors Should Worry, by Isaac Stone Fish, Truman Security Fellow

2/18/2021, Foreign Policy, U.S. Leaders Forgot the Lessons of the AIDS Crisis by Not Doing the Reading, by Luke Schleusener, Truman Security Fellow

2/18/2021, Charlotte’s Web Thoughts, Rush Limbaugh mocked the dying and suffering for laughs. Bringing up his own words is not the same thing, by Charlotte Clymer, Truman Political Partner

2/20/2021, The Experiment, Two Truths and a Lie, by Jason Stanford, Truman Political Partner

2/21/2021 I am a Native woman and a combat veteran. I support Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary, by Elizabeth Perez, Defense Council

2/23/2021, USA Today, Donald Trump's Big Lie about the election is on reruns. Turn it off, by Norm Eisen, Lizzie Ulmer and Katherine Reisner, Truman Security Fellow

2/24/2021, Just Security, How the Biden-Harris Administration Can Advance Peace & Freedom – At Home and Abroad, by Corban Teague and Kehinde A. Togun, Truman Security Fellow

2/24/2021, Just Security, How a January 6 Commission Can Succeed: What Empirical Research Tells Us, by Jordan Tama, Truman Security Fellow

2/25/2021, The Hill, In Afghanistan, exit is only 'responsible' option, by Mark Hannah, Truman Political Partner