Essential global affairs & national security background, message guidance, and policy options.


The recognized source on American leadership.

100s of Experts

The Briefing Book is produced with the Truman Member community of policy, political, and military experts.

Modern Security

The Briefing Book addresses today’s global challenges in the tradition of American leadership.

Not Wonky

Plain language and straightforward talking points keep it usable and conversational.

What's New?

Release 6 (May 12, 2014)


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The Truman Security Briefing Book is a product of the Truman National Security Project.
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