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Highlights and Media Coverage of the 2019 ISP Symposium "Intelligence in Transition"

Apr 05, 2019
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The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) hosted its fifth annual Intelligence Studies Project Symposium. This year's Symposium "Intelligence in Transition" featured a keynote address by the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Susan Gordon. This event is co-sponsored by the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

The event included panels on Strategic Warning and Emerging Threats, an interview with John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, by Ellen Nakashima, National Security Reporter at The Washington Post, and a keynote address by Susan Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. 

 

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 Amy McAuliffe, National Intelligence Council Chair, on Strategic Warning Panel 

 

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Ellen Nakashima, National Security Reporter at The Washington Post interviews John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security on Law Enforcement Responses to New Threats

 

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47477351792 1278f7349a oThe Symposium concludes with Panel on Emerging Threats, Technology Challenges, and Institutional Change

 

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Additional photos of the forum are available on our Flickr page.

 

Media Coverage:

Washington Post
US officials planning for a future in which Huawei has a major share of 5G global networks
April 1, 2019
“You have to presume a dirty network,” said Gordon, at an intelligence conference at the University of Texas at Austin last week.

Forbes
Did The U.S. Just Concede Defeat In Its War With Huawei?
April 2, 2019
“We are going to have to figure out a way in a 5G world that we’re able to manage the risks in a diverse network that includes technology that we can’t trust,” conceded Sue Gordon, the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, at a conference in Texas last week.

South China Morning Post
US braces for future 5G world largely built with mobile network gear from China’s Huawei
April 2, 2019
“You have to presume a dirty network,” said Gordon, at an intelligence conference at the University of Texas, Austin last week. “That’s what we’re going to have to presume about the world.”

Telecoms Tech
US security officials plan for allies using Huawei 5G gear
April 2, 2019
“Sue Gordon, the deputy to the director of the U.S. intelligence community, gave her views on the situation during a conference last week.”