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2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium: Intelligence in Transition

2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium: Intelligence in Transition

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm | Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Intelligence Studies Project Symposium. The event is free and open to the public, however, advance registration is required to attend each session. Please click the registration link below to reserve your ticket(s). Please plan to arrive early to secure your seat. Registration does not guarantee admission.

With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror

With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror

Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University
Thursday, Apr 04, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.124, The LBJ School

On April 4, 2019, the Clements and Strauss Centers will welcome Dr. Stephen Tankel, Associate Professor in the School of International Service at American University, for a talk on his recently released book, With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror.

The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Texas Union, Eastwoods Room

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the Clements Center and the University of Texas History Department will welcome Michael Morgan, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for a talk on his recently published book, The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War, at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Russian Hybrid War, Ukraine, and US Policy

Russian Hybrid War, Ukraine, and US Policy

Director of the Modern War Institute, West Point
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, the Clements and Strauss Centers will welcome Colonel Liam Collins, Ph.D., for a talk on US Russian hybrid war in Ukraine, US policy and ways to counter Russian aggression.  

A Conversation with Seth Jones

A Conversation with Seth Jones

Harold Brown Chair; Director, Transnational Threats Project; and Senior Adviser, International Security Program, The Center for Strategic and International Studies
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.122

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the Intelligence Studies Project welcomes Seth Jones, who is director of the Transnational Threats Project and is a senior adviser to the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. This event is co-sponsored by the Strauss Center and Clements Center.

Seth G. Jones holds the Harold Brown Chair, is director of the Transnational Threats Project, and is a senior adviser to the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He teaches at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Prior to joining CSIS, Dr. Jones was the director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation. He also served as representative for the commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, to the assistant secretary of defense for special operations. Before that, he was a plans officer and adviser to the commanding general, U.S. Special Operations Forces, in Afghanistan (Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command–Afghanistan). In 2014, Dr. Jones served on a congressionally mandated panel that reviewed the FBI’s implementation of counterterrorism recommendations contained in the 9/11 Commission Report. Dr. Jones specializes in counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, unconventional warfare, and covert action, including a focus on al Qaeda and ISIS. He is the author of A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland (W.W. Norton, 2018), Waging Insurgent Warfare(Oxford University Press, 2016), Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa'ida after 9/11(W.W. Norton, 2012), and In the Graveyard of Empires: America’s War in Afghanistan (W.W. Norton, 2009). Dr. Jones has published articles in a range of journals, such as Foreign AffairsForeign Policy, and International Security, as well as newspapers and magazines like the New York TimesWashington Post, and Wall Street Journal. Dr. Jones is a graduate of Bowdoin College and received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Brexit: Causes and Consequences

Brexit: Causes and Consequences

Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institute
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Amanda Sloat, a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings, for a talk on "Brexit: Causes and Consequences" at the University of Texas at Austin.

Liberalism, War, and the Invention of “National Security”

Liberalism, War, and the Invention of “National Security”

Professor of American History, Cambridge University
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Texas Union, Eastwoods Room

On Wednesday, May 1, the Clements Center will welcome Andrew Preston, Professor of American History at Cambridge University, for a talk on "Liberalism, War, and the Invention of 'National Security'” at the University of Texas at Austin.

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