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Fall 2019 Newsletter

Sep 11, 2019

Here's what happened at the Clements Center over the summer and what's in store for the fall! If you would like to subscribe to our Events or Newsletter email list, please sign up here

Faculty Fellow Aaron O'Connell discusses parallels between Vietnam and Afghanistan on NPR

Aug 27, 2019

Dr. O'Connell offers an insightful comparison of the Vietnam War and U.S. efforts in Afghanistan on NPR's Morning Edition. 

America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11 Podcast

Aug 19, 2019

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Jim Goldgeier, professor and former dean of the American University School of International Service, and Derek Chollet, current executive vice president of the German Marshall Fund, discuss their 2008 book, America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11 and the arc of post-cold war American foreign policy. In this podcast, they’ve included another 11/9, referring not to the end of the Cold War, but to Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the election of Donald Trump. This talk was recorded during the Clements Center’s Summer Seminar on History, Statecraft, and Diplomacy.

2019 “Bobby R. Inman Award” Winners Announced

Aug 14, 2019

The recipient of the 2019 “Bobby R. Inman Award” for student scholarship on intelligence is Jeffrey Rogg, a Ph.D. candidate in history at the Ohio State University concentrating on conflict, peace and diplomacy.  His paper, Deciphering the “American Black Chamber,” chronicles the rise and fall of the Cipher Bureau and introduces a theory of “civil-intelligence”relations in the U.S.