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Faculty Fellow Sheena Greitens quoted in AP article on the future of the 2021 Olympics

Jan 13, 2021

Sheena Greitens sounds off in "To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games" published in the AP: “I think it highly likely that China will frame the Winter Games ... in terms of China’s successful model of pandemic management and global health leadership”... “I would think that Japanese leaders would be keen to exercise their leadership and burnish their image globally — especially if it can be presented as leading the way into some kind of post-COVID era.”

Senior National Security Fellow Mark Pomar pens article for Texas National Security Review

Dec 21, 2020

In "A U.S. Media Strategy for the 2020s: Lessons from the Cold War," Clements Center Senior National Security Fellow Mark Pomar argues that the Biden administration needs to protect the journalistic independence of U.S. international broadcasters.

Civil-Military Relations from Trump to Biden

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Dec 21, 2020

This episode of Horns of a Dilemma features a panel discussion on prospects for civil-military relations in the Joe Biden administration.  The discussion brings a wealth of knowledge on civil-military issues, as well as a wealth of experience in administering defense programs. The conversation covers a broad range of topics ranging from the challenges that stemmed from the Donald Trump administration, challenges associated with the presidential transition, as well as what the enduring impacts of the current administration will be on civil-military ties.

The discussion is moderated by Jim Golby, senior fellow at the Clements Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and features Peter Feaver, professor of political science and public policy at Duke University, Lt. Gen (ret.) Dave Barno, professor at Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies , and Kori Schake, director of foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Dec 15, 2020

Take a look back at the Fall 202020 semester at the Clements Center! If you would like to subscribe to our Events or Newsletter email list, please sign up here.

Jim Golby joins Fareed Zakaria on CNN to discuss the importance of having a civilian run the Pentagon

Dec 13, 2020

Jim Golby, Clements Center Senior Fellow, and Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN's The Global Public Square (GPS), look back at why generals have historically been kept away from serving as Secretary of Defense and discuss Biden's Secretary of Defense pick.