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Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer pens new op-ed for the Houston Chronicle

Jan 03, 2019

Gventer warns of a potential "Space Pearl Harbor" if the U.S. does not adequately defend its space capabilities and satellite systems which enable American military superiority. 

Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer releases piece on military organizational reform in War On The Rocks

Dec 04, 2018

Gventer provides historical insights to address the questionable suitability of the American system of geographical combatant commands in meeting the nation’s current and future security challenges. 

Executive Director, Associate Director, and Faculty Affiliates discuss Vietnam's legacy in new War on the Rocks podcast

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Sep 21, 2018

"Vietnam's Indelible Legacy: How the War Changed International Policymaking:" War on the Rocks Managing Editor Usha Sahay sat down with Clements Center Executive Director Will Inboden, Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer, and Faculty Affiliates Mark Atwood Lawrence and Aaron O'Connell to discuss the enduring influence of the Vietnam War on modern-day scholars and policymakers.  

Strategy by Solarium: From Eisenhower to Cyber

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Aug 28, 2018

In War on the Rocks' podcast series "Horns of a Dilemma," Clements Center's Will Inboden and Celeste Ward Gventer, Strauss Center Director Bobby Chesney, and ISP Director Steve Slick discuss Sen. Ben Sasse's Cyber Solarium. 

 

Make It So: Putting Space Force In Context

Aug 15, 2018

In War on the Rocks, Celeste Ward Gventer compares the Trump Administration's Space Force to organizational constructs the Department of Defense has pursued in the past. She discuss the option of creating a “space corps” inside the Air Force, establishing a functional combatant command, and creating a whole new branch of the U.S. military. In the end she concludes that a new service “is as likely to bog our efforts in a new bureaucracy as it is to focus them.”