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ISP Director Steve Slick offers insight on Senator Sasse's Solarium Commission

Aug 16, 2018

Steve Slick publishes "U.S. Intelligence Should Embrace Sasse's Solarium Commission" in War on the Rocks. "We sorely need new thinking, broader consensus, and greater urgency on cyber policy." 

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.”

Celeste Ward Gventer discusses plans for a new "Space Force"

Aug 10, 2018

Clements Center Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer appeared on Spectrum News' Capital Tonight to discuss President Trump's plans for a Space Force.

ISP Director Steve Slick reviews Loch Johnson’s “Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States”

Aug 09, 2018

In "Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes" published in Lawfare, Steve Slick describes “Spy Watching” as "a valuable history and comprehensive study of America’s ongoing experiment with democratic oversight of its essential, but imperfect, intelligence enterprise." 

Student Spotlight: Jared LeBrun interns at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Energy Resources, Office of Energy Programs

Aug 09, 2018

The Clements Center's Student Professional Development Fund provides UT undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to intern at some of the top governmental and non-governmental organizations across the world by providing monetary support for unpaid positions.