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Predoctoral Fellow Peter Slezkine reviews Michael Kimmage’s "Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy"

Sep 16, 2020

Clements Center Predoctoral Fellow Peter Slezkine publishes review of Michael Kimmage’s Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy combined with a broader reflection on the history of US leadership in "The Case for Questioning U.S. Leadership" in National Interest. 

Horns of a Dilemma: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from Z to Shining Z

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Aug 28, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, William Inboden, editor-in-chief of the Texas National Security Review, is joined by Robert Zoellick, former president of the World Bank, and Philip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission and counselor to numerous administrations, to discuss Zoellick’s new book, America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy. They also discuss how Zoellick transformed himself from an economist, an expert in finance, a lawyer, and a diplomat, into a historian who wrote an overarching history of a vast period of American power.

Latest from 'Horns of a Dilemma': Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security

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Aug 14, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Doyle Hodges, executive editor of the Texas National Security Review, sits down with professor Bartholomew Sparrow, professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin and author of, The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security, to talk about the late Brent Scowcroft.

New podcast: Every Adjective in the Dictionary Applies to Lyndon Johnson

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Jul 24, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Doyle Hodges, executive editor of the Texas National Security Review, sits down with Mark Lawrence, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, to discuss the inner workings of the presidential library system and the purposes they serve. Who runs them and who funds them? What mission do they serve? Does every President get one? Lawrence and Hodges also examine the complicated history and contradictory characteristics of President Johnson himself.

Esteemed UT History professor, William Roger Louis, announces retirement

Jun 29, 2020

The University of Texas History Department today announced that William Roger Louis, Kerr Chair of English History and Culture, will be retiring from the University on August 31, 2020. “Please join me in congratulating Roger on his retirement and in celebrating his illustrious career here at UT and in the historical profession generally,” said Jacqueline Jones, History Department Chair.