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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. 

Texas National Security Network at UT Austin sponsors poll confirming sustained public confidence in U.S. Intelligence

Jul 11, 2019

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently published results from the second round of an annual poll, sponsored by the Texas National Security Network at the University of Texas at Austin, which aims to shed light on Americans’ perceptions of the intelligence community. Steve Slick (Intelligence Studies Project Director), Joshua Busby (Clements Center Faculty Fellow), and Kingsley Burns (Chancellors Scholar and Clements Center Graduate Portfolio student) co-authored a summary of the findings in Lawfare. 

Horns of a Dilemma: Seeing Beyond the Horizon – Intelligence Challenges in a Rapidly Changing World

Apr 25, 2019

In the final installment of the 2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium, Susan Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, delivers the keynote address. Following the keynote, she sat down with Stephen Slick, director of the Intelligence Studies Project, to discuss intelligence in transition. 

Horns of a Dilemma: Emerging Threats, Technology Challenges, and Institutional Change

Apr 22, 2019

In this second installment of the 2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium, Robert Chesney, director of the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, moderates a panel on emerging threats, technology challenges, and institutional change. Panelists include Michelle Van Cleave, former national counterintelligence executive, Matthew Travis, deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, Samantha Ravich, fellow at the Foundation for Defense and Democracies, Michael Daniel, former special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator, and John Carlin, former assistant attorney general for national security

Horns of a Dilemma: Law Enforcement Responses to New Threats

Apr 15, 2019

This episode of Horns of a Dilemma is part of a special series of live episodes bringing you into the room at the 2019 ISP Symposium. In this first installment, Ellen Nakashima, national security reporter at the Washington Post, sits down with John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security, to discuss law enforcement responses to new threats.