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2020 Texas Intelligence Academy application now open through November 29th

Sep 24, 2019

The Intelligence Studies Project is now accepting applications to participate in the 2020 Texas Intelligence Academy (TIA). TIA is a competitive, all-expenses paid, intensive academic program for UT System students focused on intelligence and national security in Washington, D.C. TIA 2020 will run from May 18 to 28, 2020.

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2019. For more information on who is eligible and how to apply, visit the Texas Intelligence Academy webpage.

ISP Predoctoral Fellow Jordan Roberts publishes new article in Civil Wars journal

Sep 19, 2019

In "Targeting and Resistance: Reassessing the Effect of External Support on the Duration and Outcome of Armed Conflict," Roberts draws a distinction between external support which primarily serves to enhance rebel capacity to offensively target vital state interests and support which primarily increases rebel capacity to defensively resist state repression.

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.