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Senior Fellow Jim Golby pens article for Washington Post on Civil-Military Relations

Sep 10, 2020

Clements Center Senior Fellow Jim Golby explores the military's role in politics in "Trump allegedly disparaged America’s war dead. The backlash probably won’t decide the election." published in the Washington Post.

Jim Golby co-authors article in Defense One: "The Military Won’t Save Us – and You Shouldn’t Want Them To"

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Aug 12, 2020

Jim Golby, one of our faculty fellows, has co-authored an article with Kori Schake in Defense One on civil-military relations. "The Military Won’t Save Us – and You Shouldn’t Want Them To" adds to the ongoing discussion over constitutional and military protocols in regard to presidential succession. 

Horns of a Dilemma: Who Will Guard the Guardians?

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Aug 07, 2020

We live in an era of almost unprecedented partisan division and polarization where any issue of policy can become one that is deeply divided along party lines, and many of those issues of policy involve the military. We’ve seen this in examples of troops being deployed to the southwest border of the United States and through the use of federal troops in response to the racial justice protests. How does the military avoid becoming partisan in these divisive times?

Doyle Hodges, executive editor of the Texas National Security Review, explores this question with Jim Golby, senior fellow at the Clement Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Jim Golby and Peter Feaver publish "Military Prestige During a Political Crisis: Use It and You’ll Lose It"

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Jun 14, 2020

Senior Fellow Jim Golby and Academic Board Member Peter Feaver examine the effects and consequences of political leaders politicizing the military in War on the Rocks.

Senior Fellow Jim Golby Pens Article on Congress and the Military for The Hill

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Jun 14, 2020

Clements Center Senior Fellow Jim Golby and Risa Brooks release "Congress controls the military, too - Gen. Milley should testify."