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Undergraduate Fellow Patrick O'Connor Debuts "Implied Powers Podcast"

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Nov 06, 2020

Clements Center Undergraduate Fellow Patrick O'Connor releases inaugural episode "Machiavelli and the American Presidency," a discussion on the use of force, domestic conflict, and the 2020 election with Clements Center Associate Director Paul Edgar for Implied Powers podcast series. 

Associate Director Paul Edgar joins Faculty Fellow Jeremi Suri on "This is Democracy" to talk military roles in democracy

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Jun 10, 2020

The new episode of “This is Democracy” examines the evolving role of the military in a democratic society and the limits on how leaders can deploy force. Hosted by faculty fellow Jeremi Suri and featuring our Associate Director, Paul Edgar.

The Future of European Governance in a post-COVID World

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May 01, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Clements Center Associate Director Paul Edgar sits down with for a wide-ranging discussion about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European governance. Paul is joined by Amanda Sloat, a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, Michael Mosser, assistant professor of international relations and global studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and Lorinc Redei, lecturer and graduate adviser for the Global Policy Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Their discussion reviews the impact of the novel coronavirus on governance issues such as the timing of European elections, the trend to authoritarianism in some European countries, and the likely impact on the future of the European Union.

Using the Military to Help Fight COVID-19

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Apr 24, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Clements Center Associate Director Paul Edgar sits down with retired Marine Gen. Robert Neller, the former 37th commandant of the Marine Corp., and retired Army Gen. Vincent Brooks, former commander of U.S. Forces Korea. Edgar, Brooks, and Neller discuss how the military is supporting civic authorities as they respond to the COVID-19 crisis. They discuss both the organization and structure under which the military forces respond, as well as the capabilities the military can provide in order to augment the response of local authorities.

The Future Role of the Marine Corps

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Jan 10, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Aaron O’Connell, associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, and Paul Edgar, associate director of the Clements Center for National Security, moderate a conversation with retired Gen. Robert Neller, the 37th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. During the discussion, Neller focuses on the future of the Marines, the future of war, and vital threats to American national interests.