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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.

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. 

Student Spotlight: Jonah Isaac completes internship at Spirit of America

Aug 12, 2020

The Clements Center's Student Professional Development Fund provides UT undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to intern at some of the top governmental and non-governmental organizations across the world by providing monetary support for unpaid positions.

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.

Dr. Bianca Adair to Serve As the New Resident Intelligence Officer at UT-Austin

Aug 06, 2020

Dr. Bianca Adair, an officer in the Directorate of Operations at the Central Intelligence Agency, will serve as the Resident Intelligence Officer at the University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs from Fall 2020 to Fall 2022.