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Executive Director Will Inboden co-authors new Providence Magazine article

Jun 08, 2020

Joining the discussion on how American Christians should approach nuclear weapons and arms control, Peter Feaver, William Inboden, and Michael Singh argue that the priority should be in improving the behavior of hostile regimes.

New podcast: Presidents and the Books They Wrote

Jun 08, 2020

In this episode of Horns, William Inboden, executive director of the Clements Center, and author and journalist Craig Fehrman, discuss his book, Author and Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote. In this fascinating conversation, Inboden and Fehrman examine the relationships between presidents and their ghost writers. In addition, they talk about how it is that presidents use these books to advance their political views, careers, and at times, their financial well being.

Distinguished Senior Fellow General Vince Brooks publishes article “Dismay and Disappointment” on our current national trials

Jun 04, 2020

Our distinguished Senior Fellow General Vince Brooks has published “Dismay and Disappointment—A Breach of Sacred Trust,” discussing the use of military resources on American streets. 

ISP Director Steve Slick discusses his career in intelligence on The Slavic Connection

Jun 01, 2020

Former CIA officer Stephen Slick joins UT Austin's The Slavic Connection to talk about his nearly three decades in intelligence, spent largely overseas in Ukraine, the Balkans, and East Germany. Professor Slick also discusses his return Stateside to a position in Langley just one week before 9-11 occurred and his present role as an educator at the UT Austin in building the Intelligence Studies Project—a first of its kind in the United States.

New Horns of a Dilemma Podcast: "How World Leaders are like High Schoolers"

May 29, 2020

Do reputations matter in international politics? Doyle Hodges, executive editor of the Texas National Security Review, sits down with professor Danielle Lupton to discuss her book, Reputation for Resolve: How Leaders Signal Determination in International Politics. Hodges and Lupton discus how reputations form and what results from these reputations. Lupton is professor at Colgate University and earned her PhD from Duke University in 2014.