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Latest podcast: The Indo-Pacific Triangle: China, India and the United States

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Aug 24, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Sheena Greitens, associate professor at the LBJ School at the University of Texas, moderates a discussion between Tanvi Madan, senior fellow in the foreign policy program at the Brookings Institution, and Jim Steinberg, professor of social science, international affairs, and law at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Their conversation revolves around the fraught, contentious, and important relationship between the world’s largest democracy, India, the world’s most powerful democracy, the United States, and the world’s fastest rising economy, China.

Senior Undergraduate Fellows Nicholas J. Romanow and Archit Oswal Co-Author an Article for the Journal of Sino-American Affairs

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Aug 24, 2020

Nicholas Romanow and Archit Oswal, both senior undergraduate fellows at the Clements Center for National Security, co-authored an article for the Journal of Sino-American Affairs entitled: The Dangers of Decoupling. The two burgeoning scholars take a deep dive into the implications of both the Trump administration and Biden campaign approaches to the ever evolving US- China relations. 

Sheena Greitens quoted in New York Times Article on China's Law-and-Order Forces

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Aug 20, 2020

Sheena Greitens, associate professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and a Faculty Fellow for the Clements Center for National Security, was quoted in a recent New York Times Article by Chris Buckley, "‘Drive the Blade In’: Xi Shakes Up China’s Law-and-Order Forces." Citing Mao, the Communist Party has started a campaign to ensure that police officers, judges and state security agents remain loyal and disciplined in challenging times.

2020 “Bobby R. Inman Award” Winners Announced, including Graduate Fellow Diana Bolsinger

Aug 13, 2020

The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the winner and two semifinalists in its sixth-annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.

The recipient of the 2020 “Inman Award” for student scholarship on intelligence is Diana Bolsinger, a PhD candidate at UT’s LBJ School of Public Affairs. Her paper, “Though Not at Any Price:” LBJ, Pakistan, and Bargaining in an Asymmetric Intelligence Liaison Relationship, describes Cold War intelligence liaison between the U.S. and Pakistan and assesses the impact of these secret intelligence arrangements on this critical bilateral relationship.

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.