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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Provides Keynote Remarks at Inaugural Gala

Nov 21, 2013

The Clements Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft hosted its inaugural gala on November 21st, 2013 at the University of Texas. Over 300 friends and guests attended the event to commemorate the launch of the historic center.

Executive Director Publishes Op-Ed in the Dallas Morning News About Bill Clements' Legacy

Nov 20, 2013

Executive Director Professor William Inboden writes in the Dallas Morning News about Bill Clements' legacy.

Statecraft, Decision-Making, and the Varieties of Historical Experience: A Taxonomy

Nov 11, 2013

The Journal of Strategic Studies published an article by Professor Inboden that constructs a taxonomy of the various ways that national security policy-makers attempt to use history. It identifies four types of history: experience, memory, tradition, and study.

Prof. Inboden Writes on the Recent History of French Involvement in the Middle East

Nov 12, 2013

Professor Inboden, Executive Director of the Clements Center and curator of the Shadow Govt. blog on, wrote about the U.S.-French relations in his recent blog post.

Chief White House Correspondent for NYT Quotes Clements Center Executive Director

Nov 04, 2013

Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, was recently in Austin to promote his new book Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House and to attend the Clements Center's annual conference "Diplomacy, Alliances and War: Anglo-American Perspectives on History and Strategy in the September 11th Era."