Colonel Gregory Daddis
Choosing Progress: Evaluating the "Salesmanship" of the Vietnam War

Colonel Gregory Daddis

United States Military Academy
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 | 12:30 pm | Eastwoods Room, Texas Union

In 1984, less than a decade after the fall of Saigon, journalist David Halberstam claimed “the American military apparatus in Vietnam [was] a vast lying machine, telling Washington what Washington wanted to hear and insisted upon hearing. The purpose of this lying machine was to propagandize our alleged progress in the war and to convince Congress and the American public to support the war.”

Maymester in London Information Session

Maymester in London Information Session

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 | 12:30 pm | UNB 3.128 Sinclair Suite

Please join the Clements Center to learn more about the Maymester in London program "The British Strategic Tradition and Its Influence on the United States." 

A Conversation with Ambassador John Matlock, Jr.

A Conversation with Ambassador John Matlock, Jr.

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 | 12:15 pm | LBJ Library Atrium

The Clements Center, Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and the LBJ Presidential Library jointly invite you to a conversation with Ambassador Jack Matlock, Jr. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 23rd from 12:15pm-1:30pm in the 10th Floor Atrium of the LBJ Library. The event is free and open to the public.

Christian Caryl

Christian Caryl

Foreign Policy Magazine
Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014 | 12:15 pm | SRH 3.122

Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and a Contributing Editor at Foreign Policy magazine, where he edits “Democracy Lab,” a special online publication devoted to countries aspiring to make the transition from authoritarianism to democracy. (Democracy Lab is a joint venture of Legatum and FP.)

Intelligence Reform and Counterterrorism After a Decade: Are We Smarter and Safer?
Intelligence Studies Project

Intelligence Reform and Counterterrorism After a Decade: Are We Smarter and Safer?

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 - Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 | 8:00 am | AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

It has been a decade since the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 ushered in a sweeping reorganization of the U.S. intelligence community, creating the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Counterterrorism Center.

Clapper, Hadley, McRaven to address intelligence reform at <br>event hosted by Clements Center and Strauss Center
Intelligence Studies Project

Clapper, Hadley, McRaven to address intelligence reform at
event hosted by Clements Center and Strauss Center

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 - Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 | 8:00 am | AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

It has been a decade since the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 ushered in a sweeping reorganization of the U.S. intelligence community, creating the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Counterterrorism Center.

Kurk Dorsey
When the Bear Picked up a Harpoon: What Soviet Whaling Tells us about the Environmental History of the Cold War

Kurk Dorsey

University of New Hampshire
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 | 12:15 pm | Eastwoods Room, Texas Union

The Clements Center for History, Strategy & Statecraft and the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law jointly invite you to a public presentation with Dr. Kurk Dorsey, Associate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, titled "When the Bear Picked up a Harpoon: What Soviet Whaling Tells us about the Environmental History of the Cold War," on Wednesday, October 29th from 12:15-1:30pm in the Eastwoods Room, Student Union Building 2.102

Grand Strategy and the Anglo-American World View: A Century of the Special Relationship
Conference

Grand Strategy and the Anglo-American World View: A Century of the Special Relationship

An event co-sponsored by the Clements Center and King's College London
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 - Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 | 8:00 am | King's College London

The Clements Center for History, Strategy & Statecraft and King's College London are pleased to host their second annual conference titled "Grand Strategy and the Anglo-American World View: A Century of the Special Relationship" at King's College London's Strand Campus. The event will take place November 13-15, 2014 and will feature prominent scholars and policymakers from the U.S. and U.K.

Henry R. Nau

Henry R. Nau

George Washington University
Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 | 12:15 pm | SRH 3.122

Henry R. Nau holds a B.S. degree in Economics, Politics and Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). His latest book, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan was published August 2013 by Princeton University Press.