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Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America's Special Operations Forces
Mark Moyar

Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America's Special Operations Forces

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Wednesday, Sep 06, 2017 | 5:00-6:30 PM | SRH 3.122

Please join us on Wednesday, September 6th at 5:00pm in Sid Richardson Hall 3.122, for a talk with Mark Moyar on his new book Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America's Special Operations Forces. Dr. Moyar is the Director of the Program on Military and Diplomatic History at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. This event, which is co-sponsored by the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. 

The Future of Defense Intelligence
Doug Wise

The Future of Defense Intelligence

Defense Intelligence Agency
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.122

On Tuesday, September 12, the Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project will welcome Doug Wise, former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, to Sid Richardson Hall for a public talk on the future of defense intelligence. The talk will take place in SRH 3.122 at 12:15 PM.

Shifting Global Trends and the Collapse of the American Foreign Policy Consensus
Kathleen Hicks

Shifting Global Trends and the Collapse of the American Foreign Policy Consensus

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 | 5:00-6:30 PM | SRH 3.122

We are pleased to host Kathleen Hicks, on Thursday, September 21st from 5:00-6:30pm in Sid Richardson Hall Room 3.122, for a talk on "Shifting Global Trends and the Collapse of the American Foreign Policy Consensus." Dr. Hicks is senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and director of the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in D.C. She will join us as part of the Women and National Security speaker series. This event, which is co-sponsored by the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, is free and open to the public.  

Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with Iran and North Korea: Some Relevant Lessons from the Past
John Lauder

Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with Iran and North Korea: Some Relevant Lessons from the Past

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.122

On Wednesday, September 27, the Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project and Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project, will welcome John A. Lauder, a retired senior CIA official, to Sid Richardson Hall. Mr. Lauder's talk will be free and open in the public in SRH 3.122 at 12:15 PM.

Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security
Matthew Dallek

Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security

George Washington University
Thursday, Oct 05, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Eastwoods Room (UNB 2.102)

Please join us on Thursday, October 5th at 12:30pm in the Texas Union Eastwoods Room, for a talk with political historian Matthew Dallek. Dr. Dallek will speak on his new book Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security (Oxford, 2016). This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office
Jeremi Suri

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office

Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | MAI 212

Please join us on October 18th, from 5-7pm in the Jamail Room (MAI 212), for a talk with Prof. Jeremi Suri on his new book The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office. Prof. Suri is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, teaching in both the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the College of Liberal Arts History Department. This event, which is co-hosted by the Strauss Center and co-sponsored by the LBJ School and History Department, is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

The Crisis of World Order: A British Perspective
John Bew

The Crisis of World Order: A British Perspective

King's College London
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Texas Governors Room

We are pleased to host King's College London Professor John Bew for a talk on October 24th at 12:30pm in the Texas Union's Governors Room on "The Crisis of World Order: A British Perspective." This talk, which is co-sponsored by the British Studies Department, is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. 

Discussion on "Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam"
Mark Bowden

Discussion on "Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam"

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 | |

Please join us on Thursday, October 26th for a discussion with author Mark Bowden on his new book Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam (Atlantic 2017). Mark Bowden is the author of thirteen books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down. He will be joined in discussion by UT Professor of History Mark Lawrence and LBJ Professor of Ethical Leadership Howard Prince. The event, which will be held at time and location TBD, is free and open to the public. 

Richard Nixon: The Life
John Farrell

Richard Nixon: The Life

Journalist and Author
Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017 | | TBD

Please join us on Wednesday, November 8th at time and location TBD, for a talk with journalist and author John Farrell on his new book Richard Nixon: The Life (Doubleday 2017). This event, which is part of our series on "The American Presidency," is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. 

When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War
Jeffrey Engel

When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

Southern Methodist University
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 - Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.122

Please join us for a talk with Jeffrey Engel on his new book When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War, on November 30th at 12:15pm in Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.122. Jeffrey Engel is an American history scholar and director of the Center for Presidential History at SMU. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.