Former Chief Speechwriter to President Bush and Secretary Rumsfeld
The Intelligence Studies Project, Clements Center, and Robert Strauss Center are pleased to host Marc Thiessen on Thursday, February 23rd, at 12:15pm in SRH 3.124. Mr. Theissen is a writer and commentator, who previously served as the Chief Speechwriter to President George W. Bush and Chief Speechwriter to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. This event is free and open to the public.
Central Intelligence Agency
The Intelligence Studies Project, Robert Strauss Center, and Clements Center, in partnership with the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, will welcome David Priess on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Dr. Priess will deliver a public talk in the LBJ Library Atrium (10th Floor) at 12:15 pm about his recent book publication, The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please complete the free registration for the event here. Lunch will be served at 12:00pm, so we encourage guests to arrive early.
The American Interest
Please join us on February 14th at SRH 3.122 at 12:15pm for a talk with Adam Garfinkle, Founding Editor of The American Interest. Dr. Garfinkle will be discussing President Trump and his Middle East foreign policy. This event is free and open to the public.
Ohio State University
The Clements Center and the Alexander Hamilton Society are honored to host Peter Mansoor, Professor of Military History at Ohio State University and Former Executive Officer to General David Petraeus. Dr. Mansoor will speak on the rise of ISIS and the way ahead in the war against Islamist terror groups at the Texas Governors' Room (UNB 3.116) on Wednesday, February 8th, at 12:15pm. This event is free and open to the public.
On January 25th, the Clements Center will host an Internship Information Session at the Texas Governor's Room (UNB 3.116) from 12-1pm. Clements Center staff will be on hand to provide tips and strategies for applying to summer internships in the fields of national security, foreign policy, and intelligence. Fellow UT students will also talk about their experiences with the application process, internship programs, and financial resources. A light lunch will be provided.
Former Director of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
The Clements Center is honored to host Ken Adelman, former Director of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, for a talk on his new book Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours that Ended the Cold War on Thursday, January 19, at 12:30pm in Salons A and B of the AT&T Center. This event is free and open to the public.
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Conference on Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s
The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin in association with the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Department of History and the Department of Government, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, hosted a 3-day conference titled "Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s" from January 19th to 21st, 2017.
Amb. Chase Untermeyer
Former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar
The Clements Center will host Chase Untermeyer, Former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, for a talk on his new book Zenith: In the White House with George H. W. Bush on November 29 in SRH 3.122 from 12:15-1:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Clements Papers Conference
The Clements Center for National Security and Office of the Historian at the U.S. Department of State are honored to host the Clements Papers Conference titled "The Rise and Fall of Détente" on November 18th, 2016.
American Enterprise Institute
The Texas Executive Council and the Clements Center are honored to host Michael Rubin, former Staff Advisor for Iraq and Iran in the Department of Defense, on November 15th in MAI 212 at 6:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.