Lessons from the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Dec 06, 2016
Lessons from the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Writing for the Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesmen, Executive Director Will Inboden argues that the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks should remind Americans that the world is a better place when the U.S. leads from the front. 

The Forgotten Senator, Statesmen, and Nobel Laureate Elihu Root

Nov 30, 2016

Harrington Fellow Charlie Laderman is interviewed for the Library of Congress' Kluge Center podcast. 

"The Rise and Fall of Detente" Conference Recap and Photos

Nov 30, 2016

Historians from around the country gathered at UT-Austin on Friday, November 18th, to discuss major trends in U.S. policymaking in the mid-1970s. 

Trump Will Need a New Law to Put Mattis Back in the Pentagon

Nov 22, 2016

Professor Robert Chesney discusses the law in place that may prohibit Marine General James Mattis from becoming the next Secretary of Defense in his latest article for War on the Rocks

The Legal Argument Behind Drone Strikes

Nov 22, 2016

Strauss Center Director and UT Law School Professor Robert Chesney was recently interviewed by The Cipher Brief about the legal use of drone strikes abroad. 

To do better in the Middle East, listen less to our hearts and more to our experts

Nov 17, 2016

Graduate Fellow Emily Whalen writes a guest column for Foreign Policy about how historical lessons from the Suez Crisis can help the President-elect avoid a foreign policy crisis in the Middle East.