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

Nov 22, 2016
Trump Will Need a New Law to Put Mattis Back in the Pentagon

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. 

Lenin's Forgotten War in Tambov

Nov 16, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow Ian Johnson writes about the "little-known yet revealing" peasant revolt in Tambov province from 1920 to 1921 for Victims of Communism's Dissident Blog

Search Over 100 Opportunities on our Internship Database

Nov 07, 2016

The Clements Center has aggregated over 100 internships for students interested in opportunities in Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Development, International Economics, and Intelligence/Security.

From Now On, Let’s Hold Intelligence Briefings After the Election

Nov 07, 2016

ISP Director Steve Slick argues in Foreign Policy that intelligence briefings should not start until after the presidential election.