• In the final episode from the Texas National Security Forum, Clements Center Faculty Fellow and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Josh Eisenman moderated a discussion on China with Christopher Johnson, former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, Kelly Magsamen, former principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific affairs, and Jim Steinberg, former deputy secretary of state. 

  • Dr. O'Connell provides historical context for U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan and offers commentary on President Trump's latest Afghan campaign.

  • From the Texas National Security Forum, Clements Center Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer moderated “Strategies, Tactics, and Tools” with Elbridge Colby, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Peter Feaver, former Special Advisor for Strategic Planning at the National Security Council, Mary Beth Long, former Assistant Secretary of Defense, and Andrew May of the Office of Net Assessment at the Department of Defense.

  • Dr. Jackson examines American policy toward Israel's nuclear program during the 1960s to determine how nonproliferation goals are prioritized in US foreign policy. 

  • Dr. Gavin explores the purpose and consequences of nuclear weapons as new geopolitical and technological developments reignite the debate over their critical role in shaping American grand strategy.

  • From the Clements and Strauss Center's fifth annual Texas National Security Forum, Senator Ben Sasse gives the keynote address. The senator was introduced by Admiral Bobby Inman, Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. 

  • Gventer warns of a potential "Space Pearl Harbor" if the U.S. does not adequately defend its space capabilities and satellite systems which enable American military superiority. 

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