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Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer pens new op-ed for the Houston Chronicle

Jan 03, 2019

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. 

Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer releases piece on military organizational reform in War On The Rocks

Dec 04, 2018

Gventer provides historical insights to address the questionable suitability of the American system of geographical combatant commands in meeting the nation’s current and future security challenges. 

Make It So: Putting Space Force In Context

Aug 15, 2018

In War on the Rocks, Celeste Ward Gventer compares the Trump Administration's Space Force to organizational constructs the Department of Defense has pursued in the past. She discuss the option of creating a “space corps” inside the Air Force, establishing a functional combatant command, and creating a whole new branch of the U.S. military. In the end she concludes that a new service “is as likely to bog our efforts in a new bureaucracy as it is to focus them.”

Celeste Ward Gventer discusses plans for a new "Space Force"

Aug 10, 2018

Clements Center Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer appeared on Spectrum News' Capital Tonight to discuss President Trump's plans for a Space Force.

Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer gives interview on Summit with North Korea

Jun 13, 2018

Clements Center Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer sat down with Spectrum News to discuss what we might expect after Donald Trump's "unprecedented" meeting with Kim Jong Un.