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Graduate Fellow Charles Zug publishes new article in Critical Review

Feb 01, 2019

In "The Rhetorical Presidency Made Flesh: A Political Science Classic in the Age of Donald Trump", Zug revisits Jeffrey Tulis’ 1987 thesis in the context of the Trump administration.

New Horns of a Dilemma Podcast: “Strategic Stability” in Two Nuclear Posture Reviews

Feb 04, 2019

How have recent Nuclear Posture Reviews — which outline the role nuclear weapons play in U.S. national security strategy — addressed the question of strategic stability? Here to talk about it is Sharon Weiner, associate professor at American University and currently a visiting research scholar at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. 

Horns of a Dilemma: The Changing Nature of the U.S.-China Relationship

Jan 22, 2019

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. 

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Governor Clements' Inauguration

Jan 16, 2019

Today we remember the 40th anniversary of Bill Clements' historic inauguration as the 42nd Governor of Texas. On January 16, 1979, Bill Clements took the oath of office and assumed governorship over the State of Texas. During the course of his two nonconsecutive terms as governor, the former Deputy Secretary of Defense and oil company executive successfully pared down the state’s budget, improved public schools, diversified the economy, and made strides in improving Texas’ relations with Mexico. On this special anniversary, we honor his enduring legacy of leadership and public service to our state and our nation.

Former Postdoctoral Fellow Galen Jackson publishes new article in Security Studies

Jan 09, 2019

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