Clements Center
Clements Center


John McCain Was Always There for America

Aug 26, 2018

Clements Center Executive Director Will Inboden remembers John McCain in Foreign Policy.

Interagency Performance in Counterterrorism Operations: Implications for the “Gray Zone” Report Published

Aug 23, 2018

LBJ students participated in an ISP-sponsored Policy Research Project during the 2017-2018 academic year led by Clements Center Faculty Fellow and ISP Senior Fellow J. Paul Pope. The report examines the integration and cooperation between the intelligence community and special operations forces in the years leading up to and after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

ISP Director Steve Slick offers insight on Senator Sasse's Solarium Commission

Aug 16, 2018

Steve Slick publishes "U.S. Intelligence Should Embrace Sasse's Solarium Commission" in War on the Rocks. "We sorely need new thinking, broader consensus, and greater urgency on cyber policy." 

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.”

Summer Seminar in History and Statecraft: 2018 Highlights

Aug 14, 2018

Each July, the Clements Center convenes a week long seminar for doctoral students focused on the connections between statecraft and history.