2018 Texas National Security Forum: “The Return of Great Power Competition”

November 30, 2018  |  8:00AM - 5:15PM
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

On Friday, November 30, 2018, the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security, and the Intelligence Studies Project were honored to hold the Fifth Annual Texas National Security Forum on “The Return of Great Power Competition.”

This year’s forum featured a keynote panel with Senator Richard Burr, Senator Mark Warner, and Senator John Cornyn of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, as well as a keynote address by Senator Ben Sasse of the Armed Services Committee. Panels included experts on global threats, strategies and tactics, Russia, China, and world order. Click HERE for the agenda from the event, and HERE for speaker bios. For event photographs, click HERE. See below to view the videos.



Welcome and Panel One: World Order 

Panel Two: Russia

Keynote Conversation on the SSCI Investigation into Russian Active Measures

Keynote Address by Senator Ben Sasse

A Special Conversation on Global Threats

Panel Three: Strategies, Tactics and Tools

Panel Four: China