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North American Society for Intelligence History Seeking Abstracts for October 2019 Conference

Jan 29, 2019

Conference of the North American Society for Intelligence History

The North American Society for Intelligence History (NASIH) invites proposals for papers for its inaugural conference, which will be held at the International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C. on October 19-21, 2019.

CNAS is Accepting 2019 Internship Applications

Jan 03, 2019

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is accepting applications for its Joseph S. Nye Internship program. Candidates may apply for research, external relations or development internships.

ISP Director on Restoring US Intelligence after the Trump Presidency

Dec 18, 2018

Steve Slick recently posted an essay in the Intelligence Studies series on the Lawfare national security website.  The ISP Director argued that "it is not too early to begin planning a turnaround for U.S. intelligence under a new chief executive who appreciates the IC’s unique capabilities, its fragile assets and essential contributions to America’s national security.”  The full text of the essay is here.

ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Article Appears in the Globe Post

Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Kiril Avramov, ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, recently published an article titled Under the Radar: Iran’s ‘Stealth’ Presence on the Balkans in The Globe Post.

Inman Chair in Intelligence Studies Established at UT

Nov 30, 2018

Before delivering keynote remarks at the 2018 Texas National Security Forum on November 30, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) announced the new Bobby R. Inman Chair in Intelligence Studies.  Proceeds from the endowed Inman Chair will support intelligence studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  

LBJ Resident Intelligence Officer Dr. Alan Kessler visits UTEP

Nov 07, 2018

On November 6, 2018, Dr. Alan Kessler, the resident intelligence officer (RIO) assigned to the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, traveled to UT-El Paso to present an Agency information session to UTEP students and to guest lecture in Dr. Stephen Coulthart’s social media intelligence course.

New Horns of a Dilemma Podcast: The Threat Assessment at the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival

Oct 31, 2018

Will Inboden, the Director of the Clements Center for National Security and the Editor-in-Chief of TNSR, moderates a discussion at the Texas Tribune Festival in the latest podcast from War on the Rocks. 

Job Openings: National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)

Oct 29, 2018

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) is seeking qualified applicants for entry-level intelligence officer and data scientist positions at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 

ISP-led Conversation with Israeli Ambassador

Oct 09, 2018

UTNews summarized remarks by Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer during his recent campus visit.  ISP Director Steve Slick moderated Ambassador Dermer’s appearance, that included discussion of Israel’s view of the Iran nuclear deal and related Middle East security topics.       

Rebuilding Strategic Thinking Report Released

Oct 19, 2018

The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently released a report by Bob Hutchings and Greg Treverton that critically explores the intersection of strategic intelligence analysis and long-range policy planning.