"Influence Operations and Active Measures: The History of Soviet and Russian Political Warfare in the West" Podcast Now AvailableNov 08, 2019
In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Will Inboden, executive director of the Clements Center, sits down with Professor Paul Pope and Dr. Kiril Avramov of the Intelligence Studies Project at the University of Texas and Dr. Calder Walton, assistant director of the Applied History Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, to discuss the history of influence operations and active measures by the Soviet Union and Russia.
In an Intelligence Studies Essay on the Lawfare national security site, LBJ School alumnus and former Brumley Graduate Fellow Eric Manpearl and ISP Director Steve Slick call for a reappraisal of Obama-era policies that afford extraordinary privacy protections to incidentally collected data on foreign nationals.
On October 15, 2019, the Austin American-Statesman published an opinion editorial by ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope. Professor Pope discusses the withdrawal of the remaining U.S. forces out of Syria and stresses the need to support Kurdish (and other) allies. The full editorial is here.
The Intelligence Studies Project is now accepting applications to participate in Texas Intelligence Academy (TIA) 2022. The TIA is a competitive, all-expenses paid, intensive academic program for UT System undergraduate students focused on intelligence and national security in Washington, D.C. TIA 2022 will run from May 22 to June 1, 2022.
The Intelligence Studies Project is now accepting applications to participate in Texas Intelligence Academy (TIA) 2020. The TIA is a competitive, all-expenses paid, intensive academic program for UT System students focused on intelligence and national security in Washington, D.C. TIA 2020 will run from May 18 to 28, 2020.
ISP Welcomes Brumley Next Generation Fellows Meagan Bennett, Nathan Bumagny, and Laura Quaglia for the 2019-2020 Academic YearSep 20, 2019
Next Generation Fellows will participate in events and conduct research related to intelligence under the direction of ISP principals.
Mr. Jordan Roberts will be a Visiting Pre-Doctoral Fellow with the Intelligence Studies Project during the 2019-2020 academic year. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Duke University and expects to graduate in Spring 2020. His research and teaching focuses primarily on security, peace, and conflict, as well as international relations.
The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the winner and two semifinalists of its fifth-annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.
The McCain Institute for International Leadership recently announced that it is accepting applications for its inaugural National Security and Counterterrorism Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently posted Public Attitudes on US Intelligence: Annual Poll Reflects Bipartisan Confidence Despite Presidential Antagonism. This report analyzes data collected in the second annual ISP/Texas National Security Network survey of Americans’ views on our intelligence agencies. The polling project is supervised by ISP Director Steve Slick and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Dr. Josh Busby. This year’s report was co-authored with Kingsley Burns, a recent graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellow.