Slick challenged the utility and wisdom of recommendations for enhanced WH oversight of US intelligence activities.
Last month, ISP, the Clements and Strauss Centers co-sponsored the second annual National Security Forum "Great Powers, Failed States, and New Frontiers: National Security Challenges of the 21st Century."
UT Chancellor Admiral William McRaven gave a keynote address as part of the Robert Strauss Center and Clements Center annual National Security Forum.
During an interview with Fox 7 Austin, ISP Director Steve Slick outlined several ways in which the U.S. and the world need to reconsider their intelligence and security policies in responding to the threat of ISIS.
In a landmark address on November 5, UT System Chancellor William McRaven provided a bold vision for the future growth of the system, including a set of “quantum leap” strategic initiatives.
"The information benefits from increased open source reporting [...] will outweigh the costs to the security of our own operational activities," said Slick to FP.
In his October 19 article for Foreign Policy, Elias Groll, sought the insight of ISP Director Steve Slick on the topic of open source intelligence. Troll's article, titled When Selfies Are a Tool of Intelligence, tackles the value of open intelligence reporting and the place of social networking in intel collection. Director Slick discusses the potentials and drawbacks of this experimental area of collection.
CIA, NSA and other agencies will continue to labor into a headwind on digital technology until a new, more cooperative, more rational relationship develops between the government and the private sector.
ISP Director Steve Slick and Clements Center Executive Director Will Inboden were quoted by the Washington Times on the declassified President's Daily Brief documents.
At a public event held at the LBJ Presidential Library, the CIA released previously classified daily briefings it gave to Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy in the 1960s.