The Robert Strauss Center recently announced the 2017-2018 cohort of Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows. Beginning this fall, ISP Director Steve Slick will mentor new Next Gen Fellow Casey Boyles. Senior Fellow Michael Gibbs will also be returning to continue studying with ISP and Director Slick.
As finals week approaches, ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope is wrapping up the first running of a unique UT Austin course in intelligence that was open to all undergraduates. “Intelligence and National Security Decision-Making,” sponsored by ISP and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, gave UT undergraduates the opportunity to study in depth intelligence and national security policymaking.
On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, ISP Director Steve Slick was quoted in the New York Times on the normalcy of requesting more information on intelligence reports at the White House, State Department, and various other agencies.
Earlier this week, Business Insider quoted ISP Director Steve Slick on the necessity of consumers of reports requiring "more information to understand the significance of the intelligence."
On Friday, March 31, ISP Director Steve Slick was quoted in the New York Times, commenting on the 'extraordinary lengths' intelligence agencies go to to protect the privacy of Americans.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 marked the start of Professor Paul Pope’s course “Intelligence and National Security Decision-Making.” The course, offered by the LBJ School of Public Affairs and sponsored by the Intelligence Studies Project, provides the first opportunity for UT Austin undergraduates interested in intelligence and national security to gain exposure to experienced scholars and practitioners through coursework.
ISP Director Steve Slick was recently quoted in The Washington Times commenting on the effects of the recent White House leaks on the United States' foreign intelligence relationships.
On February 15, ISP Director Steve Slick was quoted in CBC News on the current 'leaky' state of the White House, mentioning that information leaks are 'regrettably routine.'
Last Wednesday, February 8, ISP Director Steve Slick was invited to speak about his career and work at The University of Texas in the San Angelo Texas Exes chapter's annual speaker series.
The Robert Strauss Center recently hosted Guillermo Valdes, former Director of Mexico's National Intelligence Agency, and David Shedd, former Acting Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, for a conversation on the future of Mexico's intelligence agencies.