"The American Interest" on DOJ's Unconventional Investigation of IC Analysis

Jan 30, 2020

The ISP Director was quoted in a recent comment by Carla Robbins in The American Interest. The article raises concerns over the Justice Department’s unconventional investigation into IC assessments of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.  

"How I Got Here": A "Foreign Affairs" Interview with Former CIA Analyst Sue Mi Terry

Jan 16, 2020

Sue Mi Terry, a former CIA senior analyst who also held positions with the National Security Council (NSC) and the National Intelligence Council (NIC), answered questions from Foreign Affairs about her journey to a career in intelligence. To read the full article, click HERE.

"Government Executive" on "Reforming the Intelligence Community's Hiring Practices"

Dec 13, 2019

Students interested in applying for U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) internships and full-time positions may be interested in this recent article by Lindy Kyzer of Government Executive.

Review of "Subordinating Intelligence: The DoD/CIA Post-Cold War Relationship" by ISP Senior Fellow

Dec 02, 2019

ISP Senior Fellow J. Paul Pope recently reviewed David P. Oakley's "Subordinating Intelligence: The DoD/CIA Post-Cold War Relationship" in the Joint Forces Quarterly. Click HERE to read the review.

ISP Director Joins Civil-Intelligence Relations Discussion

Nov 20, 2019

ISP Director Steve Slick participated in a recent on-line roundtable discussion of “Civil-Intelligence Relations” organized by the Foreign Policy Research Institute. The roundtable was sponsored by the FPRI’s Program on National Security and included the Institute’s President-elect, Carol Rollie Flynn.

"Influence Operations and Active Measures: The History of Soviet and Russian Political Warfare in the West" Podcast Now Available

Nov 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.

Brumley Fellow and ISP Director Co-author Essay on Privacy and U.S. Signals Intelligence

Oct 17, 2019

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.

ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope in the Austin American-Statesman

Oct 16, 2019

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.

ISP Now Accepting Applications for Texas Intelligence Academy 2020

Sep 24, 2019

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 Year

Sep 20, 2019

Next Generation Fellows will participate in events and conduct research related to intelligence under the direction of ISP principals.