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ISP Director Steve Slick Appointed to CSIS Technology and Intelligence Task Force

Mar 09, 2020

The Center for Strategic and International Studies announced today the launch of a Task Force to explore the implications and applications of emerging technologies for the U.S. intelligence community.

Paul Pope Featured in War on the Rocks' Podcast

Feb 27, 2020

On February 25, 2020, ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope joined the War on the Rocks' WarCast to discuss the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the importance of precision in intelligence briefings, and how consumers of intelligence in the U.S. Government should welcome objective information and assessments.

Baines Report Interview with ODNI's Principal Executive Andrew Hallman

Feb 05, 2020

The LBJ School's student-run Baines Report recently published an interview with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) Principal Executive Andrew Hallman.

"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.