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Strauss Center, TILJ Convene Symposium on the Military Commissions Act

March 22, 2007

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Texas International Law Journal (TILJ) at The University of Texas School of Law will co-sponsor a symposium on April 10-11 that addresses the legal and political consequences of the recently enacted Military Commissions Act. The event is free and open to the public…

Strauss Center Welcomes Russian Delegation

March 20, 2007

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law will welcome guests from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) to The University of Texas at Austin campus on Thursday, March 22. The purpose of the visit is to discuss a potential partnership between MGIMO, the Strauss Center and the Lyndon B. Johnson…

Strauss Center Director of Studies Leads Next Generation Project Assembly

February 19, 2007

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law’s Director of Studies, Francis J. Gavin, will lead a multi-day assembly “Next Generation Project: U.S. Global Policy and the Future of International Institutions” at the University of California, San Diego this week.

Time to Offshore Our Troops

December 12, 2006

Eugene Gholz, Daryl G. Press, and Benjamin Valentino write on Iraq in this article for the New York Times.   The Iraq Study Group’s recommendation that the United States withdraw its combat forces from Iraq reflects a growing national consensus that our military cannot quell the violence there and may even be making matters worse. Although many are…

Strategic Victimhood in Sudan

May 31, 2006

In a recent New York Times op-ed, Assistant Professor Alan Kuperman argues that the key to rescuing Darfur is to reverse recent incentives.

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