Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar William Inboden recently published a review in H-Diplo titled “The Tragedy of Academic Realism,” (Sept. 9, 2016) of Daniel Bessner and Nicolas Guilhot’s article in International Security, “How Realism Waltzed Off: Liberalism and Decisionmaking in Kenneth Waltz’s Neorealism.” Inboden is an Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and serves as Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Eugene Gholz, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar, was recently quoted in a New York Times article "Tensions Rise Between Iran and U.S. in Persian Gulf" (August 25, 2016.)

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Dr. Joshua Eisenman’s commentary piece “How Xi Jinping Undermines China’s Reforms” was published in the September 12, 2016 edition of the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Eisenman argues that the strict, conformist behavior of China’s president, Xi Jinping, stands in contrast with his stated goals for reform and further “opening” of China.

Paul D. Miller, a Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and Associate Director of the Clements Center for National Security, recently wrote "How does jihadism end? Choosing between forever war and nation building" for the renowned security-focused web publication, War on the Rocks. In it, Dr. Miller describes the problematic approaches taken since the attacks of 2001, including containment and rollback.

Eric Manpearl, a Brumley Next Generation Senior Graduate Fellow in the Strauss Center's Intelligence Studies Project, has published a working paper in the Lawfare Research Paper Series entitled "Presidential Elections: A Perilous Time for U.S. Intelligence." As a J.D. and Master of Public Affairs dual-degree candidate from the University of Texas School of Law and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Manpearl’s research focuses on security and privacy issues, and the intersection of intelligence and politics. This paper explores the role of intelligence issues in U.S. presidential elections.

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