In a recent article in the Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and LBJ School Professor Rana Siu Inboden assesses recent scholarship on the Chinese government’s human rights behavior.

In a recent article in the Toronto Star, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and LBJ School Professor Alan Kuperman comments on what may be the final export of highly enriched uranium (HEU) from the U.S. to Canada. The article, "Final shipment of weapons-grade uranium due at Ontario facility this year," reports that the latest export, approved in June, may be the last given the commitment made by the current Canadian government to stop producing medical isotopes at an aging nuclear reactor.

In an editorial in the journal Environmental Research Letters, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT Engineering Professor Michael Webber discusses the connection between climate, natural resources, and energy and water provision. The article, "Vulnerabilities and opportunities at the nexus of electricity, water, and climate," is included in a special issue of the publication designed to highlight “the critical nexus of electricity, water, and climate.”

At an event at the National Press Club, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and LBJ School Professor Alan Kuperman discussed the recent nuclear agreement with Iran and the role of Congressional oversight (video available here). The event, held on August 4, honored the late Paul Leventhal, the former Congressional staff member who worked to establish Congressional oversight for nuclear agreements, and in whose name the LBJ School has created a Fellowship Program.

The American Political Science Association (APSA) will recognize Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Kenneth Greene for his work on democratization and regime type at the APSA annual conference in September. APSA has selected Greene’s paper, "Ousting Autocrats: The Political Economy of Hybrid Autocracy", as the Comparative Democratization Section’s paper of the year, a distinction he also earned in 2007.

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