Commenting in the Washington Times on the administration’s announcement that Gina Haspel would be nominated to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA Director, ISP Director Steve Slick said “the nomination of Gina Haspel to replace Pompeo as director is historic on at least two counts."

The Texas National Security Review, a collaboration between War on the Rocks and the Texas National Security Network is launching a new podcast: 'Horns of a Dilemma.'

The Strauss Center is very pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2018-19 Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows and Undergraduate Scholars programs. These unique opportunities provide research training and mentorships to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin. The program is made possible by the generous support of Jon and Rebecca Brumley.

Jacquelyn Clark, Strauss Center Brumley Scholar and Liberal Arts Honors senior in Geography & Iberian/Latin Languages, is working with her fellow Scholars, led by Dr. Catherine Weaver, on creating a comprehensive student survey on a wide range of global concerns. Jacquelyn explains the project, her role, and her academic career here for us today:

Recently, students in the Policy Research Project class “Beyond the Border: Policy Responses for Central American Migration,” led by MSI Director Stephanie Leutert, traveled to Guadalajara and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to further their understanding of the issues surrounding Central American migration through Mexico.