Dr. Kevin Rosner, Senior Fellow at the Strauss Center and Director of Research at the Institute for Natural Resources and Sustainable Development at the University of Ottawa, Canada, published a new paper titled, Water and Electric Power in Iraq and Syria: Conflict and Fragility Implications for the Future. This paper is published as part of the Strauss Center’s program on Middle East Water, Energy, and Security, led by State Fragility Initiative Director Ashley Moran.

Strauss Center Director Bobby Chesney, and Distinguished Scholar Jeremi Suri recently shared their perspectives in TIME's "Behind the 1947 Law That Could Block Donald Trump's Secretary of Defense Pick."

Brumley Next Gen Scholar Juhi Amodwala, a Supply Chain Management and Government senior, tells us about her work as the CEC's Green Offices Program Coordinator and her future in the climate change policy arena, as part of our ongoing Brumley Next Gen Program check ins.

The Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) of the Clements Center for National Security and the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law will grant a postdoctoral fellowship in intelligence studies to a promising young scholar. This unique fellowship is intended to support the next generation of scholars and educators in the field of intelligence.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Dr. Joshua Busby contributed to an article in Scientific American, titled "Serious Changes Possible for National Security Policies on Climate Change." In Dave Levitan's article, President Elect Donald Trump's national security appointments are the focus of a discussion on the future of the relationship between climate change and national security at the policy-making level of government. Dr. Busby argues that the national security appointees known thus far could undo the gains made in addressing the linkage between climate change and national security.