Strauss Center Director Bobby Chesney has recently contributed to Lawfare with articles on American airstrikes against terrorist targets in Somalia and Yemen.

Many aspects of the cybersecurity challenge--and especially those that rise to the level of major public-policy disputes--beg for an approach that integrates perspectives not just from computer science and engineering but also from law, public affairs, and business administration. Does that sound right to you? If so, we are hiring a fellow for the coming academic year (2016-17).

The Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 William H. Crook Fellowship awards. This year the Center is funding seven outstanding LBJ School students, who will be spending their summer working in the Dominican Republic, Nepal, Switzerland, Uganda, and Washington, D.C.

On Tuesday, May 24, the Truman Center hosted a panel discussion on a new publication entitled "A Call for a New Strategic Approach to Fragile States," written by Strauss Center Associate Director Ashley Moran and Andrew Albertson. The paper argues that the changing national security landscape requires a comprehensive, strategic approach toward fragile states. 

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Joshua Busby recently co-authored a piece for the Monkey Cage (Washington Post) on upcoming changes within the World Health Organization (WHO). In May of 2017, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan will complete her term and the World Health Assembly will vote on her successor. According to the authors, this will be a pivotal time for the WHO.

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