Strauss Center Distinguished Scholars Kate Weaver and Michael Findley recently released the Innovations for Peace and Development (IPD) Annual Report for 2016. Weaver and Findley are IPD’s Co-Directors, and established the Center at the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 to conduct research in international conflict management, global economic governance, and poverty alleviation.

Intelligence Studies Project Brumley NextGen Fellow, Michael Gibbs, recently reviewed Oleg Khlevniuk's new book Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator (Yale University Press, reprint edition, 2016) for the Lawfare Blog.

Annika Rettstadt (dual MA in Middle Eastern Studies and Global Policy Studies) explains her work tracking Islamic State activity in Europe, as part of our ongoing Brumley NextGen Program check-in.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Joshua Busby, in collaboration with the Texas National Security Network and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, published the results of a survey study that he undertook with Drs. Jonathan Monten and Jordan Tama, as well as Dina Smeltz and Craig Kafura.

Some of our Distinguished Scholars shared their thoughts on the 2016 U.S. presidential election, its meaning, and its consequences.