President Trump said on Wednesday that Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser, may have committed a crime by seeking to learn the identities of Trump associates swept up in surveillance of foreign officials by United States spy agencies, repeating an assertion his allies in the news media have been making since last week. LBJ Professor Stephen Slick weighs in.
BookPeople hosted LBJ professors Jeremi Suri, William Inboden and Joshua Busby for a panel discussion and book signing on “Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy.”
More and more, technology plays a key role in interference among foreign governments. Professor Jeremi Suri comments on foreign government capabilities, as well as how the U.S. has gotten involved.
Though the U.S. intelligence community has been challenged by recent events, the LBJ School's Stephen Slick writes that this "does not signal an existential crisis" for its institutions and workforce.
Michael Flynn's resignation as national security adviser has raised concerns about the Trump administration's national security operations. The LBJ School's Stephen Slick, director of the Intelligence Studies Project at UT, weighs in on recent leaks of sensitive information from the White House.
Ambassador Robert Hutchings calls reports on possible Russian hacking "worrying," saying, "When the intelligence community comes out this forcefully, I take it very seriously."