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Media MentionFebruary 8, 2021

Was George Shultz America's best secretary of state?

With George Shultz, the United States has lost its greatest secretary of state since Dean Acheson, the architect of the post-World War II global order under President Harry S. Truman. If that claim seems surprising, it should also prompt a fresh appraisal of Shultz's extraordinary record.

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Media MentionJanuary 8, 2021

An 'angry' Pence navigates the fallout of his rupture with Trump over election, Capitol riots

In President Donald Trump’s final days, he has presented similar honors to California Rep. Devin Nunes, one of his most vocal supporters during impeachment, and to three professional golfers. To his vice president, Trump bestowed the label of coward.

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Media MentionJanuary 7, 2021

'A real breakdown' | Security expert from University of Texas addresses U.S. Capitol breach

The breach at the U.S. Capitol is raising concern about national security and the transition of power at the White House. KVUE spoke with Dr. William Inboden, the executive director at the William P. Clements Jr. Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Media MentionJanuary 7, 2021

The national security implications of the insurrection

While it was an obvious breach of Capitol security, the event could also have national security implications for the U.S., said William Inboden, executive director of the Clement Center for National Security at the University of Texas, and an associate professor at UT's LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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FeatureDecember 8, 2020

The World that COVID Made: What Should American Foreign Policy Do?

Toolkit - Intelligence

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NewsDecember 8, 2020

LBJ School policy leaders craft solutions for a resilient future

Twenty-nine LBJ School authors have come together to craft interdisciplinary and resilience-based policy solutions, published in one toolkit called Resiliency in the Age of COVID-19. This toolkit comes as researchers from across The University of Texas at Austin continue to offer first-of-its-kind groundbreaking research and discovery in the fight against COVID and its long-lasting impacts on public health, business and the future of governance.

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December 3, 2020

Rep. Joaquin Castro loses bid for key leadership post in the House Foreign Affairs Committee

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro came up short in his bid to lead the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee, but nonetheless drew sizable support and established himself as an increasingly influential member of the committee.

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NewsOctober 26, 2020

Elections 2020: LBJ School faculty experts

Faculty from the LBJ School of Public Affairs are nationally and internationally recognized scholars and experts across a range of major policy topics, including the 2020 election at the local, state and federal levels.

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September 30, 2020

Post Presidential Debate Roundtable with the LBJ School

We are only a few weeks from a historic presidential election. The two candidates will face off on Tuesday, Sept. 29 for the first of three presidential debates, where topics will include: Trump's and Biden's records, the Supreme Court, COVID-19, the economy, race and violence in U.S. cities, and the integrity of the election. Assistant Dean for Civic Engagement Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto led a roundtable discussion and analysis of the debate and each candidates' policies and performance with LBJ School and UT faculty.

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Media MentionJune 5, 2020

Presidents and the books they wrote

In this episode, LBJ's Will Inboden, and author and journalist Craig Fehrman, discuss his book, Author and Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote. In this fascinating conversation, Inboden and Fehrman examine the relationships between presidents and their ghost writers. In addition, they talk about how it is that presidents use these books to advance their political views, careers, and at times, their financial well-being.

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