Topic: National security

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul Visits UT Austin

April 15, 2016

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who is chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, spoke with UT Austin students on March 30.

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Time to Step Up Our Military Offensive Against ISIS

March 24, 2016
ISIS Fighters

We need a new strategy against ISIS that will entail an escalated military campaign, including an increase in special forces and joint tactical air controllers to better identify bombing targets.

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Remember Restraint As We Plan to Respond To Brussels Attack

March 23, 2016

The fear of terrorism is real and legitimate. Strategic leadership, however, must do more than react to fear. Strategic leadership involves deep analysis, historical perspective and policymaking for the long term.

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The Direct Link Between Identity Theft and Terrorism

Dec. 7, 2015
Shredded Paper

The ability of terrorists to steal or falsify identities is a major weakness in counter-terrorism efforts. We need to make it harder for terrorists to falsify their identities, and prevent them from acquiring identity documents.

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National Security Experts Convene at UT Austin

Nov. 18, 2015

The Clements Center for National Security and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law will host national security experts at UT Austin on Nov. 19-21 to explore the security challenges faced by the United States. 

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