Topic: National security

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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CIA's Daily Briefings Shed New Light on Two Administrations

Sept. 14, 2015
Walt Rostow and President Lyndon B. Johnson

At a public event hosted by the LBJ Presidential Library, the Central Intelligence Agency released previously classified daily briefings it delivered to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1960s.

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UT Austin President Bill Powers to Visit Midland for Discussion on National Security, Energy Policy

Feb. 13, 2015

EVENT: University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will visit Midland, Texas, to attend a panel discussion with experts from UT Austin's William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft. The panelists will discuss "The War on Terror from September 11 to Today: What It Means for American National Security and Energy Policy."

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Improved Method for Isotope Enrichment Could Secure a Vital Global Commodity

June 30, 2014

[caption id="attachment_46733" align="alignright" width="400" caption="MAGIS Device (magnetically activated and guided isotope separation). Click on the image to view an animation of the MAGIS device in action and to read more about how it works. Animation by Marianna Grenadier."]MAGIS Device (magnetically activated and guided isotope separation).[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a new method for enriching a group of the world's most expensive chemical commodities, stable isotopes, which are vital to medical imaging and nuclear power, as reported this week in the journal Nature Physics. For many isotopes, the new method is cheaper than existing methods. For others, it is more environmentally friendly.

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