The University of Texas’s Intelligence Studies Project recently announced the winners of the fifth-annual “Bobby R. Inman Award” competition that recognizes exceptional student research and writing on intelligence.
Steve Slick is a clinical professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and directs the Intelligence Studies Project at the University of Texas at Austin. He was a member of CIA’s clandestine service, and served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush and the NSC’s Senior Director for Intelligence Programs and Reform.
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Most Americans regard the intelligence community as vital to national security and its performance as increasingly effective. But the public does not have a good understanding of how intelligence agencies are supervised and how oversight is exercised.
The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the fifth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.
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Review of Loch Johnson’s “Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States” (Oxford University Press, 2018).
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