What We Wrote

Boaz Atzili, Alum ’06

Boaz Atzili and Burak Kadercan, "Territorial Designs and International Politics: the Diverging Constitution of Space and Boundaries," Territory, Politics, Governance, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017: 115-130. 


David T. Burbach, Alum ’03

David T. Burbach, “Gaining Trust While Losing Wars: Confidence in the U.S. Military After Iraq and Afghanistan,” Orbis, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 154-171.


Matthew Cancian, graduate student

Matthew Cancian, “Culture Wars,” Modern War Institute at West Point, February 1, 2017.

Matthew Cancian, “FM 3-24-2.0? Why US Counterinsurgency Doctrine Needs and Update,” Modern War Institute at West Point, February 21, 2017

Matthew Cancian, “Building Partner Capacity with the Peshmerga,Modern War Institute at West Point, March 15, 2017.


Stacie Goddard, Research Affiliate

Stacie Goddard, “Hiding in Plain Sight? The Not-So-Secret Constructivism of Relationalism,” Symposium for International Studies Quarterly.


Robert Haffa, Alum ‘82

Robert Haffa, “Defense Decisions for the Trump Administration” Spring 2017, Strategic Studies Quarterly.


Eric Heginbotham, Faculty

Eric Heginbotham, China’s Evolving Nuclear Deterrent: Major Drivers and Issues for the United States, lead author, RAND Report, 2017.

Eric Heginbotham and Richard J. Samuels, “Smartening Up Japan’s Defenses,” Nikkei Asian Review (web), January 26, 2017.


Jessica Karnis, Alum '06 

Jessica Karnis, "Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier: Follow-On Ships Need More Frequent and Accurate Cost Estimates to Avoid Pitfalls of Lead Ship", Government Accountability Office, March 1, 2017.


Alan Kuperman, Alum ‘02

Alan Kuperman, “Proper Response to an Amoral President,” Huffington Post, January 20, 2017.


Peter Krause, Alum ‘11

Peter Krause, Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, Cornell Studies in Security Affairs, April 2017).

Peter Krause, “Know Thy Enemy: Education About Terrorism Improves Social Attitudes Toward Terrorists,” with Jordan Theriault and Liane Young, Journal of Experimental Psycology: General, Vol. 146, No. 3 (March 2017), pp. 305-317.


Joseph O’Mahoney, Stanton Fellow, 2016-17

Joseph O’Mahoney, "Trump says that spoils belong to the victor. That’s an invitation to more war", Monkey Cage at The Washington Post, 1 February 2017.

Joseph O’Mahoney, "Making The Real: Rhetorical Adduction and the Bangladesh Liberation War'', International Organization, Online Firstview.


Barry Posen, Faculty

Barry Posen, “Syria Showdown: Will Trump be Pressured into Putting Turkey First, America Second?The National Interest, March 16, 2017.


Jeremy Pressman, Alum ’02

Jeremy Pressman’s chapter “US Policy after the Uprisings: Alliances, Democracy, and Force” appears in Mark L. Haas and David W. Lesch, eds., The Arab Spring: The Hope and Reality of the Uprisings, second edition (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2017).


Joshua Rovner, Alum ‘08

Joshua Rovner, “A How-To Guide for Investigating the President,” Dallas Morning News, February 17, 2017.

Joshua Rovner, “Donald Trump and the Future of Intelligence,” Lawfare, January 8, 2017.

Joshua Rovner, “Policy Roundtable 1-7: Russia and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election,” H-Diplo/ISSF, March 2017.


Richard Samuels, Faculty

Mike M. Mochizuki and Richard J. Samuels, “Japan’s Energy Security: Strategic Discourse and Domestic Politics,” chapter in Mike M. Mochizuki and Deepa Ollapally (eds.), Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia (London: Routlaedge, 2017).

Eric Heginbotham and Richard J. Samuels, “Smartening Up Japan’s Defenses,” Nikkei Asian Review (web), January 26, 2017.


Jayita Sarkar, CIS Security Studies Fellow, 2016-17

Jayita Sarkar, “Managing Nuclear Risk in South Asia: An Indian Response,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Global Forum Feature, vol. 73, no. 1 (2017), pp. 59-61.


Caitlin Talmadge, Alum ‘11

Caitlin Talmadge, “Trump’s Military Budget Minus a Plan,” New York Times opinion/editorial, March 6.

Caitlin Talmadge with Vipin Narang, “Civil-Military Pathologies and Defeat in War: Tests Using New Data,” The Journal of Conflict Resolution (forthcoming).


Brian D. Taylor, Alum ‘98

Brian D. Taylor, “The Russian Siloviki & Political Change,” Daedalus, Vol. 146, No. 2 (Spring, 2017). Special Issue: Russia Beyond Putin.


Jim Walsh, Faculty

Jim Walsh, “Are Sanctions on North Korea Having an Impact? Perspectives from Washington and Cambridge,” Washington: Korea Economic Institute, 2017, pp. 1-26.

Jim Walsh, “Assessing the Iran Deal,” Written Testimony. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, U.S. House of Representatives. April 5, 2017, pp. 1-12.

Jim Walsh, “Will Trump’s America be a Nation of Ugly Self-Interest and Ignorance?” USA Today. 29, January, 2017.

Jim Walsh with Thomas Pickering, “Guess Who We Don’t Talk About These Days? Iran,” Viewpoint, Charlotte Observer, 15 January, 2017.


David Weinberg, Alum '12

David Weinberg, "Al Qaeda's Alleged 'Representative in Syria' Previously Freed from US Custody in Afghanistan," Long War Journal, March 26, 2017.

David Weinberg, "Qatar and Terror Finance - Part II: Private Funders of al-Qaeda in Syria," Foundation for Defense of Democracies monograph, January 18, 2017.