What We Wrote

Dan Altman (Alum, ’15)

Dan Altman, “Advancing without Attacking: The Strategic Game around the Use of Force,” Security Studies, Vol. 27, No. 1 (2018), pp. 58-88.

Dan Altman and Nicholas Miller (Alum, ‘15), “Red Lines in Nuclear Nonproliferation,” The Nonproliferation Review, Vol. 24, no. 3-4 (2017), pp. 315-342. Published February 2018.


Mark Bell (Alum, ’16)

Mark Bell, “Authoritarian Public Opinion and the Democratic Peace,” International Organization, vol. 72, no. 1 (January 2018), pp. 227-242.

Mark Bell, “North Korea Won’t Give Up It’s Nuclear Weapons. The United States Has Three Good Reasons to Talk Anyway,” Washington Post/Monkey Cage, March 9, 2018.


Kevin Benson (Army War College Fellow, ’01-02)

Kevin Benson, “It is OUR Fault,” Infinity Journal (forthcoming)


Jonathan Caverley (Research Associate)

Jonathan Caverley, “Amphibs in Sea Control and Power Projection,” Proceedings 144, no. 4 (April 2018).

Jonathan Caverley, “A Good Cartel? Slowing the Proliferation of Major Conventional Weapons,” Ethics & International Affairs 31, no. 4 (Winter 2017).


Christopher Clary (Alum, ’15)

Christopher Clary, “Personalities, Organizations, and Doctrine in the Indian Military,” India Review, Vol. 17, 2018.


M. Taylor Fravel (Faculty)

M. Taylor Fravel, “Shifts in Warfare and Party Unity: Explaining Changes in China’s Military Strategy,” International Security, Vol. 42, No. 3 (Winter 2017/2018).


Kelly Greenhill (Research Affiliate) 

Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics, ed. Kelly Greenhill and Peter Krause (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

Kelly Greenhill and David Lazaer et al., “The Science of Fake News,” Science, vol. 359, no. 6380 (March, 2018).

Kelly Greenhill with Robert Art, “The Power and Limits of Compellence: A Research Note,” Political Science Quarterly, vol. 133, no. 1 (Spring, 2018), pp. 77-97.


Paul Heer (CIS Robert E. Wilhelm fellow, ’16)

Paul Heer, “Understanding the Challenge from China,” in the Asan Forum, 3 April, 2018.

Paul Heer, Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia, Cornell University Press, 2018.


Gregory Koblentz (Alum, ’04) 

Gregory D. Koblentz, “Saddam Versus the Inspectors: The Impact of Regime Security on the Verification of Iraq’s WMD Disarmament,” Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 41, No. 3 (April, 2018), pp. 372-409.

Gregory D. Koblentz, “A Critical Analysis of the Scientific and Commercial Rationales for the Synthesis of Horsepox Virus,” mSphere, Vol. 3, No. 2 (March/April, 2018), pp. 1-10.

Gregory D. Koblentz, “#NoImpunity: Will the Newest International Effort to Stop Chemical Attacks in Syria Succeed?” War on the Rocks, March 2, 2018.

Gregory D. Koblentz and Lynn C. Klotz, “New pathogen research rules: Gain of function, loss of clarity,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, February 26, 2018.


Peter Krause (Research Affiliate)

Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics, eds. Kelly Greenhill and Peter Krause (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).

Peter Krause, “Coercion by Movement: How Power Drove the Success of the Eritrean Insurgency, 1960-1993,” in Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics, eds. Kelly Greenhill and Peter Krause (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).


Alan Kuperman (Alum, ’02)

Alan Kuperman, “The US Navy Should Start Weaning its Reactors off Bomb-Grade Uranium,” Defense One, March 13, 2018.

Alan Kuperman, “Avoiding Highly Enriched Uranium for Space Power,” NETS-2018, Nuclear Emerging Technologies for Space, Conference Proceedings (American Nuclear Society, Aerospace Nuclear Science and Technology Division, 2018).

Alan Kuperman, “Terrorism and Precedent, not Japanese Trustworthiness,” Correspondence, Nonproliferation Review, published online February 11, 2018.


Austin Long (Alum, ’10)

Austin Long, “Discrimination Details Matter: Clarifying and Argument about Low-Yield Nuclear Warheads,” War on the Rocks, February 16, 2018.

Austin Long, “Red Glare: The Origin and Implications of Russia’s ‘New’ Nuclear Weapons,” War on the Rocks, March 26, 2018.

Austin Long, “Location, Location, Location: Evaluating Risks to Submarines from Low-Yield Warhead and Submarine Missile Launch Detection,” The RAND Blog, March 12, 2018.

Austin Long, “North Korean Intentions,” The ASAN Forum, February 27, 2018.

Austin Long and Joshua Shifrinson, “How long until midnight? Intelligence-policy relations and the United States response to the Israeli nuclear program, 1959-1985,” Journal of Strategic Studies, March 2, 2018.


Roger Petersen (Faculty) and Matthew Cancian (Graduate Student)

Roger Petersen and Matthew Cancian, “Between Two Caesars: The Christians of Northern Iraq,” Providence, Winter, 2018.


Barry Posen (Faculty)

Barry Posen, “The Rise of Illiberal Hegemony,” Foreign Affairs, Vol. 97, No. 2 (March/April 2018), pp. 20-27.


Jeremy Pressman (Alum, ’02)

Jeremy Pressman and Erica Chenoweth, “New count of U.S. protests shows more than 300 separate rallies against gun violence in Feb,” The Washington Post, March 30, 2018.

Jeremy Pressman and Erica Chenoweth, “The Women’s March could change politics like the Tea Party did,” The Guardian, January 31, 2018.


Joshua Rovner (Alum, ’08)

Joshua Rovner, “A Long War in the East: Doctrine, Diplomacy, and the Prospects for Protracted U.S.-China Conflict,” Diplomacy & Statecraft, Vol. 29, No. 1 (2018), pp. 129-142.

Joshua Rovner, “Was the 2016 Election an Intelligence Failure?” War on the Rocks, January 4, 2018.

Joshua Rovner, “Could Obama Have Stopped the Election Hack?” War on the Rocks, February 6, 2018.

Joshua Rovner, “Was there a Nuclear Revolution? Strategy, Grand Strategy, and the Ultimate Weapon,” War on the Rocks, March 6 2018.


Carol Saivetz (Senior Advisor)

Carol Saivetz, “Frenemies: Putin and Erdogan,” Lawfare Blog


Joshua Shifrinson (Alum, ’13)

Emma Ashford and Joshua Shifrinson, “Trump’s National Security Strategy: A Critic’s Dream,” Policy Roundtable; What to Make of Trump’s National Security Strategy, Texas National Security Review, December 21, 2017.

Forthcoming: Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts (Cornell University Press, Summer 2018).