What We Wrote
Mark Bell, grad student
“Questioning the Effect of Nuclear Weapons on Conflict,” with SSP alum Nick Miller, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp.74-92, February 2015.
David Blum, alum
“A Bayesian Model to Assess the Size of North Korea’s Uranium Enrichment Program,” Journal of Science and Global Security (Princeton University Press) with John Bistline, Chris Rinaldi, Gabriel Shields-Estrada, Siegfried Hecker, and Elisabeth Paté-Cornell.
Joel Brenner, CIS Wilhelm Fellow
“How Obama Fell Short on Cybersecurity,” Politico.com, January 21, 2015.
“The New Industrial Espionage,” The American Interest, Vol. 10, No. 3, December 10, 2014.
Danny Breznitz, alum
“The Communal Roots of Entrepreneurial-Technological Growth – Social Fragmentation and Stagnation: Reflection on Atlanta’s Technology Cluster,” with Mollie Taylor, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Vol 26 (3-4): pp. 375-396.
“Alfred Marshall, Alive and Well? The Rise and Evolution of Innovative Manufacturing Clusters in a Globalizing Economy,” with Giulio Buciuni, in David Audretsch, Albert Link, and Mary Wolshok (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Local Competitiveness,” (Oxford University Press; Forthcoming).
“Scaling Up and Sustaining Experimental Innovation Policies with Limited Resources” Peripheral Schumpterian Development Agencies,” with Darius Ornston, in Mark Dutz, Yevgeny Kuznetsov, Esperanza Lasagabster, and Dirk Pilat, (eds.), Making Innovation Policy Work: Learning from Experimentation,” OECD-World Bank Press.
“Why Silicon Valley Shouldn’t Be the Model for Innovation,” Harvard Business Review (electronic version), November 18, 2014.
Seyom Brown, affiliate
Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama, (Columbia University Press: February 201
David Burbach, alum
“The Coming Stability? The Decline of Warfare in Africa and Implications for International Security,” with Christopher J. Fettweis, ContemporarySecurity Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 3, 2014.
Daniel Byman, alum
“Five Bad Options for Gaza,” The Washington Quarterly, (Winter 2015).
“Be Afraid…Be a Little Afraid: the Threat of Foreign Fighters to the United States and Europe,” with SSP alum, Jeremy Shapiro Brookings, (December 2014) pp.1-30.
“State Sponsor of Terror: The Global Threat of Iran,” Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, February 15, 2015.
“Five Myths about Countering Violent Extremism,” Washington Post, February 15, 2015.
“Hezbollah Hesitates,” ForeignAffairs.com (with Bilal Y. Saab), January 21, 2015.
“Teaching Torture,” Washington Post, December 14, 2014.
Christopher Clary, grad student
“The Safety and Security of the Pakistan Nuclear Weapons Arsenal,” in Pakistan’s Enduring Challenges, C. Christine Fair and Sarah J. Watson, Eds. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).
The Drivers of Long-Term Insecurity and Instability in Pakistan with Jonah Blank and Brian Nichiporuk, SSP alum (RAND Corporation: 2014).
Benjamin Friedman, grad student
“The Pentagon’s Bloat,” The Boston Globe, February 17, 2015.
Taylor Fravel, Faculty
“Chinese Sources and Chinese Strategy,” with Christopher Twomey, SSP alum, RealClearDefense Blog, February 23, 2015.
“Projecting Strategy: The Myth of Chinese Counter-Intervention,” with Christopher Twomey, Washington Quarterly, January 26, 2015.
Michael Glosny, alum
“US- China Strategic Dialogue, Phase VIII,” PASC Report 2014-008, with Christopher Twomey, SSP alum, and Ryan Jacobs, December 2014.
Brendan Green, alum
“Stalking the Secure Second Strike: Intelligence, Counterforce, and Nuclear Strategy,” with SSP alum Austin Long, Journal of Strategic Studies v.38 n.1/2 (January/February 2015).
Kelly Greenhill, alum
“Nigeria’s Countless Casualties: The Politics of Counting Boko Haram’s Casualties,” Foreign Affairs, February 2015.
“Ain’t That a Shame? Hypocrisy, Punishment and Weak Actor Influence in International Politics,” (with J. Busby) in The Politics of Leverage in International Relations: Name, Shame and Sanction (Palgrave Studies in International Relations, 2015).
Robert Haffa, alum
“Manned or Unmanned Combat Aircraft: A Framework for Analysis,” Aerospace America, February 2015.
Phil Haun, alum
Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States, (Stanford University Press, Forthcoming).
Yinan He, alum
“Identity Politics and Foreign Policy: Taiwan’s Relations with China and Japan, 1895-2012,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 129, No. 3 (Fall 2014), pp. 469-500.
Llewelyn Hughes, alum
“Is There an Oil Weapon? National Security Implications of Changes in the Structure of the International Oil Market” with SSP alum Austin Long, International Security v.39 n.3 (Winter 2014/2015).
Gregory Koblentz, alum
“How to Keep Future Cold Wars Cold: Mind the Missiles,” Los Angeles Times, November 28, 2014.
“The Silver Lining of an Extension of the P5+1 Nuclear Talks with Iran,” The National Interest, November 24, 2014.
Peter Krause, alum
“The Structure of Success: How the Internal Distribution of Power Drives Armed Group Behavior and National Movement Effectiveness,” International Security, Vol. 38, No. 3 (Winter 2014) was reviewed in H-Diplo in January 2015.
Alan Kuperman, alum
“Obama’s Libya Debacle: How a Well-Meaning Intervention Ended in Failure,” Foreign Affairs, Volume 94, No. 2, (March/April 2015), pp. 66-77.
“Iran Nuclear Deal Unlikely to Halt Regional Proliferation,” in Iran – The Day After Simulation: Geo Political Implications, eds., Saul Shay and Alex Mint (Herzliya, Israel: Institute for Policy and Strategy, 2014).
Eric Labs, alum
“Finding Funding for the New Boomer,” U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings, February 2015, Vol.14/2/1, pp. 344.
Alexander Lanoszka, 2014-15 Stanton Nuclear Fellow
“Rage of Honor: Entente Indignation and the Lost Chance for Peace in the First World War,” Security Studies (Forthcoming, December 2015).
Jon Lindsay, alum
China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain, Tai Ming Cheung, and Derek S. Reveron(New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).
“The Impact of China on Cybersecurity: Fiction and Friction,” International Security, Winter 2014-15, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 7-47.
Austin Long, alum
“Stalking the Secure Second Strike: Intelligence, Counterforce, and Nuclear Strategy,” with SSP alum Brendan Green, Journal of Strategic Studies v.38 n.1/2 (January/February 2015).
“Is There an Oil Weapon? National Security Implications of Changes in the Structure of the International Oil Market” with SSP alum Llewelyn Hughes, International Security v.39 n.3 (Winter 2014/2015).
Julia Macdonald, 2014-15 Stanton Nuclear Fellow
“Eisenhower’s Scientists: Policy Entrepreneurs and the Test-Ban Debate 1954–1958,” (published online in 2013) Foreign Policy Analysis, Vol. 1, Issue 1, January 2015, pp. 1-20.
Nick Miller, alum
“Questioning the Effect of Nuclear Weapons on Conflict,” with SSP grad student Mark Bell, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp.74-92, February 2015.
Barry Posen, Faculty
“Just Say No: America Should Avoid These Wars,” The National Interest, February 10, 2015.
Andrew Radin, alum
“The Misunderstood Lessons of Bosnia for Syria,” Washington Quarterly, Vol. 37, No. 4 (Winter 2015), pp. 55-69.
Amanda Rothschild, grad student
“Prez fails to call out anti-Semitism,” Op Ed, Boston Herald, February 13, 2015.
“Universities add to women’s struggles by imposing lessons in inequity,” Boston Globe Reader’s Forum, January 25, 2015.
Joshua Rovner, alum
“The U.S. just leaked its war plan in Iraq. Why?” with Caitlin Talmadge, SSP alum, The Washington Post Monkey Cage Blog, February 27, 2015.
“Commentary,” H-Diplo ISSF Forum on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) Report and the United States’ Post-9/11 Policy on Torture, February 16, 2015.
“Hidden Victories,” Lawfare, February 8, 2015.
Carol Saivetz, Research Affiliate
“The Foreign Policy Essay: Much Ado about Ukraine,” blog post, Lawfare, Sunday, February 22, 2015.
Taylor Seybolt, alum
“Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America’s Post-9/11 Wars,” review of SSP alum Neta Crawford’s most recent book, in Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 16:5.
Joshua Itzkowitz Shifrinson, alum
“Put It in Writing: How the West Broke Its Promise to Moscow,” Foreign Affairs, October 29, 2014.
Harvey Sapolsky, emeritus
“Four Pieces of Advice for Ash Carter,” nationalinterest.org, January 18, 2015.
Paul Staniland, alum
“Every Insurgency Is Different,” OpEd, The New York Times, February 15, 2015.
Caitlin Talmadge, alum
“When War Helps Civil-Military Relations – Prolonged Interstate Conflict and the Reduced Risk of Coup Attempts,” with Varun Piplani, Journal of Conflict Resolution, February, 2015.
“The U.S. just leaked its war plan in Iraq. Why?” with Joshua Rovner, SSP alum, The Washington Post Monkey Cage Blog, February 27, 2015.
Christopher Twomey, SSP alum
“Chinese Sources and Chinese Strategy,” with Taylor Fravel, Faculty, RealClearDefense Blog, February 23, 2015.
“Projecting Strategy: The Myth of Chinese Counter-Intervention,” with Taylor Fravel, Washington Quarterly, January 26, 2015.
“Introduction: Dangerous Dynamism in Asia’s Nuclear Future,” Asia Policy, no. 19 (January, 2015), pp 1-4.
“US- China Strategic Dialogue, Phase VIII,” PASC Report 2014-008, with Michael Glosny, SSP alum, and Ryan Jacobs, December 2014.
Stephen Van Evera, Faculty
“European Militaries and the Origins of World War I,” in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict, Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller, eds.m (Belfoer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2015).
“U.S. Social Science and International Relations,” War On The Rocks, February 9, 2015.
Paul Walker, alum
“Syrian Chemical Weapons Destruction: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead,” Arms Control Today, Vol. 44, No. 10, (December 2014), pp. 8-17.
David Weinberg, alum
“Saudi King Salman’s Audacious Power Play,” The National Interest, February 2, 2015.
“King Salman’s Shady History,” Foreign Policy, January 27, 201
“New Saudi King Won’t Change a Thing,” The National Interest, January 24, 2015.
“The Turkey-Hamas Nexus,” The National Interest, January 16, 2015.
“‘Rapprochement’ Aside, Egypt and Qatar Remain Rivals,” Now Lebanon, December 29, 2014.
“Qatar and Terror Finance – Part 1: Negligence,” Monograph, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, December 10, 2014.
Jim Walsh, Research Associate
“It’s a Good Day to Be an American,” Senate CIA Torture Report Release: Expert Reaction, The Conversation, December 9, 2014.
“50 Years After Gilpatrick: Reflections on Nuclear Age,” in ‘Reassessing the Global Nuclear Order- Past, Present and Future,” H-Diplo, 2015.
“Congress and the Future of the Iran Talks,” with Thomas Pickering and William Luers, Arms Control Today, Vol. 45 (January/February 2015).