Peace, War, and Security Policy

Allied Air Attacks and Civilian Harm in Italy, 1940–1945: Bombing among Friends (London: Routledge, 2023).

Review of Disarmament in the Time of Perestroika: Arms Control and the End of the Soviet Union by Scott Ritter, Peace & Change, 6 March 2023.

Russia’s Warfare by War Crime and US ResponsibilityH-Diplo Essay 425, Commentary Series on Putin’s War, 29 March 2022.

Randall Forsberg and the Nuclear Freeze Movement: Selected Materials from the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies Archive, December 2021, introduction to online digital collection (with Agniezska Nimark).

Wilson’s ideas, Carr’s critique and the role of Russia in the post-Soviet space, in Enrico Fassi and Vittorio Emanuele Parsi, eds., Liberal World Order and Beyond (Milan: Vita & Pensiero, 2021).

Racism or common humanity? Depictions of Italian civilians under Allied war and occupation, Occupied Italy, vol. 1, no. 1 (September 2021).

Rejoining Iran nuclear deal is not easy, interview with Niloofar Adibnia, Iranian Labour News Agency, 18 March 2021.

The Pitfalls and Promises of Human Rights Claims in the Chechen Wars: Russia at the European Court, European Review of International Studies, vol. 7 (2020).

Fakhrizadeh assassination deliberately intended to hinder return to JCPOA, interview with Mohammad Mazhari, Tehran Times, 8 December 2020.

Introduction to roundtable discussion of Randall Caroline Watson Forsberg, Toward A Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs, H-Diplo Roundtable XXII-9, 19 October 2020.

Myron Taylor and the Bombing of Rome: The Limits of Law and Diplomacy, Diplomacy & Statecraft, vol. 31, no. 2 (June 2020).

Chechnya, Yeltsin, and Clinton: The Massacre at Samashki in April 1995 and the US Response to Russia’s War in Chechnya, introductory essay and summary of declassified documents, National Security Archive Briefing Book #702, edited with Svetlana Savranskaya, 15 April 2020.

Blurring the Borders of a New Discipline: The Achievements and Prospects of Pugwash History, in Science, (Anti-)Communism and Diplomacy: The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs in the Early Cold War, Alison Kraft and Carola Sachse, eds. (Leiden: Brill, 2019).

Introduction to The Pugwash Conferences and the Global Cold War: Scientists, Transnational Networks, and the Complexity of Nuclear Histories, H-Diplo Article Review Forum 852, 25 April 2019.

Globalization and International Conflict: An Introduction, Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, vol. 53, no. 1 (2019).

EU is under considerable pressure from the United States regarding SPV, interview with Niloofar Adibnia, Iranian Labour News Agency, 29 January 2019.

Review of The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence, by Siniša ​Malešević, Journal of Peace Research book note, 7 January 2019.

A Response to Gregg Herken’s review of Daniel Ellsberg, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, H-Diplo, 1 March 2018.

Yeltsin’s War in ChechnyaNew York Review of Books, 18 January 2018.

Why We Fight Wars, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 May 2017.

Bombes de gros calibre, armes nucléaires et drones : un siècle de trajectoires d’évolution, Violence de masse et Résistance – Réseau de recherche, Sciences Po, 27 January 2017.

Blockbusters, Nukes, and Drones: trajectories of change over a century, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 14, issue 23, no. 3, 1 December 2016.

Is War Too Easy? Perspectives on Politics, vol. 14, no. 1 (March 2016).

How the end of the Cold War ended, in Uses of ‘the West’: Security and the Politics of Order, Gunther Hellman and Benjamin Herborth, eds. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Paradoxes of violence and self-determination, Ethnopolitics, vol. 14, no. 5 (August 2015).

Crisi ucraina, radici storiche e possibili soluzioni (The Ukrainian crisis, historical roots and possible solutions), Vita e Pensiero (Milan), no. 1 (January-February 2015).

L’illegalità dei droni [The illegality of drones], Il Margine (Trento), vol. 33, no. 3 (2013), interview conducted by Mirco Elena.

A “War on Terror” by any other name…What did Obama change? Publication 2012-02, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University (English version of the Epilogue to the ill-fated and ultimately non-existent Arabic translation of Law, Ethics, and the War on Terror), revised February 2013.

 Revisiting the Helsinki Principles: Are They Still Relevant to European Security? in Crisis and Change: The Geopolitics of Global Governance, Simona Beretta and Roberto Zoboli, eds. (Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 2012).

War and Separatism, interview, Post-War Watch, 6 February 2012.

Atomic Ambivalence: Italy’s Evolving Attitude towards Nuclear Weapons, in Italy’s Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century, Giampiero Giacomello and Bertjan Verbeek, eds.,  (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011).

Nuclear Abolition or Nuclear Umbrella: Choices and Contradictions in US Proposals, in Getting to Zero: The Path to Nuclear Disarmament, Catherine McArdle Kelleher and Judith Reppy, eds. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011).

Coping with 9/11: Alternatives to the War Paradigm, report for Eisenhower Study Group project, Burdens of War, Brown University (June 2011)

The Dangerous Study of Peace and the Risk to Academic Freedom, International Studies Perspectives (2007) 8, 376-383.

Introduction to Peace Studies: Critical Concepts in Political Science, 4 vols. (London: Routledge, 2005).

Transnational organizations and the Cold War, in The Cambridge History of the Cold War, vol. 3, Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad, eds. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

One or Many? Western Approaches to Security, in Security in the West: Evolution of a Concept, Giampiero Giacomello and R. Craig Nation, eds. (Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 2009).

Cooperation Theory and Disarmament Negotiations in the 1950s, World Politics, vol. 42, no. 4 (July 1990).

Issue-Area and Foreign Policy Revisited, International Organization, vol. 43, no. 1 (Winter 1989).

Case Studies and Theories of the Arms RaceBulletin of Peace Proposals, vol. 17, no. 2 (June 1986).

Why the Soviets Buy the Weapons They DoWorld Politics, vol. 36, no. 4 (July 1984).

The Paradox of State Strength: Transnational Relations, Domestic Structures, and Security Policy in Russia and the Soviet Union, International Organization, vol. 49, no. 1 (Winter 1995).

The New Soviet Approach to SecurityWorld Policy Journal, vol. 3, no. 4 (Fall 1986).

Offense or Defense: A Tale of Two CommissionsWorld Policy Journal, vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall 1983).

Military Influence in Soviet Politics: Red Militarism or National Security Consensus? in David Carlton and Carlo Schaerf, eds., The Arms Race in the Era of Star Wars (London: Macmillan, 1988).

Stalin’s Postwar Army Reappraised, International Security, vol. 7, no. 3 (Winter 1982-1983).

The ‘Soviet Threat’: Intentions, Capabilities, and Context, Diplomatic History, vol. 22, no. 3 (Summer 1998).

Current Trends in Soviet Thinking on Weapons Development, summary of conference paper, in Shai Feldman, ed., Technology and Strategy: Future Trends (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1989).

Why Russia Opposes Expansion: NATO Stay Away From My Door, The Nation, 5 June 1995.

Rough-and-Tumble World: Men Writing about Gender and War, review of War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa, by Joshua Goldstein, in Perspectives on Politics, vol. 1, no. 2 (June 2003).

Wars without End, The Bookpress, vol. 13, no. 2 (March 2003).

Iraq and Beyond: The New U.S. National Security Strategy, Peace Studies Program Occasional Paper #27 (January 2003), with Maria Fanis, Barry Strauss, and Jonathan Kirshner.

Scofflaw Diplomacy, The Bookpress, vol. 12, no. 7 (November 2002).

United States and Asian Security, Peace Studies Program Occasional Paper #26 (May 2002), co-editor with Judith Reppy.

New Thinking in Foreign Policy, The Nation, 13 June 1987.

The West German Peace Movement, International Security, vol. 11, no. 2 (Fall 1986).

Russia Looks West: The Myth of ‘Hostage Europe,’ The Nation, 7 May 1983.

Military Spending, Harvard Crimson, 19 March 1981, coauthor with Tim Gardner and Murray Gold.

United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War, Trip to USSR (December 1984)(United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War, unpublished).

Innovation and the Arms Race: How the United States and the Soviet Union Develop New Military Technologies (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1988; paperback, 1989).

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