Russian and Soviet Politics

The Gorbachev Moment – and Why It Was So Brief, Russian History, vol. 4 (2022).

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

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).

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).

Review of The Firebird: The Elusive Fate of Russian Democracy by Andrei Kozyrev, Journal of Peace Research book note, 14 August 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.

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

Resucitar la vieja URSS, interview with Esther Sanz Sieteiglesias, La Razón (Madrid), 22 November 2017.

La venganza por Siria, interview with Esther Sanz Sieteiglesias, La Razón (Madrid), 5 April 2017.

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).

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

La Russia può essere di nuovo un nemico? [Could Russia become an enemy again?], Vita e Pensiero (Milan), no. 6 (November-December) 2008.

The Chechen Conflict at 18: Historical and International Perspectives, in Quaderni di Relazioni Internazionali, no. 8 (October) 2008.

Is Putin the New de Gaulle? A Comparison of the Chechen and Algerian Wars, Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 21, no. 4, (October-December 2005).

Ingushetia as Microcosm of Putin’s Reforms, Global Dialogue, vol. 7, nos. 3-4 (Summer/Autumn 2005).

Zostawcie noże w szatni [Leave the knives in the cloakroom], Forum (Warsaw), no. 37, 13-19 September 2004.

Cecenia, la forza non basta [Chechnya, force is not enough], La Stampa (Turin), 30 August 2004.

Chechnya’s Russia Problem, Current History (October 2003).

Geopolitika i budushchee Rossiiskoi Federatsii [Geopolitics and the Future of the Russian Federation], Polis: Politicheskie issledovaniia (Moscow), no. 2 (March) 2002.

Russia’s Path to a New Regional Policy, Policy Memo No. 157, Program on New Approaches to Russian Security, October 2000.

Rebuilding Babel?  Language and Identity Change in the Former Soviet Union, unpublished review of David D. Laitin, Identity in Formation: The Russian-Speaking Populations in the Near Abroad (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998).

An Interview with Galina Starovoytova, Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 15, no. 3 (July-September 1999).

Dagestan and Chechnya: Russia’s Self-Defeating Wars, Policy Memo No. 95, Program on New Approaches to Russian Security, October 1999.

Historical Legacies and the Politics of Intervention in the Former Soviet Union, in Michael E. Brown, ed., The International Dimensions of Internal Conflict (Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, 1996).

From Each According to Its Abilities: Competing Theoretical Approaches to the Post-Soviet Energy Sector, in Celeste Wallander, ed., The Sources of Russian Conduct after the Cold War (Boulder, CO:  Westview, 1996).

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

Sources of Moderation in Soviet Security Policy, in Philip Tetlock, Robert Jervis, et al., eds., Behavior, Society, and Nuclear War, vol. 2 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).

New Politics in the Soviet Union, American Political Science Review, vol. 85, no. 4 (December 1991).

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).

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

La nueva orientación de la URSS en materia de seguridad [The new approach of the USSR to security], Afers internacionals [Barcelona], vol. 11 (1987).

Gorbachev’s Next Move, Harper’s Magazine, vol. 274, no. 1640 (January 1987).

Second-Guessing the Experts: Citizens’ Group Criticism of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Estimates of Soviet Military Policy, International History Review, vol. 19, no. 3 (August 1997).

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).

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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