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Harris Mylonas' Foreign Affairs Snapshot, "Between Trump and the Troika"

November 22, 2016

Harris Mylonas, Associate Professor of Political Science, recently published Foreign Affairs Snapshot where he discusses President Obama's visit to Greece and the potential impact of Donald Trump's victory on the Greek political system. 

Visiting Scholar Andrew Bell's Recent Article in Security Studies

October 14, 2016

Visiting Scholar Andrew Bell recently published "Military Culture and Restraint Towards Civilians at War: Examining the Ugandan Civil Wars" in the July issue of Security Studies. The article can be accessed here.

Charles Glaser's Policy Brief: Forgoing U.S. Damage-Limitation against China's Nuclear Weapons

August 22, 2016

Charles Glaser's policy brief, Forgoing U.S. Damage-Limitation against China's Nuclear Weapons, is based on his new article, "Should the U.S. Reject MAD? Damage Limitation and U.S. Nuclear Strategy Toward China," in International Security's summer 2016 issue.

Stephen Biddle's and Jacob Shapiro's New Article in the Atlantic: The Problem with Vows to the Islamic State

August 22, 2016

GW Professor Stephen Biddle and his co-author, Prof. Jacob Shapiro of Princeton, argue in the Atlantic that proposals to escalate or accelerate the campaign in Iraq and Syria in order to hasten ISIS' defeat would accomplish a lot less than commonly supposed. The problem isn't taking Mosul or Raqqa - it's what would come afterward. 

Stephen Biddle's New Short Essay with Defense One on Afghanistan

June 12, 2016

 

Stephen Biddle argues on Defense One that the United States should stop announcing fixed dates for partial withdrawals from Afghanistan, as this undermines the settlement prospects that now constitute our only chance for realizing any of our war aims in the conflict.

Recent Publications

Friends, Foes, and Foreign-Imposed Regime Change

November 01, 2017

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Friends, Foes, and Foreign-Imposed Regime Change, Michael Poznansky, Alexander B. Downes, and Lindsey A. O'Rourke, International Security 2017 42:2, 191-195 

The networked peace: Intergovernmental organizations and international conflict

October 03, 2017

Lupu, Y.   (2017).  The networked peace: Intergovernmental organizations and international conflict. Journal of peace research. ,  54 (6), p. 833 - 848. (ISSN: 0022-3433)

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It’s a Crime, but Is It a Blunder? Investigating the Military Effectiveness of Civilian Victimization

October 01, 2017

PPAlexander B. Downes"It’s a Crime, but Is It a Blunder? Investigating the Military Effectiveness of Civilian Victimization," in Civilians and Warfare in World History, ed. Nicola Foote and Nadya Williams (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018), pp. 288-312 (with Kathryn McNabb Cochran).