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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.

Nuclear Strategies in China and Beyond

April 29, 2016

On April 29, 2016 Charles Glaser, M. Taylor Fravel, and Caitlin Talmadge were recently featured on the Wilson Center's Kissinger Institute's panel on "Nuclear Strategies in China and Beyond." They assessed nuclear policy options and the strategic and technological dimensions of a hyptohetical Sino-American nuclear conflict. 

To listen to the podcast and download the panelist's publications, please visit the website