Learn about the books, reports, and journal articles our faculty have published.

Articles and Reports

Afghanistan’s Legacy: Emerging Lessons of an Ongoing War

June 01, 2014

Stephen Biddle, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs;  “Afghanistan’s Legacy: Emerging Lessons of an Ongoing War,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 37, No. 2 (Summer 2014), pp. 73-86

Interstate Relations, Perceptions, and Power Balance: Explaining China’s Policies Toward Ethnic Groups, 1949–1965

February 25, 2014

Harris Mylonas, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, co-authored an article for Security Studies.
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Video: Stephen Biddle's Talk on U.S. Policy Against the Islamic State

On Monday, December 4 Professor Stephen Biddle unpacked the problems with the U.S. military approach against the Islamic State and presented three options that the U.S. military can choose. If you missed the talk or would like to share it, the video is now available! 

SPS Program Awarded FAO Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative Contract

The Security Policy Studies program, led by Joanna Spear, associate professor of international affairs, was awarded a competitive contract for the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative. This program, beginning in July 2015, will provide FAOs with advanced understanding and analysis of the most current regional security affairs, and the impact of regional activities on interagency and joint operations.

Enhancing U.S. Support for Peace Operations in Africa

In this Council on Foreign Relations Special Report, Paul D. Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.