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–Post-Cold War military interventions

–Alliance politics

–Political economy of security

Recent Publications


Drones: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Drone Warfare (New York, NY: Polity Press, 2014) (with John Kaag).

** Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award 2015 **

Coalitions of Convenience:  United States Military Interventions after the Cold War (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“The Institutional Design of Arms Control Agreements,” forthcoming at Foreign Policy Analysis

“Borrowing Support for War: The Effect of War Finance on Public Attitudes toward Conflict,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, forthcoming (with Gustavo Flores-Macias).

“Political Parties at War: A Study of American War Finance, 1789-2010,” American Political Science Review, Vol. 107, No. 4 (November 2013), 833-848 (with Gustavo Flores-Macias).

“The Foreign Policy Consequences of China’s Economic Rise: A Study of China’s Commercial Relations with Africa and Latin America, 1992-2006,” Journal of Politics, Vol 75, No. 2 (April 2013), 357-371 (with Gustavo Flores-Macias).

“The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Asymmetric Conflict: Legal and Moral Implications,” Polity, Vol. 44, No.2 (July 2012), 260-285 (with John Kaag).

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