Recent Scholarly Publications

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Making the Afghan Civil-Military Imbalance Conducive to Democratization

December 2012

In-conflict state building generates unbalanced civil-military relations in the host state due to an inevitable civil-military gap.

Values and History in U.S.-South Korean Relations

October 2010

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Military-related sexual trauma among Veterans Health Administration patients returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.

June 2010

We examined military-related sexual trauma among deployed Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans.

Domestic and International Influences on the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1991) and Russia's Initial Transition to Democracy (1993)

March 2009

Before the democracy promotion efforts of Iraq or Afghanistan in the early 21st century, there was the Soviet Union in the late 20th century.

Explaining Suicide Terrorism: A Review Essay

January 2007

The current trend toward suicide bombings began in Lebanon in the early 1980s. The practice soon spread to civil conflicts in Sri Lanka, the Kurdish areas of Turkey, and Chechnya.

Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040

December 2006

By most estimates, global consumption of natural gas - a cleaner-burning alternative to coal and oil - will double by 2030.

Homeland Security: A New Strategic Paradigm?

December 2006

How has the threat of catastrophic terrorism reshaped the strategic environment?

Electoral Systems and Democracy

July 2006

The newest volume in the acclaimed Journal of Democracy series addresses electoral systems and democracy.

What Went Wrong and Right in Iraq

December 2005

Bestselling author Francis Fukuyama brings together esteemed academics, political analysts, and practitioners to reflect on the U.S.

Law, Just War, and the International Fight Against Terrorism: Is it War?

December 2005

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Policy Coherence and Incoherence: The Domestic Politics of American Democracy Promotion

December 2005

This paper argues that it is difficult to understand the effects of American democracy promotion abroad without examining the bureaucratic context from which the policy emerges at home.

What to Do about Russia

October 2005

In his first term in office, President George W. Bush established and nurtured a close personal relationship with Russian President Vladimir V. Putin.

Addressing State Failure

July 2005

In today's increasingly interconnected world, weak and failed states pose an acute risk to U.S. and global security.

A Transatlantic Strategy to Promote Democratic Development in the Broader Middle East

April 2005

Since the September 11 attacks, a number of U.S.

Reestablishing the Judicial System in Afghanistan

September 2004

This paper first discusses the current situation in Afghanistan, including ongoing security issues and the status of state institutions.

Psychology of Appeasement, The

July 2004

As U.S. foreign policy has grown more assertive in the wake of the September 11 attacks, critics both at home and abroad have become ever more voluble in their objections.

International Gas in Central Asia: Turkmenistan, Iran, Russia and Afghanistan

May 2004

This paper explores the reasons why Turkmenistan has found it so difficult to market its natural gas.

Anti-Americanism in Europe: A Cultural Problem

March 2004

Since September 11, 2001, the attitudes of Europeans toward the United States have grown increasingly more negative.

Rethinking the 'Reagan Doctrine' in Angola

January 1990

The American policy of assisting "freedom fighters" in their struggle against "Marxist" regimes in the Third World- the so-called Reagan Doctrine- represents one of the most significant foreign...


jensen Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
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