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International Intervention and the Rule of Law after Civil War: Evidence from Liberia

April 2019

What are the effects of international intervention on the rule of law after civil war?

Not Just a War Theory: American Public Opinion on Ethics in Combat

October 2018

This article assesses American public attitudes toward the just war principles of proportionality, due care and distinction.

The Elusive Goal of Global Food Security

February 2018

Ending world hunger is a universal goal, yet progress and social awareness of the issue waxes and wanes in the course of broader political and economic developments.

Red Leviathan: Authority and Violence in Revolutionary Political Culture

December 2017

As Mao euphemistically remarked, revolutions are not dinner parties. Violence is to be expected when political regimes are overturned.

Militants, Criminals, and Warlords - The Challenge of Local Governance in an Age of Disorder

November 2017

The sovereign state is frequently held up as the legitimate source of domestic order and an important provider of public goods in any society, regardless of regime type.

Introducing the AMAR (All Minorities at Risk) Data

August 2017

The article introduces the All Minorities at Risk (AMAR) data, a sample of socially recognized and salient ethnic groups.

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

The Economic Costs of Drug-Trafficking Violence in Mexico

June 2017

The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

When Science Brought Americans and Russians Together

April 2017

Siegfried Hecker describes the scientific collaboration that took place between Russian and American nuclear weapons laboratories following the end of the Cold War.

Architects of Occupation

April 2017

The Allied occupation of Japan is remembered as the "good occupation." An American-led coalition successfully turned a militaristic enemy into a stable and democratic ally.

Conditions of military contestation in populist Latin America

March 2017

Latin America experienced recurring episodes of populism, and of military reaction against populists, during the twentieth century, frequently ending in coups d’état.

Centrality of margins: The British campaigns in the Middle East during the Great War

December 2016

The name "world war" was given to the war of 1914-1918 because of its kaleidoscopic character: its fronts extended from the East to the West, on several seas and several continents. Yet the memory...

Genocide: A World History (New Oxford World History)

December 2016

Genocide occurs in every time period and on every continent. Using the 1948 U.N.

Separating Fact from Fiction in the Debate over Drone Proliferation

November 2016

What are the consequences of drone proliferation for international security?

Ungoverned Spaces: Alternatives to state authority in an era of softened sovereignty (edited volume)

November 2016

"Ungoverned spaces" are often cited as key threats to national and international security and are increasingly targeted by the international community for external interventions—both armed and...

Sources of variation in under-5 mortality across sub-Saharan Africa: a spatial analysis

October 2016

The ongoing decline in under-5 mortality ranks among the most significant public and population health successes of the past 30 years.

Attribution of Malicious Cyber Incidents: From Soup to Nuts

September 2016

Attribution of malicious cyber activities is a deep issue about which confusion and disquiet can be found in abundance.

Divergent Memories: Opinion Leaders and the Asia-Pacific War

July 2016

No nation is free from the charge that it has a less-than-complete view of the past.

This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

May 2016

In the next decade and a half, China and India will become two of the world’s indispensable powers—whether they rise peacefully or not.

Conditional Cash Transfers, Civil Conflict, and Insurgent Influence

January 2016

Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are an increasingly popular tool for reducing poverty in conflict affected areas.

Threats, Alliances, and Electorates: Why Taiwan's Defense Spending Has Fallen as China's Has Risen

November 2015

 Over the past 20 years, the military balance between the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan has rapidly shifted.

The Rise and Fall of Non-Aligned Mediation, 1961-1966

September 2015

From its inception, the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) considered itself to be a moderating force in the cold war and in the post-colonial world.

Two Roads to Belgrade: The United States, Great Britain, and the First Nonaligned Conference

September 2015

In 1961, at the height of the Berlin crisis, the United States and Great Britain simultaneously struggled to adopt effective policies toward the first meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in...

Stalin and Intelligence: Barbarossa and the Bomb (chapter)

August 2015

In an unusually well-documented contribution on Russian secret intelligence, David Holloway posits reasons for Stalin’s unpreparedness in 1940-1941.

People

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Portrait of Prof. Andrew Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Joseph Felter Lecturer
Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
Asfandyar Mir Postdoctoral Fellow
Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
David Elliott Affiliate