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Recent Scholarly Publications

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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?

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.

Peace on a Knife's Edge: The Inside Story of Roh Moo-hyun's North Korea Policy

February 2018

Peace on a Knife’s Edge is the translation of Lee Jong-Seok's 2014 memoir of South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun's efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula in the face of opposition at home...

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.

Poor Man’s Atomic Bomb? Exploring the Relationship between “Weapons of Mass Destruction”

November 2013

Abstract The causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation have received a great deal ofacademic attention. However, nuclear weapons are rarely discussed in isolation in policycircles.

A Winning Gambit

September 2012

CISAC Co-Director Siegfried Hecker explains why nuclear arms states stand to gain more than they lose by ratifying the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).

Rape Reporting During War: Why the Numbers Don't Mean What You Think They Do

August 2011

First page of the article: Reports of sexual violence during the ongoing unrest in Libya have captured headlines across the world.

Strife and Secession in Sudan

July 2011

Abstract In January 2011, the people of the southern provinces of Sudan voted nearly unanimously to declare the independence of South Sudan from the North.

Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World

December 2010

Ethnic Europe examines the increasingly complex ethnic challenges facing the expanding European Union.

Can Development Aid Contribute to Social Cohesion after Civil War? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 2009

Civil war is very common in the developing world, with harmful welfare effects when it occurs.

Social Conflict and Political Violence in Africa

April 2009

A growing fraction of the world's civil wars seem to be breaking out on the African continent, and in the last few decades it has acquired a reputation as a hotbed of violence and warfare.  Social...

Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats

March 2009

The post-World War II fabric of global security, designed and maintained by the United States, has dangerously frayed.

Proliferation of International Dispute Settlement Mechanisms: The Threat of Fragmentation vs. the Promise of a More Effective System? - Some Reflections from the Perspective of Investment Arbitration

December 2008

(From the introduction) For more than a decade, international lawyers and international relations scholars have been fascinated by an ever-increasing number of international courts and tribunals....

Africa's Revolutionary Deficit

July 2007

Somalia is once again on the front page--and the news isn't pretty.

Diversity, Conflict, and Democracy: Some Evidence from Eurasia and East Europe

December 2006

Does diversity endanger democracy? Ethnic composition is often thought to affect democracy by means of its influence on the probability of violent civil conflict.

Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence

October 2006

Some rebel groups abuse noncombatant populations, while others exhibit restraint.

Postcolonial Moment in Security Studies, The

April 2006

In this article, we critique the Eurocentric character of security studies as it has developed since World War II.

Terrorism and North-South Relations

February 2006

Contemporary terrorism is rarely discussed through the lens of North-South relations.

Power Positions: International Organizations, Social Networks, and Conflict

February 2006

A growing number of international relations scholars argue that intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) promote peace.

Primary Commodity Exports and Civil War

December 2005

Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler at Oxford University have reported that countries with a higher percentage of national income from primary commodity exports have been more prone to civil war, an...

Resources and the Information Problem in Rebel Recruitment

August 2005

How does the resource base of a rebel group impact its membership, structure, and behavior?

Rebuilding Weak States

January 2005

The turmoil caused by weak and failing states gravely threatens U.S. security, yet Washington is doing little to respond.

Are Soldiers Less War-Prone Than Statesmen?

December 2004

The dominant (though contested) wisdom among international relations scholars is that military officers tend to be more cautious than their civilian counterparts about initiating the use of force....

Separatist Wars, Partition, and World Order

July 2004

Should ethnonationalist wars be resolved by formally partitioning states?

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thumbnail ddo photo Joseph Felter Lecturer
sgsb 0644 saumitra jhart web preview Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
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lapidus Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
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