Publications

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Non-Traditional Security Dilemmas: Can Military Operations Other Than War Intensify Security Competition?,” Asian Security, (Forthcoming). [PDF]

“Air Power in Peace Operations: Reexamined,” International Peacekeeping, Vol.  18, No. 4. (August 2011). [PDF]

“Dragon Boats: Assessing China’s Participation in Horn of Africa Anti-Piracy Operations,” Defense and Security Analysis, Vol. 26, No. 2. (June 2010). [PDF]

“Offensive Airpower with Chinese Characteristics: Development, Capabilities, and Intentions,” Air and Space Power Journal, Vol. 21, No. 3. (Fall 2007). Reprinted in Chinese, Portuguese, and Spanish. [PDF]

BOOK CHAPTER

“Eyes and Ears of Freedom: The Intelligence Backbone of Washington’s Drone Program,” in Brian G. Williams (ed.), Reapers (Forthcoming, 2018).

OPINION AND COMMENTARY

“How Trump Can Back Up from North Korea Comments,” Political Violence @ a Glance, 11 August 2017.

“So China seized a U.S. drone submarine? Welcome to the future of international conflict,” Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (Online), 23 December 2016.

“New Declaration Unlikely to Reduce UAV Proliferation,” Lawfare (Online), 20 November 2016.

Now that Turkey Shot Down a Russian Bomber, What Does Escalation Look Like?,” War on the Rocks (Online), 27 November 2015.

“A South China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone,” Project for the Study of the 21st Century World (Online), 1 June 2015.

“Top Gun With Chinese Characteristics: Time to Clip the Wings of China’s Mavericks,” The National Interest (Online),  4 September 2014.

 “Too Close for Comfort,” South China Morning Post, 21 March 2014. (Also published online as “Fraught Search for MH370 May Harden Regional Rivalries”)

SELECTED WORKING PAPERS AND PROJECTS

“Backing Up, Not Backing Down: Mitigating Audience Costs Through Policy Substitution.” (Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Peace Research).

“Foreign Recruitment by State Militaries.” (With Kolby Hanson, Revise and Resubmit at Security Studies).

“Reconceptualizing Reassurance: The Effects of Military Technology on Alliance Assurances.” (With Brian Blankenship, March 2018).

“Continuing Compliance: International Agreements as Political Cover.” (March 2017).