SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (for a full list please see my c.v.)
British India WWI recruitment poster in Urdu.
"Who will take this uniform, money and rifle? The one who will join the army."
Source: Imperial War Museum
"When an Immovable Object Meets an Irresistible Force: Military Popularity and Affective Partisanship," Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War, eds. Rise Brooks, Lionel Beehner, and Dan Maurer (London: Oxford, 2021).
“Too Important to Be Left to the Admirals: The Need to Study Maritime Great Power Competition,” with Peter J. Dombrowski, Security Studies, 29, no. 4 (August 2020)
“Cruising for a Bruising: Maritime Competition in an Anti-Access Age,” with Peter J. Dombrowski, Security Studies, 29, no. 4 (August 2020)
“The Economics of War and Peace,” Oxford University Press Handbook of International Security, eds. Alexandra Gheciu and William Wohlforth (London: Oxford, 2018)
"Slowing the Proliferation of Major Conventional Weapons: The Virtues of an Uncompetitive Market." Ethics and International Affairs 31. no. 4 (Winter 2017) pp. 401-418.
"Military Technology and the Duration of Civil Conflict," with Todd Sechser. International Studies Quarterly, 1, no. 3 (September 2017), pp. 704-720.
“When human capital threatens the Capitol: Foreign aid in the form of military training and coups,” with Jesse Dillon Savage, Journal of Peace Research, 54, no. 4 (2017) pp. 542–557.
"Who's Arming Asia?" with Ethan Kapstein. Survival 58, no. 2 (April/May 2016) pp. 167-184
“Aiming at Doves: Experimental Evidence of Military Images' Political Effects,” with Yanna Krupnikov. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 61, no. 7 (2017) pp. 1482-1509
“Neoconservatism, Neoclassical Realism, and the Narcissism of Small Differences,” After Liberalism: The Future of Liberalism in International Relations, eds. Rebekka Friedman, Kevork Oskanian, and Ramon Pardo (London: Palgrave, 2013).
“Arms Away: How Washington Squandered its Monopoly on Weapons Sales,” with Ethan Kapstein. Foreign Affairs 91, no. 5 (September/October 2012), pp. 125-132 (ungated html version here).
"Explaining U.S. Military Strategy in Vietnam: Thinking Clearly about Causation." International Security 35, no. 3 (Winter 2010/11), pp. 124-143.
"Power and Democratic Weakness: Neoconservatism and Neoclassical Realism." Millennium 38, no. 3 (May 2010), pp. 593-614.
"The Myth of Military Myopia: Democracy, Small Wars, and Vietnam." International Security 34, no. 3 (Winter 2009/10), 119-157.
“United States Hegemony and the New Economics of Defense.” Security Studies 16, no. 4 (October–December 2007), 597–613.