Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy, Cornell University Press, 2014.
“Western Interventions and Occupations as Threatened Orders,” written for the Collaborative Research Centre 923 Project on Threatened Orders, Tuebingen University, Germany, published in Aufruhr-Katastophe-Konkurrenz-Zerfall: Bedrohte Ordnungen als Thema der Kulturwissenschaften, Ewald Frie and Mischa Meier, editors, Mohr Siebeck: 2014.
“Guilt, Shame, Balts, Jews,” Confronting Memories of World War II: European and Aisan Legacies (Jackson School Publications in International Studies), Daniel Chirot, Gi-Wok Shin, and Daniel Sneider, editors, University of Washington Press, 2014.
“Roles and Mechanisms of Insurgency and the Conflict in Syria's War,” Project on Middle East Political Science, Briefing 22, December 2013.
“Pull Back: The Case for a Less Activist Foreign Policy,” Foreign Affairs, January-February 2013.
“Identity, Rationality, and Emotion in the Processes of State Disintegration and Reconstruction,” Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics, Kanchan Chandra, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012.
“Varieties of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2003-2009,” case study prepared for the Naval War College Center for Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups (with Jon Lindsay), November, 2011.
“Overkill, (part of “The Containment Conundrum: How Dangerous is a Nuclear Iran?”)” Foreign Affairs, July-August 2010, pp. 160-163.
“Revenge or Reconciliation: Theory and Method of Emotions in the Context of Colombia's Peace Process,” Law in Peace Negotiations, Morten Bergsmo and Pablo Kalmonowitz eds., (with Sarah Zukerman), Torkel Opsahl: 2010.
“Emerging Multipolarity: Why Should We Care?,” Current History (November 2009), pp. 347-352.
Breakthroughs: Armored Offensives in Western Europe 1944. With Eric Heginbotham, Nick Beldecos, Kevin Oliveau, Jonathan Ladinsky, Brian Nichiporuk, Eugene Gholz, and Ken Pollack. July 2009.
“Restraining Order,” The American Interest, Vol. 3, No. 3, January-February 2008, pp. 94-97.
Inadvertent Escalation: Conventional War and Nuclear Risks, Cornell University Press 1992.
The Sources of Military Doctrine: France, Britain, and Germany Between the World Wars, Cornell University Press 1986.