“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.
“The Case for Doing Nothing in Iraq,” politico.com, June 16, 2014.
“Ukraine: Part of America’s ‘Vital Interests’? ” The National Interest, May 12, 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.