Journal Articles and Book Chapters (Non-Peer Reviewed)

“Nuclear Weapons and Sino-Indian Security Relations,” with S. Paul Kapur, Defence Primer 2018: An Indian Military in Transformation?, Pushan Das and Harsh Pant, eds. (Observer Research Foundation: New Delhi, April 2018). LINK

“India’s Nuclear-Armed Submarines: Deterrence or Danger?” The Washington Quarterly Vol. 39, no. 3 (Fall 2016). LINK


“Deterring War or Courting Disaster: An Analysis of Nuclear Weapons in the Indian Ocean,” Naval Postgraduate School, March 2015. LINK

Technical Reports Co-Authored for Naval Postgraduate School

“South Asian Stability Workshop 2.0: A Crisis Simulation Exercise,” with Feroz Khan, Andrew Giesey, and Ryan Morgan (January 2016). LINK

“Escalation Management and Crisis De-escalation in South Asia,” with Feroz Khan (December 2015).

“Navy Strategy Development: Strategy in the 21st Century,” with James Russell, James Wirtz, Donald Abenheim, and Thomas-Durrell Young (June 2015). LINK

“Battlefield Nuclear Weapons and Deterrence Strategies: Phase III,” with Feroz Khan (February 2015). LINK

“Strategic Stability in the 21st Century: A U.S.-Russia Track II Strategic Dialogue,” with Mikhail Tsypkin (October 2014). LINK

“Battlefield Nuclear Weapons and Deterrence Strategies: Phase II,” with Feroz Khan and Ryan French (September 2013).

Articles and Op-Eds (2013 and earlier)

Pistol-Whipped, Fall 2013, Democracy Journal, Issue #30.

Moving Forward With Tactical Vehicles, May 2012, Defense Technology International.

Nowhere to Hide, April 2012 issue of Defense Technology International.

Ask the Experts: Where Are the Women in Foreign Policy? March 8, 2012 at Micah Zenko’s blog at Council on Foreign Relations.

Women Under Siege Conflict Profile: Libya, January 2012 as part of the Women Under Siege project.

Women in War, Women in Peace, November 8, 2011 at

Viktor Bout Convicted of Terrorism Conspiracy Charges – Not Arms Trafficking – And Why It Matters, November 4, 2011 at UN Dispatch

Security Council Formally Recognizes Threat of Libya’s Missing Missiles, November 1, 2011 at UN Dispatch.

Can the World Finally Find Consensus on Cluster Bombs?, September 23, 2011 at

Review of Bin Laden’s Legacy: Why We’re Still Losing the War on Terror, September 15, 2011 at National Defense University Press Blog

How Amnesty International Helped Enforce the Cluster Bomb Treaty, September 6, 2011 at UN Dispatch.

Russia Arms Deal With Bahrain Shows Why We Need an Arms Trade Treaty, August 29, 2011 at UN Dispatch.

Massive Italian Weapons Cache Goes Missing, Possibly Given to Libyan Rebels, July 20, 2011 at UN Dispatch.

How American Guns Proliferate in Mexico and Fuel Drug Violence, July 6, 2011 at

The Arms Trade Treaty Will Not Affect Your Ability to Buy Guns, June 8, 2011 at UN Dispatch.

How the World Let Qaddafi Get Cluster Bombs, April 29, 2011 at

The Global Risk of Arming Libya’s Rebels, April 6, 2011 at