John Mearsheimer and the Future of the Damaged Liberal Dream, Review of John J. Mearsheimer, The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018). The National Interest, January 10, 2019.
Time to Slap a Tariff on Oil Imports?, The American Conservative, March 11, 2020
Review of Sönke Kunkel, Empire of Pictures: Global Media and the 1960s Remaking of American Foreign Policy; John A. Thompson, A Sense of Power: The Roots of America’s Global Role. American Historical Review 122 (2017): 198-99.
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“Escaping Insecurity: The American Founding and the Control of Violence,” Patrick Griffin and Robert G. Ingram, eds., Between Sovereignty and Anarchy: The Politics of Violence in the American Revolutionary Era (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2015).
“Making Peace with War: The National Security Complex and the American Purpose,” William H. Natter III and Jason Brooks, eds., American Strategy and Purpose: Reflections on Foreign Policy and National Security in an Era of Change (Lexington, MA: Council for Emerging National Security Affairs, 2014.)
“Bringing the State System Back In: The Significance of the Union in Early American History,” in Peter Onuf and Peter Thompson, eds., State and Citizen: British American and the Early United States (University of Virginia Press, 2013).
An Oppressive Power from the Beginning (Review of Eliga Gould, Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire), Library of Law and Liberty, November 10, 2013.
International Peace: One Hundred Years On, Ethics and International Affairs, Summer 2013. (Lead essay in symposium marking 100th anniversary of Carnegie Institute for Ethics and International Affairs)
“Articles of Confederation,” Michael Kazin, ed., The Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History (Princeton University Press, 2011)
In the Mirror of Antiquity: The Problem of American Empire, in Enduring Empire: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics, David Tabachnick and Toivo Koivukoski, eds. (University of Toronto Press, 2009).
“Europe’s America Dream,” Axess, (Sweden) November 2006
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The New Rome, review of Andrew J. Bacevich, American Empire, The American Conservative, January 2003
Kalter Verstand. Handelt Saddam Hussein irrational? Süddeutsche Zeitung, Nr. 263; Suite 13, November 15, 2002
Toward Universal Empire: The Dangerous Quest for Absolute Security, World Policy Journal Fall, 2002, 1-11 [excerpted and partially re-written for December 2002 issue of Harper’s (“The Course of Empire”)].
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“The Crisis of the State,” Curtis Cook, ed. Constitutional Predicament: Canada After the Referendum of 1992 (McGill Queens University Press, 1994)
The End of American History: American Security, the National Purpose, and the New World Order, in Graham Allison and Gregory Treverton, eds., Rethinking America’s Security (Norton & the American Assembly, 1992),
Migration in Law and Ethics: A Realist Perspective, in Brian Barry and Robert Goodin, eds., Free Movement (Penn State University Press, 1992).
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American Strategy: Past and Future, Michael Mandelbaum, ed., America’s Defense (Holmes and Meier, 1989).
Trivial Pursuits, (review of Walter LaFeber, The American Age: United States Foreign Policy At Home and Abroad Since 1750), The New Republic, May 1, 1989.
Bibliographical Guide to Works in International Relations and Strategic Studies, The Reader’s Catalogue (New York, 1989)