Public Commentary

On Peacekeeping and the United Nations

Multilateralism in the National Interest. With Elizabeth Cousens Lawfare, Foreign Policy Essay, Sunday, October 18, 2020

Five Myths about Peacekeeping. Washington Post, Outlook, Sunday, July 14, 2019

Power in Peacekeeping. TEDxGeorgetown, February 14, 2018

Should U.N. Peacekeepers Launch Preemptive Strikes? The Cruz Report Seems to Think So. Washington Post, Monkey Cage, March 16, 2018

President Trump Wants to Cut U.N. Funding — But Peacekeeping Saves Money, as Well as Lives. Washington Post, Monkey Cage, March 31, 2017

The Kigali Principles on the Protection of Civilians: Peacekeeping or War Fighting?  Political Violence at a Glance, December 28, 2016

Peacekeeping Has Worked, But Is It Working Now?
Political Violence at a Glance, September 23, 2014

On Civil Wars

Why Civil Wars Are Lasting Longer
Foreign Affairs, February 27, 2018

How Civil Wars End
Political Violence at a Glance, February 9, 2018

Out of the Cave Podcast: Episode 6 – How Civil Wars End.

The Elusive Art of Negotiating Peace: Q&A with Lise Howard
Global Observatory, International Peace Institute, March 12, 2015

Brief Commentary

France 24, Military Times, National Public Radio, New York Times, Washington Post