Immense Fear over a Limited Threat to Americans
The New York Times (Online). December 15, 2015.
Terrorism in the American Psyche
Foreign Affairs. December 10, 2015.
To Fight ISIS, Leave Assad in Power
Time.com. November 17, 2015.
The Dangers of Alarmism
Prio.org. September 2, 2015.
Why the ISIS Threat Is Totally Overblown
The Week. July 23, 2015.
The Foreign Policy Essay: Can Terrorists be Scared Straight?
The Lawfare Institute. April 9, 2015.
What Terrorists Are Really Angry About
CNN.com. February 26, 2015.
Terrorism Poses No Existential Threat to America. We Must Stop Pretending Otherwise
The Guardian. February 24, 2015.
America’s Terrorism Fear Factory Rolls On
National Interest (Online). January 17, 2015.
How French Intelligence Missed the Charlie Hebdo Terrorists
TIME. January 14, 2015.
The Islamic State Will Probably be Defeated, but It’s Not Thanks to President Obama
Washington Post (Online). September 16, 2014.
Are We Overspending on Stopping Terrorism?
CNN.com. September 10, 2014.
Iraq Syndrome Redux
Foreign Affairs. June 18, 2014.
What Americans Get That the Foreign Policy Elite Doesn’t
Huffington Post. May 30, 2014.
Has the Threat from Terrorism Been Exaggerated?
Commentator. January 8, 2014.
Targeting Needles, or Adding More Hay?
The Indian Express. November 13, 2013.
Syria: It Wasn’t Isolationism
National Interest (Online). October 14, 2013.
America Is Spending Too Much on Defense
Slate. October 3, 2013.
Are Terror Warnings Pointless?
Slate. August 7, 2013.
Three Questions about NSA Surveillance
Chronicle of Higher Education. June 13, 2013.
Obama’s Boundless War
National Interest (Online). May 29, 2013.
Finally Talking Terror Sensibly
National Interest (Online). May 24, 2013.
Erase the Red Line
Foreign Affairs. April 30, 2013.
Hapless, Disorganized, and Irrational
Slate. April 22, 2013.
History and Nuclear Rationality
National Interest (Online). November 19, 2012.