Policy and Analysis


The Roots of Restraint in War (co-investigator), International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2018 (chapter on law/ethics training in state armed forces, with the Australian Army and Philippine Army)


Political Violence at a Glance, “Trump’s Casual Approach to War Crimes Has Grave Implications,” January 10, 2020 (with Thomas Gift).

The Hill, “The Unpardonable Pardon of Eddie Gallagher,” December 31, 2019 (with Thomas Gift).

War on the Rocks, “War Crimes Pardons and What They Mean for the Military,” December 5, 2019 (with Thomas Gift).

The Hill, “Pardoning War Crimes Dishonors the Military,” November 15, 2019 (with Thomas Gift).

The Conversation, “Trump and the Problem with Pardons,” May 26, 2019.

Political Violence at a Glance, “What Are the Roots of Restraint?” July 3, 2018.

Newsweek, “Syria, Chemical Weapons and the Limits of International Law,” April 16, 2018 (published online by The Conversation)

Just Security, “Syria, Chemical Weapons, and a Qualitative Threshold for Humanitarian Intervention,” April 10, 2018

Newsweek, “Trump Threatens to ‘Corrode the Ethical Core’ of the Military,January 23, 2017 (also published online by The Conversation)

Foreign Policy, The Best Defense (Tom Ricks), “We need to understand what we mean when we talk about command climate,” May 30, 2013 (with Maj. Kurt Sanger, USMC).