Sarah Sewall

Sarah Sewall Bibliography:

Working Papers:
     A Strategy of Conservation: American Power and the International System;”  May 1, 2008.
     “Supporting the International Criminal Court;”  September 1, 2002.

     From My Lai to Abu Ghraib: How Americans Learned to Oppose Atrocity rather than Aggression, Fainsod Room, Harvard Kennedy School;  October 4, 2012.
     Launch Event for MARO Project Publication: "Mass Atrocity Response Operations: Military Planning Handbook", U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, D.C.;  May 5, 2010.
     Carr Center 10th Anniversary Forum Event: Why Human Rights Matter: Human Rights as Public Service, JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School;  October 24, 2009.
     IOP Forum, "The Long War," guest John Philip Abizaid, JFK Jr. Forum, HKS;  November 16, 2006.
     IOP Forum: "Assessing the Military Campaign", JFK Jr. Forum, HKS;  April 1, 2003.
     IOP Forum, "Genocide in Rwanda: What Could We Have Done?", JFK Jr. Forum, HKS;  October 12, 1998.

     Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power,” Parameters-The U.S. Army War College Quarterly;  April 1, 2006.

Research Papers/Reports:
     'NATO and Complex Operations: The Challenge of Responding to Mass Atrocity' in NATO Defense College's Forum Paper 14, 'Complex Operations: NATO at War and On the Margins of War';”  July 1, 2010.
     Project on the Means of Intervention - Summary of Findings;”  September 1, 2003.
     U.S. Policy and Practice Regarding Multilateral Peace Operations;”  February 1, 2001.
     The United States and the International Criminal Court;”  September 1, 2000.
     The Internet and Human Rights;”  June 1, 2000.

Press Releases:
     Groundbreaking Study Outlines Framework for Strengthening Civil-Military Relations;”  March 19, 2009.

Opinion-Editorial Pieces:
     The military interventions we don¬ít plan for - those to protect civilians,” The Washington Post;  April 21, 2011.
     The Civil-Military Challenge,” Boston Globe;  January 29, 2009.
     Blinded by Haditha,” The New York Times;  June 13, 2006.
     Defining Success,” The Boston Globe;  January 22, 2006.
     What's the Story Behind 30,000 Iraqi Deaths?,” The Washington Post;  December 18, 2005.
     “Losing a Fighter for War's Victims,” The Boston Globe;  April 25, 2005.
     Stepping Back, Staying Put,” The Washington Post;  June 20, 2004.
     An Empty Pledge to Civilians?,” The New York Times;  March 21, 2003.
     “Error by Bush on World Court,” Boston Globe;  May 10, 2002.

Newspaper Articles:
     A heavy hand in Afghanistan,” The Boston Globe;  July 15, 2007.
     Ethics on the battlefield,” San Francisco Chronicle;  July 1, 2007.
     He Wrote the Book: Can He Follow It?,” The Washington Post;  February 25, 2007.
     “Minimizing Civilian Casualties in Iraq,” The Boston Globe;  November 18, 2002.
     “Confronting the Warlord Culture,” The Boston Globe;  June 6, 2002.

Magazine Features:
     Do the Right Thing: A Genocide Policy That Works,” Boston Review;  September 15, 2009.
     Just how is this drawdown supposed to work, anyway?,” Nieman Watchdog;  January 4, 2008.
     Modernizing U.S. Counterinsurgency: Rethinking Risk and Developing a National Strategy,” Military Review;  October 1, 2006.
     “Standing Behind the New International Criminal Court,” World Pulse;  January 1, 2004.
     “Fear as Inspiration,” Groton School Quarterly LXIV: 3;  September 1, 2002.

Journal Articles:
     America After the Elections: A Strategy of Conservation,” Survival; 50(2): 79-84, October 1, 2008.
     Crafting a New Counterinsurgency Doctrine,” Foreign Service Journal;  September 1, 2007.
     “Looking Back on Dresden,” Wilson Quarterly; XXIX(3), July 1, 2005.
     “Peace Operations,” SAIS Review; XV(1), April 1, 1995.

     Sarah Sewall on Warfare and the Humanitarian Ethic, Harvard Kennedy School, Insight Series;  September 17, 2007.

Conference Reports:
     “Learning and Integration: Escalation of Force Procedures and Traffic Control Point Operations,” Project on the Means of Intervention, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and U.S. Army PKSOI, with U.S. Army CALL;  March 26, 2007.
     “Implementing the Rule of Law and Human Rights in Stability Operations,” Project on the Means of Intervention, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center;  September 25, 2006.
     “Counterinsurgency in Iraq: Implications of Irregular Warfare for the United States Government,” Washington, DC;  November 7, 2005.
     Ground Operations,” Washington, DC;  October 17, 2002.
     Understanding Collateral Damage,” Washington, DC;  June 4, 2002.
     Humanitarian Issues in Military Targeting,” Washington, DC;  March 7, 2002.
     “Creating An Imperative: Action in the Face of Genocide,” Ever again?, New York;  January 1, 1999.

     Mass Atrocity Response Operations: A Military Planning Handbook,” CCHRP;  May 5, 2010.
     Parameters of Partnership: U.S. Civil-Military Relations in the 21st Century,”;  January 15, 2009.
     The United States and the International Criminal Court: National Security and International Law,” Rowman & Littlefield;  August 28, 2000.

Book Chapters:
     “From Prevention to Response: Using Military Force to Oppose Mass Atrocities” in Mass Atrocity Crimes: Preventing Future Outrages, Brookings Institution Press;  August 1, 2010.
     “Ethics” in Understanding Counterinsurgency: Doctrine, Operations, and Challenges, Routledge;  June 4, 2010.
     “Leading Warriors in the Long War” in Military Leadership: In Pursuit of Excellence, Westview Press;  December 29, 2008.
     “Introduction” in The U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual, University of Chicago Press;  July 4, 2007.
     “The United States and Multilateral Peace Operations” in Multilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ambivalent Engagement, Lynne Rienner;  January 1, 2002.
     “Using the Internet to Promote Human Rights” in In the National Interest 2001: Human Rights Policies for the Bush Administration, Lawyers Committee;  February 1, 2001.
     “Supporting the International Criminal Court” in In the National Interest 2001: Human Rights Policies for the Bush Administration, Lawyers Committee;  February 1, 2001.
     “Peace Operations: A Department of Defense Perspective” in American Defense Policy, The Johns Hopkins University Press;  January 1, 1997.
     “Peace Enforcement and the United Nations” in Peace Support Operations and the U.S. Military, National Defense University Press;  January 1, 1994.

     Obama: Preventing Atrocities is Core Security Interest, PRI, "The World";  April 23, 2012.
     The Civil-Military Divide, ABC Radio, National Australia with Philip Adams;  September 19, 2007.
     Dry Counterinsurgency Manual Finds Audience, NPR, "Weekend Edition";  July 21, 2007.
     Is Friendly Fire Preventable?, NPR, "Talk of the Nation";  February 8, 2007.
     Prisoners Released Amid Surge of Violence, NPR, "Day to Day";  June 6, 2006.

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