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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Burns, R. Nicholas, and Douglas Lute. "NATO at Seventy: An Alliance in Crisis." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, February 2019.
Nye, Joseph S. Jr., Condoleezza Rice, and Nicholas Burns. "Introduction." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America's Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Full Committee Hearing Assessing the Value of the NATO Alliance." Testimony before the United States Committee on Foreign Relations, September 5, 2018.
Burns, R. Nicholas, James K. Sebenius, and Robert H. Mnookin. Kissinger the Negotiator: Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level. Harper, 2018.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "An Outlook on Global Politics 2018." Research Institute: 2018 Davos Edition, 2018.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Testimony on U.S. Sanctions Against the Russian Federation." Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, April 27, 2017.
James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns, Robert H. Mnookin, L. Alexander Green. "Henry Kissinger: Negotiating Black Majority Rule in Southern Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-059, December 9, 2016.
Burns, Nicholas. "Barack Obama Has Risked US Credibility in the Middle East." Financial Times, March 22, 2016.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Diplomatic Case for America to Create a Safe Zone in Syria." Washington Post, February 5, 2016.
Burns, Nicholas. "Talk to Tehran, but Talk Tough." New York Times, January 18, 2016.
Burns, Nicholas. "What Should Obama Do Next on Iran." New York Times, September 1, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Implications of Sanctions Relief Under the Iran Agreement." Testimony Before the Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs Committee, U.S. Senate, August 5, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the Military Balance in the Middle East." Testimony Before the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, August 4, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action." Testimony Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, July 29, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Deal is Historic, but the US Must Now Act to contain Iran." Financial Times, July 14, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Implications of a Nuclear Agreement with Iran." Testimony Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, July 14, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Syria’s Worsening Refugee Crisis Demands Action from the West." Washington Post, July 9, 2015.
Burns, R. Nicholas, and Jonathan Price, eds. Blind Spot: America's Response to Radicalism in the Middle East. Aspen Institute, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Save Brittannia: As Britain's Malaise Grows, So Do Worries for U.S." Boston Globe, April 30, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Iran Deal’s Rare Achievement." Boston Globe, April 16, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Imperfect Deal will Help an Uneasy Peace." Financial Times, April 3, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "How Obama Can Win on Iran." Boston Globe, April 2, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Will Congress Torpedo Obama’s Iran Deal?" Boston Globe, March 18, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Boris Nemtsov Illuminates Anew the Problem with Putin." Boston Globe, March 2, 2015.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Winning the Generational Struggle with Putin." Boston Globe, February 17, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Greece’s Gamble." Boston Globe, January 30, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Remembering Auschwitz." Boston Globe, January 29, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "A US-India Comeback?" Boston Globe, January 15, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama’s Daunting New Year." Boston Globe, January 1, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Peacemakers of 2014." Boston Globe, December 23, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Srebrenica Moment in Syria?" Boston Globe, February 13, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama needs to act on Syria." Boston Globe, December 4, 2014.
Burns, R. Nicholas, and Jonathon Price, eds. The Crisis with Russia. Aspen Institute, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama's Revival in Foreign Policy." Boston Globe, November 19, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Henry Kissinger’s Words of Wisdom." Boston Globe, November 6, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Where Does the US Stand with India?" Boston Globe, October 24, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Don't Forget Canada and Mexico." Boston Globe, October 9, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama’s Opportunity with India and its New Leader." Washington Post, September 29, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Arab Allies Key in Fight Against ISIS." Boston Globe, September 23, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Passage to India: What Washington Can Do to Revive Relations With New Delhi." Foreign Affairs, September/October 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama's battle plan." Boston Globe, September 11, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Three Critical Tests for NATO Leaders in Wales." Financial Times, August 31, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Why do Some Hostages Die, and Some are Released?" Boston Globe, August 28, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama’s Greatest Foreign Policy Test." Boston Globe, August 14, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Learn, But Don't Overlearn, Vietnam's Lessons." Boston Globe, August 3, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Stronger Sanctions are Needed to Stop Putin." Boston Globe, July 31, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Cold War Lesson for Iran." Boston Globe, July 17, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Middle East at a Tipping Point." Boston Globe, July 3, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Ready for Hillary Clinton?" Boston Globe, June 19, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "D-Day's meaning." Boston Globe, June 5, 2014.