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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

O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Dear President Trump, Let’s Talk About Iran." Foreign Policy, June 24, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "When Zombie Neoconservatives Attack." Foreign Policy, June 17, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Nobody’s Asking for Trump to Be a Genius." Foreign Policy, June 10, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "You Can’t Defeat Nationalism, So Stop Trying." Foreign Policy, June 4, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Be Afraid of the World, Be Very Afraid." Foreign Policy, May 20, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "If Nobody Knows Your Iran Policy, Does It Even Exist?" Foreign Policy, May 6, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America Isn’t as Powerful as It Thinks It Is." Foreign Policy, April 26, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The United States Will Be Shocked by Its Future." Foreign Policy, April 16, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America Is Wide Open for Foreign Influence." Foreign Policy, April 8, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "5 Very Important Things About the World Nobody Knows." Foreign Policy, April 2, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America’s Corruption Is a National Security Threat." Foreign Policy, March 19, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America’s Polarization Is a Foreign Policy Problem, Too." Foreign Policy, March 11, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The Tragedy of Trump’s Foreign Policy." Foreign Policy, March 5, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "How (and How Not) to Talk About the Israel Lobby." Foreign Policy, February 15, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Why Some Countries Are Pathologically Shy." Foreign Policy, February 7, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "America Has a Commitment Problem." Foreign Policy, January 29, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Europe’s Future Is as China’s Enemy." Foreign Policy, January 22, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Welcome to Congress. Here’s How to Run the World." Foreign Policy, January 7, 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Time Will Tell." Foreign Affairs, 77.4, August 2018, 190-192.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "My Apology Tour." Project Syndicate, July 23, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Iran Plan Does Too Much and Too Little." Bloomberg View, October 13, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How the U.S. Can Quell the Kurdish Crisis." Bloomberg View, October 4, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Can't Solve North Korea by Just Making a Deal." Bloomberg View, September 5, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The One Big Problem With New Russia Sanctions." Bloomberg View, August 10, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Theresa May's Troubles and 'The Troubles'." Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "In Saudi Shakeup, Economics Tops Counterterrorism." Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Qatar Crisis Shows Risk of Trump's Saudi Reset." Bloomberg View, June 9, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How Trump Is Surrendering America's Soft Power." Bloomberg View, June 2, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "OPEC's Job Just Got a Lot Tougher." Bloomberg View, May 25, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "4 Charts Show Why Trump's Saudi Visit Is Different." Bloomberg View, May 19, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Ban Undermines Iraqi Cooperation Against Islamic State." Bloomberg View, January 31, 2017.
Hudson, Valerie M., and Dara Kay Cohen. "Women’s Rights Are a National Security Issue." New York Times, December 26, 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.
Allison, Graham. "The Key to Henry Kissinger's Success." Atlantic, November 27, 2015.
Elisabeth Jean Wood and Dara Kay Cohen. "How to Counter Rape During War." New York Times, October 28, 2015.
Ignatieff, Michael. "Trudeau Trounces the Politics of Enmity." Financial Times, October 20, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "U.S.-Russia Relations: What Would Henry Kissinger Do?" National Interest, September 28, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?" Atlantic, September 24, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "What Should Obama Do Next on Iran." New York Times, September 1, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "Iran Deal Keeps Our Military Options Open." The Boston Globe, August 5, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "Singapore Challenges the Idea that Democracy is the Best Form of Governance." World Post, August 5, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "9 Reasons to Support the Iran Deal." Atlantic, August 4, 2015.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Is Tsipras the New Kim Dae-jung?" Korea Herald, July 20, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Deal is Historic, but the US Must Now Act to contain Iran." Financial Times, July 14, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "4 Myths About the Iran Sanctions." National Interest, July 10, 2015.
Burns, Nicholas. "Syria’s Worsening Refugee Crisis Demands Action from the West." Washington Post, July 9, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "A Point-by-Point Response to the Iran Deal's Critics." Atlantic, July 8, 2015.