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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

Allison, Graham. "The ‘Wonder Woman’ Guide to Avoiding War with China: It Might Take a Woman." USA Today, July 7, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "On Memorial Day, What Do the Living Owe the Dead?" Politico, May 29, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "America Second? Yes, and China’s Lead is Only Growing." Boston Globe, May 22, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "Trump Demonstrated the Art of the Show with Xi." CNN, April 14, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "How America and China Could Stumble to War." National Interest, April 12, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "What Trump and Xi Can Learn from the Athens vs. Sparta Rivalry." World Post, April 6, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "Will Xi Build Trump’s Great Wall?" The Diplomat, April 6, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "Could ‘America First’ Lead to War?" Atlantic, April 6, 2017.
Allison, Graham. "A Blueprint for Donald Trump to Fix Relations with Russia." The National Interest. December 18, 2016.
Allison, Graham. "Don't Know Much About History." Atlantic. September 2016.
Allison, Graham. "Is Iran Still Israel's Top Threat?" Atlantic. March 8, 2016.
Allison, Graham, and Dmitri K. Simes. "Stumbling to War." National Interest, April 20, 2015.
Allison, Graham. "Russia, Ukraine, and U.S. National Interests." The Crisis with Russia. Ed. Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price. Aspen Institute, 2014.
Allison, Graham. "The Thucydides's Trap." The Next Great War? The Roots of World War I and the Risk of US-China Conflict. Ed. Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller. MIT Press, 2014.
Allison, Graham, and Oren Setter. "Blocking All Paths to an Iranian Bomb: How the West Can Avoid a Nuclear Maginot Line." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-036, July 2014.
Allison, Graham. "Could the Ukraine Crisis Spark a World War?" National Interest. May 7, 2014.
Allison, Graham. "The Red-Zone Theory of the Iran Nuclear Deal." Atlantic Monthly. November 27, 2013.
Blechman, Barry M., Gordon Adams, Graham Allison, Michael J. Bayer, General B.B. Bell, Richard K. Betts, Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr., alia. "Strategic Agility: Strong National Defense for Today’s Global and Fiscal Realities." Stimson Report, 2013.
Allison, Graham. "Beyond Airstrikes: On Syria, Ask 'What Would the Godfather Do?'." Atlantic Monthly. September 9, 2013.
Allison, Graham. "Will Iran Get a Bomb—or Be Bombed Itself—This Year?" Atlantic Monthly. August 1, 2013.
Allison, Graham. "'Star Wars' Today: What Would Reagan Do?" Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2013.
Allison, Graham. "Iran: A Bomb or Be Bombed?" The Arab Revolutions and American Policy. Ed. Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2013.
Allison, Graham. "'Zero Dark Thirty' Has the Facts Wrong – and That's a Problem, Not Just for the Oscars." Christian Science Monitor, February 22, 2013.
Allison, Graham, Robert D. Blackwill, and Ali Wyne. Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World. MIT Press, 2013.
Allison, Graham, and Shai Feldman. "Why Netanyahu Backed Down." The New York Times, October 12, 2012.
Allison, Graham. "Did Bibi's Bomb Bomb?" Haaretz Daily (Israel), October 9, 2012.
Allison, Graham. "What Happened to the Soviet Superpower’s Nuclear Arsenal? Clues for the Nuclear Security Summit." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-038, August 2012.
Allison, Graham. "The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50." Foreign Affairs. July/August 2012.
Allison, Graham. "At 50, the Cuban Missile Crisis as Guide." New York Times, June 15, 2012.
Allison, Graham. "Slinking Toward the Bomb." Scientific American. June 2012.
Allison, Graham. "How Close Is Iran to Exploding Its First Nuclear Bomb?" Scientific American, May 30, 2012.
Allison, Graham. "How It Went Down." Time Magazine. May 7, 2012.
Allison, Graham. "Christmas Gift to America 20 years ago – a Russia to be Thankful For." Christian Science Monitor, December 25, 2011.
Allison, Graham and, Robert D. Blackwell. "10 Reasons Why Russia Still Matters." Politico, October 30, 2011.
Allison, Graham. "Obama Should Test Iran’s Nuclear Offer." Washington Post, October 6, 2011.
Allison, Graham. "The Costs of America’s Choices." Boston Globe, September 10, 2011.
Asia Society Pakistan 2020 Study Group, Hassan Abbas, Project Director, Robert W. Hsu, Samina Ahmed, Graham Allison, et alia. "U.S. Policy Concerns about Pakistan." Asia Society Pakistan 2020 Study Group Report, May 2011.
Allison, Graham. "What Egypt Means for the U.S." The Mark, February 3, 2011.
Allison, Graham. "How Significant a New START for the U.S. and Russia?" Washington Post, April 9, 2010.
Allison, Graham. "In Afghanistan, Kerry Keeps US Goals Modest." Boston Globe, November 4, 2009.
Allison, Graham. "A New Red Line For Iran." Washington Post, June 1, 2009.
Allison, Graham. Memo to the President: Making Preventing Nuclear Terrorism a Central Organizing Principle of Your Administration. The Instruments and Institutions of American Purpose. Ed. Kurt Campbell and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, April 1, 2009, 201-207.
Allison, Graham. "The Real Afghan Issue is Pakistan." Wall Street Journal, March 30, 2009.
Allison, Graham. Keeping China and the U.S. Together. Power and Restraint: A Shared Vision for the US-China Relationship. Ed. Richard Rosecrance and Gu Guoliang. PublicAffairs, 2009, 137-152.
Allison, Graham, and John P. White. "Iraq 2010: An Alternative Future for Iraq." August 2001.