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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. "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, R. Nicholas, and Jonathon Price, eds. The Crisis with Russia. Aspen Institute, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Balancing Act for Iran End Game." Boston Globe, October 24, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Shutdown Diminishes US as a Global Power." Boston Globe, October 9, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "US-Russia Chemical Weapons Deal on Syria: 3 Questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns." GlobalPost. September 16, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Diplomacy to the Rescue in Syria?" Boston Globe, September 12, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "An Opportunity for Breakthrough Diplomacy." Boston Globe, September 25, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Obama Has an Opening with Iran." Boston Globe, August 15, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Coping with Netanyahu on Iran." Boston Globe, July 18, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "America’s Difficult High-Wire Act in Egypt." GlobalPost, July 17, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Celebrate our Commitment to Liberty." Boston Globe, July 4, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Rowhani's Iran." Boston Globe, June 21, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "US is Syria’s Only Hope." Boston Globe, June 5, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "The Rise of Hate." Boston Globe, May 23, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Three Benghazi Myths." Global Post, May 17, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Obama's Leadership Challenge on Syria." Global Post, May 1, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Challenges, both Here and Abroad." Boston Globe, April 25, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "After the Boston Marathon Bomb Attacks: What We've Learned." Boston Globe, April 18, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "End War, but Don’t Abandon Afghanistan." Boston Globe, April 11, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Five Thoughts About North Korea." Global Post, April 3, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Mr. Xi Goes to Moscow." Boston Globe, March 29, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Syria is Melting Away." Boston Globe, March 18, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Military's Limits Show Need for America's Neglected Weapon." Boston Globe, February 28, 2103.
Burns, Nicholas. "How the US Should Handle Iran." Boston Globe, February 14, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Kerry Must Engage China." Boston Globe, January 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Refocus Beyond Benghazi." Boston Globe, December 6, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Three Crises That Can’t Wait." The Boston Globe, November 8, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Cuban Missile Crisis Holds Lessons for Presidential Race." The Boston Globe, October 10, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Murders in Libya Point to Need for Wise Leaders in US." Boston Globe, September 13, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Diplomacy is the Best Tool for Iran." Boston Globe, August 16, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Mitt Romney Flunks His Foreign-Policy Tryout." Boston Globe, August 2, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "US Confronts New Perils in the Middle East as Election Looms." Boston Globe, July 19, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "The Return of Russia." Boston Globe, July 5, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "US Makes Asia a Priority." Boston Globe, June 7, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Two Challenges That College Graduates Will Inherit." Boston Globe, May 24, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Anchoring the Alliance." Atlantic Council of the United States, May 14, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Blame China, Not Obama or US, for the Plight of Activist Chen Guangcheng." Christian Science Monitor, May 3, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "The Rise of Turkey as a Superpower." Boston Globe, April 27, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Masters in The Art of Diplomacy." Boston Globe, April 13, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Why Europe Still Matters." Boston Globe, March 30, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Victory for US Leadership." Boston Globe, August 23, 2011.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "The Gamble In Libya." Boston Globe, March 22, 2011.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Where Do We Go From Here?" Foreign Policy, February 4, 2011.
Armitage, Richard, R. Nicholas Burns, and Richard Fontaine. "Natural Allies: A Blueprint for the Future of U.S.-India Relations." Center for a New American Security, October 18, 2010.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "The Strength of Obama's Long Game With Iran." Atlantic Monthly, August 19, 2010.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Ways Obama can Tend Bonds with India." Boston Globe, November 24, 2009.
Burns, R. Nicholas, Yoichi Funabashi, and Wolfgang Ischinger. The New US Administration: Meeting Challenges, Managing Expectations. Seeking Opportunities in Crisis: Trilateral Cooperation in Meeting Global Challenges. Brookings Institution Press: Trilateral Commission, Tokyo Plenary Meeting, 2009, 83-90.
Scocroft, Brent, Joseph S. Nye Jr., R. Nicholas Burns, and Strobe Talbott. "US, Russia Must Lead on Arms Control." Politico, October 13, 2009.