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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

Bunn, Matthew. "We're In For A Rough Ride With Iran." The Boston Globe, January 2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Xi and Trump Miss Their Chance." Project Syndicate, March 21, 2019.
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.
Bilmes, Linda J. "The Bill for America's Longest War Is Still Unpaid." Fiscal Times, May 27, 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.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Trump's Proposed Defense Splurge Flunks Basic Math." Boston Globe, March 2, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Ban Undermines Iraqi Cooperation Against Islamic State." Bloomberg View, January 31, 2017.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Is Tsipras the New Kim Dae-jung?" Korea Herald, July 20, 2015.
Allison, Graham, and Dmitri K. Simes. "Stumbling to War." National Interest, April 20, 2015.
Bilmes, Linda J. "What Are We Willing to Sacrifice in War on ISIS?" Boston Globe, March 11, 2015.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Can the U.S. Afford Another $3 Trillion War?" CNN, August 27, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Balancing Act for Iran End Game." Boston Globe, October 24, 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. "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.
Dobson, William J., and Tarek Masoud. "Egypt’s Reluctant Rulers." Slate, 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.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "U.S. Action in Syria Could Sway Iran on Nukes." Bloomberg, May 15, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Obama's Leadership Challenge on Syria." Global Post, May 1, 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.
Allison, Graham. "'Star Wars' Today: What Would Reagan Do?" Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2013.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Was the Iraq War Worth Its Cost to the U.S.?" Bloomberg, March 19, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Syria is Melting Away." Boston Globe, March 18, 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.
Burns, Nicholas. "How the US Should Handle Iran." Boston Globe, February 14, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Kerry Must Engage China." Boston Globe, January 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Work With China, Don’t Contain It." New York Times, January 25, 2013.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Clinton’s Reality Check." Boston Globe, January 24, 2013.
Juma, Calestous, and Jia Hepeng. "Good Foundation to Build On." China Daily, January 10, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Refocus Beyond Benghazi." Boston Globe, December 6, 2012.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Japan's Nationalism is a Sign of Weakness." Financial Times, November 27, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Israel’s Iron Dome." Boston Globe, November 22, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Three Crises That Can’t Wait." The Boston Globe, November 8, 2012.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50." Korea Times, October 15, 2012.