Indonesia

Scholarly Publications

Gas & Geopolitics: The Foreign Policy Implications of Energy Import Dependency

May 2010

In recent years, much attention has focused on the dangers of dependency on energy imports.

Explaining Suicide Terrorism: A Review Essay

January 2007

The current trend toward suicide bombings began in Lebanon in the early 1980s. The practice soon spread to civil conflicts in Sri Lanka, the Kurdish areas of Turkey, and Chechnya.

Democracy, Foreign Forces, and War: The United States and the Cold War in the Third World

November 1996

During the Cold War, the United States carried out a number of covert actions against elected governments in the Third World.

Other Publications

President Obama’s Asia Overdrive

November 2011

When Asia’s leaders gather in Honolulu next week for the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, Americans will get a glimpse of the Obama administration’s hyperactive Asia agenda.

News

Scott Sagan's Introductory Statement at the Sagan-Payne debate on US Nuclear Declaratory Policy on May 25, 2010

May 2010

Scott Sagan's Introductory Statement I have been asked to address the question: "What should be U.S.

Using intelligence to shape the future

October 2009

"We spend $45 billion annually to reduce uncertainty, to help us combat threats to our nation, our people, and our security," said Payne Distinguished Lecturer Thomas Fingar in his third Payne...

Events

The moderates’ dilemma: obstacles to mobilization against Islamist extremism

August 29, 2017

Abstract: Why do moderate majorities often fail to coordinate opposition to extremist minorities?

Secessionism and Civilian Targeting

January 8, 2015

Abstract: This paper contributes to a burgeoning literature on civilian targeting in civil war by arguing that rebel war aims can offer critical insight into who targets civilians, and when. ...

What to Do about Flu? A Public Health Challenge

November 28, 2011

Infectious diseases, especially those transmitted from person to person through the respiratory route, continue to pose a threat to the global community.

People