Articles

America’s Jews and Russia’s Tsars: The Struggle Over Jewish Persecution, 1881-1917,” a paper presented at the 2009 Conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations on June 27, 2009.

Terrorism and Diplomats,” Government Executive, July 15, 2006.

What the Vietnam War Tells Us About Iraq,” History News Service, Dec. 9, 2003 and “Talking History” radio show.

Democracy-Building Will Be Tougher This Time”, History News Service, March 25, 2003, and “Talking History” radio show on National Public Radio stations.

Regime Change: New Name, Dangerous Old Policy”, History News Service, Oct. 21, 2002, and “Talking History” radio show. (I am particularly proud of this one, especially considering its date, five months before President G.W. Bush invaded Iraq.)

End of a ‘Safe America’”, History News Service, Sept. 15, 2001, and “Talking History” radio show.

Should We Hold Military Leaders Up to Civilian Social Standards?” TomPaine.com, Oct. 29, 2000.

Cuba In Focus—Again,” History News Service, May 7, 2001, and “Talking History” radio show.

Che Guevara Told His Own Story,” Bolivian Times, Oct. 12, 2000.

God’s Voice to Foreign Hordes: America Is Number One!” TomPaine.com., Oct. 3, 2000.

Campaign 2000: Let the U.N. Fight Our Humanitarian Wars,” TomPaine.com, Jan. 12, 2000. (This is a misleading headline for an article that seriously considers various multinational security approaches.)

America’s Intervention Predicament,” History News Service, Dec. 15, 1999.

If We All Came from Apes: How Darwin Tiptoed Around the Religious Controversy,” TomPaine.com, Sept. 8, 1999.

In Warfare, Civilians Are Still the Target.” International Herald Tribune, Aug. 26, 1999.

Another Cold War? China This Time?“History News Service, June 10, 1999.

Getting Others to Fight Our Wars,” History News Service, Mar. 24, 1999.

Easing Up on Cuba,” History News Service, January 27, 1999.

A Covert Ops Lesson,” The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 19, 1997. (The first paragraph of this article was inserted by the newspaper without my knowledge. I totally disagreed with it, especially the last two sentences.)

Che Guevara: The Triumph of Mystique,” Outlook Section, Washington Post, Nov. 2, 1997.

Counter-Insurgency: The Hunt for Che Guevara, and Would We Do It Now?”, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University, 1994 Spring Colloquium.

The Ultimate Dissent,” (resignations from the State Dept. over government policy in Bosnia), Government Executive, May 1994.

A New Diplomacy,” Government Executive, Feb. 1993.

It’s Time to Overhaul the National Security Council,” San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 14, 1992.

U.S. Needs a Trade Czar,” Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 30, 1992.

History and Public Policy: Do They Go Together?”, Bulletin, Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Fall/Winter 1991.

Performing a Superfund Site History: Time and Money Well Spent,” Toxics Law Reporter, Oct. 9, 1991.

Waging Peace Abroad: Economic Policy,” Government Executive (cover story), June 1990.

After the Thaw,” Government Executive (cover story), Feb. 1990.

What Does a Cultural Attaché Really Do?” Newsletter, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Sept. 1989.

Cambridge: Sleeping Giant or Quiet Achiever?” Cambridge (University) Review, Dec. 1987. (Excerpted by Britain’s Daily Telegraph, which called it a “brilliant despatch on university life.”)

Which Way for Britain—Europe or the U.S.?”, Christian Science Monitor, June 10, 1987.

Anglo-American Relations during the Polish Crisis in 1945.” Australian Journal of Politics and History, Winter 1984.

Different Ends of the Telescope: Great Britain’s Problems with American Opinion during World War II,” Australasian Journal of American Studies, Dec. 1984.

A New Look at Churchill’s ‘Iron Curtain’ Speech.” Historical Journal, Winter 1979.

The American Intellectual Tradition Reflected in the Truman Doctrine,” The American Scholar, Vol. 42, # 2, Spring 1973.

Stone Age or Twentieth Century?” (Indian communities in Brazil), Americas Magazine, (Organization of American States), Sept. 1971.

Rabbits Bunnies” (fiction) Foreign Service Journal, Vol. 46,  #13, Dec. 1969.

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