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Options for Israel: When the Least Bad is the Best Choice, Pax Americana, October 25, 2023.

“Plus ça change: A French Approach to Naval Warfare in the 21st Century,” War on the Rocks, October 13, 2023.

“A strategic lesson from our warming relations with Vietnam,” The Hill, September 13, 2023.

“The United States Should Work with the Sahel’s New Juntas,” World Politics Review, August 28, 2023. Co-authored.

“Adversary Confusion: When People Lose Sight of their True Enemy,” Pax Americana, August 25, 2023.

“Times up for France in Africa,” Politico, August 22, 2023.

“The Future of War, part 2. Going Full Auto,” Pax Americana, July 13, 2023,

“The Future of War, part 1,” Pax Americana, July 10, 2023.


“Afghanistan, Mali, the Paradox of Expertise, and the Chimera of Analytical Objectivity,” Pax Americana, July 4, 2023.

“Don’t Abandon Burkina Faso,” War on the Rocks, June 20, 2023.

“Is Zionism the New Colonialism? Yes. And No.” Pax Americana, May 25, 2023.

“Deception Operations, by Rémy Hémez,” Wavell Room, May 12, 2023.


“Why the French Army Will Continue to Prioritize Quality Over Mass,” War on the Rocks, April 28, 2023.


“Macron in Beijing: Why US-China watchers need to take a deep breath,” The Hill, April 13, 2023.


“Olaf Scholz and the New, New Europe,” Pax Americana, January 22, 2023.


“Rethinking the UK in Mali: It’s Time to Look Elsewhere,” Wavell Room, July 29, 2022.


“Strengthening Sahelian Counterinsurgency Strategy.” Africa Security Brief No. 41, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, July 25, 2022.


“French Army Approaches to High Intensity Warfare in the 21st Century,” Wavell Room, June 22, 2022.


“Leçons de la guerre pour les Européens vues par un Américain,” Revue de défense nationale, April 13, 2022.


« Ukraine and the Non-Battle. » Pax Americana, April 18, 2022.


“La Russie au Sahel: vers une aggravation des situations sécuritaires et politiques (Russia in the Sahel: Towards an Aggravation of the Political and Security Situation),” Le Rubicon, April 13, 2022.


“How the Bundeswehr Should Spend its Money,” War on the Rocks, March 21, 2022.


“What the US can learn from France’s withdrawal from Mali,” The Hill, February 18, 2022.


L’Intervention française au sahel et l’évolution de la doctrine de contre-insurrection. Institut de Recherche Stratégique de l'Ecole Militaire, 2021.


“Biden's submarine deal is an own goal in the contest against China,” The Hill, September 21, 2021.


“Ten Things the United States Should Do to Combat Terrorism in the Sahel,” War on the Rocks, August 30, 2021.


A History of the Third Offset, 2014-2018. RAND Corporation, 2021. Second author. 


The Covid-19 Pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Opportunity to Rethink Strategic Competition on the Continent. Lead author. RAND Corporation. July 2021.


“Kill the Homothetic Army: Gen. Guy Hubin’s Vision of the Future Battlefield,” War on the Rocks, February 4, 2021.


What if France Ended Operation Barkhane? Findings of the RAND Webinar on Operation Barkhane. First author. RAND Corporation. 2021.


“France in the Pacific: What It’s Been up to and Why It’s Good for America,” 9Dashline, September 20, 2021.


A Strong Ally Stretched Thin: An Overview of France’s Defense Capabilities from a Burdensharing Perspective. RAND

Corporation.  Co-author, 2021.


“Britain should be more Italy?” Wavell Room, April 24, 2021.


“Welcoming a Stronger European Defense,” Real Clear World, January 21, 2021.


Building Military Coalitions: Lessons from U.S. Experience. RAND Corporation, 2021. Contributing author.


“What Joe Biden's Africa strategy might look like,” The Hill, December 9, 2020.


“France’s War in the Sahel and the Evolution of Counter-Insurgency Doctrine,” Texas National Security Review, November 2020.


“What Would it Take for Idriss Deby to Fall in Chad?” World Politics Review, July 30, 2020.


“Pandemics and the U.S. Military: Lessons from 1918,” War on the Rocks, April 1, 2020.


The Evolution of U.S. Military Policy from the Constitution to the Present, Volume I
The Old Regime: The Army, Militia, and Volunteers from Colonial Times to the Spanish-American War.
RAND Corporation. Co-author, 2020.


“The UK in Mali,” Wavell Room, March 12, 2020.


“Grand Strategy is Total: French Gen. André Beaufre on War in the Nuclear Age.” War on the Rocks, October 8, 2020.


“Modern War for Romantics: Ferdinand Foch and the Principals of War.” War on the Rocks, July 8, 2020.


“The Insurgent Counter-Insurgent: The French Army’s Hero and Some Truths about Modern Warfare,” War on the Rocks, July 25, 2019.


Targeted Interoperability: A New Imperative for Multinational Operations. RAND Corporation. Contributing author, 2019.


Manpower Alternatives to Enhance Total Force Capabilities: Could New Forms of Reserve Service Help Alleviate Military Shortfalls?. RAND Corporation, 2019. Contributing author.


DPRK Sanctions: Countering DPRK Proliferation Activities. RAND Corporation, 2019. Co-author.


“How the U.S. Military Learned to Learn in World War I: Lessons from the American Expeditionary Forces, War on the Rocks, August 22, 2018.


The Evolution of U.S. Military Policy from the Constitution to the Present. RAND Corporation, 2017. Contributing author.


Reimagining the Character of Urban Operations for the U.S. Army: How the Past Can Inform the Present and Future. RAND Corporation. Contributing author, 2017.


Mali’s Next Battle: Improving Counterterrorism Capabilities. RAND Corporation. First author, 2017.


The Abilities of the British, French, and German Armies to Generate and Sustain Armored Brigades in the Baltics. RAND Corporation, 2017.


Defence and security after Brexit: A snapshot of international perspectives on the implications of the UK's decision to leave the EU. RAND Corporation, 2017. Contributing author.


Reimagining the Character of Urban Operations for the U.S. Army: How the Past Can Inform the Present and Future. RAND Corporation, 2017. Contributing author.


Enabling the Global Response Force Access Strategies for the 82nd Airborne Division. RAND Corporation, 2016. Contributing author.


“A Brief History of the Assault Rifle,” The Atlantic, June 30, 2016.


“Niger: An African country the West has ignored could have a big impact on the global war on terror,” Quartz, February 24, 2016.


Assessing Conventional Army Demands and Requirements for Ultra-Light Tactical Mobility. RAND Corporation. Contributing author, 2015.


Achieving Peace in Northern Mali: Past Agreements, Local Conflicts, and the Prospects for a Durable Settlement. RAND Corporation. Co-author, 2015.


“Flirting With Genocide in Burundi: Paying Attention Could Save Lives,” Newsweek, November 18, 2015.


Achieving Peace in Northern Mali: Past Agreements, Local Conflicts, and the Prospects for a Durable Settlement. Co-author. RAND Corporation. 2015.

“How to Defeat a New Boko Haram in Mali,” Newsweek, September 7, 2015.


“France Is Replacing the U.K. as America's Top Ally in Europe,” Newsweek, March 30, 2015.


France’s War in Mali: Lessons for an Expeditionary Army. RAND Corporation, 2014.


Readiness Reporting for an Adaptive Army. RAND Corporation. Contributing author. 2013.


Setting Priorities in the Age of Austerity: British, French, and German [Army] Experiences. Sole author. 2013.


Toward a Secure and Stable Mali: Approaches to Engaging Local Actors. RAND Corporation, 2013. Co-author.


“The Emancipation of Algerian Jews: A Variant of the Alsatian Model?” Archives Juives, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 14-31.


“Bernard-Henri Lévy and Michel Houellebecq Stoke Their Egos and Bore Their Readers,” Forward, January 26, 2011,


Subnational Government in Afghanistan. RAND Corporation, 2011.


“French Liberal Governance and the Emancipation of Algeria’s Jews.” French Historical Studies, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 259-280, April 1, 2010.

“French Jewish History, 1650-1914: The Republic's liberal principles brought tolerance and opportunity.” My Jewish Learning,


“Léon Blum” and “Jewish Participation in European Liberal Movements” in David Shaham, ed., The Encyclopedia of Jewish Culture in the Era of Modernization and Secularization (Hebrew), 2007. 


“Consistories and Contradictions: From the Old to the New Regime. Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, vol 31, no. 1, pp. 65-82, 2006.


“France and the Darfur Crisis,” Brookings Institution, January 2005,


“Chirac in Algiers: Reading French Gestures Toward the Arab World,” Brookings Institution, August 2003,


“Liberalism at a Loss: A Review of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Writings on Empire and Slavery, ed. and trans. Jennifer Pitts,”  in Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 38, n. 1, March 2004.


“Radical Evil: Bernard-Henri Lévy on the Murder of Daniel Pearl,” Zeek, September 2003, url:


“Decolonization and the Renewal of French Judaism: Reflections on the Contemporary French Jewish Scene. Jewish Social Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 156-176, 2000.”


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