October 11, 2006
By Dr. William J. Perry, Former Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project
Dr. William J. Perry's testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives' Armed Services Committee on alternative perspectives on the president's strategy for Iraq.
October 5, 2006
Op-Ed, Boston Globe
By Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs; Faculty Chair, International Security Program
"...the Bush administration's foreign policy rests on a deep misreading of contemporary world politics. Conducting foreign policy on the basis of flawed premises is like designing an airplane while ignoring gravity...."
October 4, 2006
Op-Ed, Boston Globe
By Seyom Brown, Former Senior Fellow, International Security Program, 2006-2007
"IN A DEFT move to divert the political debate away from the embarrassing National Intelligence Estimate on the impact of the war in Iraq on terrorism, President George W. Bush has been prematurely touting the "successes" of NATO's beefed-up counterinsurgency campaign against the resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan...."
By Dr. Elizabeth D. Sherwood-Randall, Former Founding Senior Advisor, Preventive Defense Project
In this era of American predominance, alliances are more compelling than ever. The United States needs allies to generate capabilities that amplify its power, create a basis of legitimacy for the exercise of its power, avert impulses to counterbalance its power, and steer partners away from strategic apathy or excessive self-reliance.
Journal Article, International Security, issue 2, volume 31
Louis Klarevas responds to Peter Feaver, Christopher Gelpi, and Jason Reifler's winter 2005/06 International Security article, "Success Matters: Casualty Sensitivity and the War in Iraq"; Christopher Gelpi and Jason Reifler respond.
September 11, 2006
Op-Ed, Nezavisimaya Gazeta
By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom
"Set against the probable weakness of the threatened sanctions is the fact that in Iran’s domestic politics, abandonment of the challenged aspects of the nuclear program would be seen as an intolerable and unforgivable capitulation to Washington’s pressure and manipulations."
September 10, 2006
The Preventive Defense Project conducted a Washington WMD Workshop entitled "Iran Plan B Design" to collect the best thinking on the design of a plan for dealing with Iran's nuclear program should diplomacy fail and the Iranians continue on the path to nuclear capability.
September 6, 2006
Op-Ed, Daily Star
By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
September 1, 2006
By Chuck Freilich, Senior Fellow, International Security Program
"...Israel must face up to reality, draw the appropriate conclusions, make the best of a bad situation, and now seek to turn adversity into long-term advantage. This analysis looks at how the current situation evolved, and possible future steps."
Journal Article, Middle East Policy, issue 3, volume XIII
By John J. Mearsheimer, Editorial Board Member, Quarterly Journal: International Security and Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs; Faculty Chair, International Security Program
"Why has the United States adopted policies that jeopardized its
own security in order to advance the interests of another state?"