Publications

This page contains a complete bibliography and links to all the whole text publications I can assemble.  Naturally, my books are not available in this format, but they are widely available in libraries and for sale.  

Books

Imperial Presidency and the Consequences of 9/11: Lawyers Respond to the Global War on Terrorism, editor and author with James Silkenat (Praeger, 2007)

An Admiral’s Yarn: The Autobiography of Harris Laning, editor with editorial staff (Naval War College Press, 1999)

The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World, editor with Michael Howard & George Andreopoulos (Yale Univ. Press, 1994, paperback 1997)

Navalism and the Emergence of American Sea Power, 1882-1893 (Naval Institute Press, 1995)

Articles, Monographs & Book Chapters

“Support and Defend: Civil-Military Relations in the Age of Obama,”

35:1 Fordham International Law Journal (Winter 2012) and

Updated and revised version, “Lead Me, Follow Me, Or Get Out Of My Way: Rethinking And Refining The Civil-Military Relationship,” in US Army War College Monograph Series (2012)

“Making Progress: How Eric Bergsten and the Vis Moot Advance the Enterprise of Universal Peace,”

 book chapter in S. Kröll, L.A Mistelis, P. Perales Viscasillas and V. Rogers. eds. International Arbitration and International Commercial Law: Synergy, Convergence and Evolution – Liber Amicorum Eric Bergsten (Wolters Kluwer, 2011); and

Updated and revised version in Pace International Law Review 14:1 (Winter 2012)

“China’s Implementation of the UN Sales Convention,” with Lachmi Singh

48:2 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (Spring 2010);

Chinese language version, translated by Wanlu Wang, in Journal of the China University of Political Science and Law (Beijing) (Jan. 2011)

“National Security Courts: Star Chamber or Specialized Justice?,” 15:2 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law (Spring 2009)

“Lawyers, Traders and the Rule of Law,” 10 International Law Review of Wuhan University (2008-1009)

“The Four Freedoms: Good Neighbors make Good Law and Good Policy in a time of Insecurity,”

 77:101 Fordham Law Review (Fall 2008)

Updated and revised version “The ‘War On Terror’ Is Over – Now What? Restoring the Four Freedoms as a Foundation for Peace and Security,” 3:2 Journal of National Security Law & Policy (Summer 2009)(winner of the AALS Section on National Security Law call for papers)

7.     “Contingency in Biophysical Research,” book chapter written with Robert G. Shulman in Political Contingency: Studying the Unexpected, the Accidental, and the Unforeseen, Ian Shapiro & Sonu Bedi, eds. (New York Univ. Press, 2007, paperback 2009)

“The Proliferation Security Initiative and the Evolution of the Law on the Use of Force,”

28:3 Houston Journal of International Law (Spring 2006)

Updated and revised version, “The Proliferation Security Initiative as a New Paradigm for Peace and Security,” Army War College Monograph Series (April 2006)

The Progressive Era Origins of the National Security Acts,” 104:2 Penn State (Dickinson) Law Review (Winter 2000)

“Discrimination in the Laws of Information Warfare,”

37:3 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (Spring 1999); and

Updated and revised version “Legal Constraints on Information Warfare” Occasional Paper, Air War College, Center for Strategy and Technology (March 1999)

“Institutionalizing a Political Idea: Navalism and the Emergence of American Sea Power,” book chapter, The Politics of Strategic Adjustment:  Ideas, Institutions, and Interests, Peter Trubowitz, Emily Goldman, & Edward Rhodes, eds. (Columbia Univ. Press, 1998)

Hitting the Target: Perspectives on Doing Naval History,” book chapter, Doing Naval History: Essays Toward Improvement, John Hattendorf, ed. (Naval War College Press, 1995)

“Mahan Plus One Hundred: The Current State of American Naval History,” book chapter with Kenneth Hagan, Ubi Sumus?: The State of Naval and Maritime History, John Hattendorf ed. (Naval War College Press, 1994)

The Rise and Fall of American Naval Intelligence, 1882-1917,” article, 8:2 Intelligence and National Security (Apr. 1993)

“Navalists, Realists, and the Shaping of National Security, 1877-1947,” article, VI:2 Valley Forge Journal (Dec. 1992)

“The Influence of History Upon Sea Power: The Navalist Reinterpretation of the War of 1812,” article, 56:2 Journal of Military History (Apr. 1992)

Essays, Reports & Reviews

Preface to Forgiveness In A Comparative Legal Context: Islam And The Chinese Legal Traditions, by Saud Alhassan Saud Abdulaziz Al Saud (with Ji Weidong) (2016)

Op-ed “The US is in No Position to Lecture Beijing,” South China Morning Post (June 22, 2016)

Review of Jens Ohlin, Assault on International Law in Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 54:1 (2015)

Review of Dirk Bönker, Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States Before World War I in Journal of American History (Mar. 2013)

Review of Henry J. Hendrix, Theodore Roosevelt’s Naval Diplomacy: The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century in Journal of American History (Sept. 2010)

Report of the Mission to China of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, December 6 to 17, 2009” Council on International Affairs (principal author with Jerome Cohen, Scott Greathead, and Elisabeth Wickeri),

published by the New York City Bar (May 2010) and

reprinted in 48:3 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (Spring 2010)

Truth In Consequences: The Legal Architecture of the ‘War On Terror’” review of Benjamin Wittes, Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror and Eminent Jurists Panel Assessing Damage, Urging Action in American Journal of International Law (Oct. 2009)

Scholars’ Statement of Principles for the New President on U.S. Detention Policy: An Agenda for Change” signatory with 24 other academics,

 offered in testimony for Restoring the Rule of Law: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on the Constitution of the H. Comm. on the Judiciary, 110th Cong. (Sept. 16, 2008) and

 reprinted in the 47:2 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (Winter 2009)

“Franklin Delano Roosevelt” essay in Milestone Documents of American Leaders, Paul Finkelman, ed. (Schlager Group, 2009)

“The Global War on Terror is Over, Now What?” Westchester Journal News online (Jan. 18, 2009)

“The UN’s 9/11” review of Samantha Power, Chasing the Flame in 11 NYU Review of Law & Security (Fall 2008)

“The Four Freedoms as Good Law and Grand Strategy,” American Bar Association, 30:3 National Security Law Report (Oct. 2008)

Op-ed “Prosecutor’s legacy is one to consider” (Albany) Times-Union (May 23, 2008); reprinted in “U.S. should emulate Nuremberg tribunal in trying terrorists,” Salt Lake Tribune (June 1, 2008)

“Lawyers, Liberty and Security: Defending the Rule of Law during the ‘War on Terror’” bloc, special issue on law and terrorism (Summer 2007)

Opinion “Moot Court on Global Language of Trade,New York Law Journal (Apr. 2, 2007)

Exile or Opportunity? The Benefits of Mastering US Law” chapter in Globalização Econômica, Meio Ambiente E Sociedade Civil / Economic Globalization, The Environment And Civil Society Claudia Lima Marques, ed. (Federal Univ. Rio Grande do Sul, 2006)

“Public Health and the Law: Responding to Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies in New York,” symposium report (Fall 2006)

Op-ed “Moot Court Diplomacy,International Herald Tribune (New York Times)(Apr. 15, 2006)

J’accuse for the Bush Administration,” review of Richard Clarke, Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror in NYU Review of Law & Security (Fall 2004)

“Recommendations Related to the Trial of Saddam Hussein,” Association of the Bar of the City of New York report (principal author with Seymour Chalif) (Apr. 2004)

Op-ed “Central America: the Forgotten Frontier” with Michelle Miranda, International Herald Tribune (New York Times) (Nov. 23, 2004)

Op-ed “The Global Benefits of U.S. Defenses: Securing the New Borders” with John E. Mroz, International Herald Tribune (New York Times) (July 2, 2004)

“Civil Society’s Response to the Challenges of Terrorism,” A Conference Report of the EastWest Institute and the Luso-American Foundation (June 2004)

A public-private strategy for enhancing domestic security worldwide” with John E. Mroz, Fresh Perspectives on Europe’s Security (Winter 2004)

The Debate over War Powers” with Lawrence Lee, Human Rights, 30:1 (Winter 2003)

“The Legality and Constitutionality of the President’s Authority to Initiate an Invasion of Iraq,” Association of the Bar of the City of New York report (principal author with Lawrence Lee) (Aug. 2002)

 57:4 Record of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Fall 2002);

41:1 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (2002); and

reprinted in: Shulman & Silkenat, editors, Imperial Presidency And The Consequences Of 9/11 (2007)

Review of Daniel Moynihan, Secrecy: The American Experience in Naval Institute Proceedings (July 1999)

Editors’ Introduction to Essays on the Laws of War and War Crimes Tribunals in Honor of Telford Taylor, 37:3 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (1999)

Review of Jon T. Sumida, Inventing Grand Strategy and Teaching Command: The Classic Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan Reconsidered in Journal of Military History (Apr. 1998)

Review of Marc Wolinsky & Kenneth Sherrill eds., Gays in the Military: Joseph Steffan versus the United States in Journal of Military History (July 1996)

Review essay “Why Men Fight” in Air Power Journal (Autumn 1996)

Essay, “Conflict Beneath the Sea in 2020,” Naval Institute Proceedings (Oct. 1996)

Review of Richard Fanning, Peace and Disarmament: Naval Rivalry and Arms Control, 1922-1933 in American Historical Review (June 1996)

Review of Christopher Andrew, For the President’s Eyes Only: Secret Intelligence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush in Intelligence and National Security (Jan. 1996)

Review essay “From the Sea” of One Hundred Years of American Sea Power and Marine Corps’ Search for a Mission in Reviews in American History (June 1995)

Review of Christopher McKee, A Gentlemanly and Honorable Profession in Journal of Military History (Spring 1995)

Review of Alvin and Heidi Toffler, Future War in Naval Institute Proceedings (Oct. 1994)

Review ofRobert O’Connell, Sacred Vessels, Journal of Military History (Oct. 1992)

Op-Ed, “Navy has Trouble Dealing with Sex,” New Haven Register (Sept. 10, 1992)

Review essay “Influence of Mahan upon Sea Power” of Kenneth J. Hagan, This People’s Navy in Reviews in American History  (Dec. 1991)

Op-Ed, “U.S. Defense Policy Needs a Good Public Airing,” New Haven Register (Apr. 28, 1991)