My Pubs

Military Integration during War-to-Peace Transitions: South Sudan’s Attempt to Manage Armed Groups, 2006-13, Routledge, 2023.

The Disintegration of the Military Integration Process in South Sudan (2006–2013), Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, September 2016.

Can Regional Effort Uproot Boko Haram in Time for Nigeria Elections?, World Politics Review, February 13, 2015

South Sudan’s Warring Parties Agree to Agree on a Peace Agreement, Washington Post Monkey Cage Blog, February 5, 2015

Compaoré is Gone, but Burkina Faso is Gripped by Uncertainty, Al Jazeera America, November 1, 2014

 As Talks Stall, South Sudan Conflict Grinds to Stalemate, World Politics Review, July 22, 2014

South Sudan Post-Independence: Things Fall Apart, War on the Rocks, July 17, 2014

North and West Africa Seek to Jumpstart Regional Counterterrorism Cooperation, World Politics Review, May 14, 2014

Nine Questions about the Trans Sahara Counter Terrorism Partnership You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask, War on the Rocks, April 8, 2014

Catch-22 in the Sahel, The National Interest, April 3, 2014

The Trans Sahara Counter Terrorism Partnership – Building Partner Capacity to Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism, Center for Complex Operations, March 2014

Museveni plays peacemaker by day and combatant by night in South Sudan, African Arguments, January 31, 2014

Pithy new reads on the Central African Republic crisis, Christian Science Monitor, January 28, 2013

New S. Sudan peace deal is ‘cease-fire lite’, Christian Science Monitor, January 24, 2013

US military aids Nigeria on Boko Haram, Christian Science Monitor, January 23, 2013

Burkina Faso’s Compaoré Needs an Exit Strategy, World Politics Review, January 21, 2014.

South Sudan: 8 key developments, Christian Science Monitor, January 9, 2014

Meeting the Demand for African-led, Internationally Supported Peace Interventions (part of Foresight Africa 2014), Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings, January 2014

Experts Weekly: South Sudan in Violent Crisis, Think Africa Press, December 20, 2013

Armed Group Amnesty and Military Integration in South Sudan, RUSI Journal, December 2013, Vol. 158, No. 6

Central African Republic: Why the world has taken so long to help, Christian Science Monitor, December 3, 2013

Why did South Sudan’s president dissolve his government?, Christian Science Monitor, July 24, 2013

Experts Weekly: What Next for US-Africa Relations?, Think Africa Press, June 26, 2013

Advancing Peace and Security in Africa (part of Top Five Reasons Why Africa Should Be a Priority for the United States), Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings, April 3, 2013

Flawed Peace Process Leads to Greater Unrest in the Central African Republic, World Politics Review, March 26, 2013.

U.S. Military in Africa Faces Uncertain Year after Benghazi, Sequestration, Christian Science Monitor, Africa Monitor, 12 March 2013.

Capacity-Building Key to AFRICOM’s Mission, World Politics Review, February 5, 2013.

Force Reduction Key to South Sudan’s Military Transformation, World Politics Review, November 5, 2012.

With Al-Shabaab on the Run, Kenya Moves on Kismaayo,, September 5, 2012.

Kenya’s Coast Province Could Be Flashpoint in Run-Up to Elections, World Politics Review, August 17, 2012.

New AFRICOM Brigade a Test Case for a Leaner Pentagon, World Politics Review, June 5, 2012.

In Somalia, Kenya Risks Death by a Thousand Cuts, PRISM, June 2012.

Instability in Mali Complicates Regional Approach to AQIM, World Politics Review, April 5, 2012.

From Diplomacy to Invasion: Will Kenya be the Next Country that Fails to Stabilize Somalia?, Journal of International Peace Operations, March 2012.

Lasting Solutions Elusive for South Sudanʹs Militia Problem, World Politics Review, March 12, 2012.

Disputed Border Region Could Undermine Peaceful Sudan Division, The Atlantic, June 22, 2011.

Southern Sudan: Understanding U.S. Interests and Equities at the End of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Regional Security in the Post-Cold War Horn of Africa, Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Monograph 178, April 2011.

Pieces of Eight: An Appraisal of U.S. Counter-Piracy Options in the Horn of Africa, Naval War College Review, April 2010.

From Sea to Shore: Somali Piracy Requires a Solution on Land, Journal of International Peace Operations, January 2010.

Money in the Bank: Lessons Learned from Past Counterinsurgency (COIN) Operations, RAND Corporation, 2007.

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