Authored and edited books on peace and nonviolence, policy issues, sanctions and incentives, nuclear disarmament and soldier antiwar movements

Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas

A definitive history of the human striving for peace and an analysis of its religious and intellectual roots, tracing the rise of peace advocacy and internationalism from their origins in earlier centuries through the mass movements of recent decades, including pacifist campaigns in the 1930s, the Vietnam antiwar movement, and disarmament activism in the 1980s. 

Ghandi and Beyond: Nonviolence for a New Political Age

An appreciative yet critical evaluation and refinement of Gandhi’s message, laying the foundation for a deepened dedication to nonviolence as the foundation of social progress, in a second edition that situates Gandhian methods and ideas in the context of recent events and challenges. 

Truth Seekers: Voices of Peace and Nonviolence

Readings on the theory and practice of nonviolence from Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Gene Sharp, Dorothy Day and Cesar Chavez, and many other prophetic voices from across the world and diverse religious traditions. 

A Peaceful Superpower: The Movement Against War in Iraq

An early booklet and inside account examining the massive global movement against the war in Iraq and the meaning of the mass rallies of  February 15, 2003, when an estimated ten million people around the world demonstrated for peace in the largest single day of protest in history. 

Peaceworks: The Citizen’s Role in Ending the Cold War

The story of how citizen activists helped to end the Cold War, with insider analysis of critical movements and events of the 1980s, including the June 1982 rally in New York’s Central Park, the nuclear weapons freeze campaign and the Gorbachev-Reagan summits in Geneva and Reykjavik. 

Governance for Peace

A comprehensive analysis of the dimensions of governance that are most likely to prevent armed conflict and foster sustainable peace, summarizing empirical evidence across numerous disciplines showing that inclusive, participatory, and accountable institutions help to reduce armed violence and advance economic development. 

Civil Society, Peace, and Power

Contributions from global authors on the rise of civil society as a significant force in international peacemaking, offering diverse perspectives on the role of non-governmental actors in addressing the drivers of armed conflict and developing new strategies for building peace. 

Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict

Essays from leading scholars of international law, security strategy, counterterrorism, humanitarianism and ethics examining the implications of U.S. drone warfare, with analyses of policy impacts and discussion of the linked issues of human rights, freedom of information and government accountability.

Uniting Against Terror: Cooperative Non-military Responses to the Global Terrorist Threat

A collection of essays on nonmilitary strategies against terrorism, focusing on efforts by the United Nations, the Financial Action Task Force, the European Union, and an array of multilateral institutions, including case studies on Libya in the 1990s and efforts to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction. 

Ending Obama’s War: Responsible Military Withdrawal from Afghanistan

An assessment of policy alternatives for ending the war in Afghanistan while providing support for humanitarian and development programs that help the Afghan people, especially women, offering strategies and policy recommendations for a responsible exit strategy.

The Sanctions Decade

The first comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of UN sanctions during the 1990s, examining when they succeed or fail and why, offering criteria for judging the impact of sanctions—political, economic, and humanitarian—and providing detailed studies of eleven cases, with specific policy recommendations.

Sanctions and the Search for Security

A follow up to The Sanctions Decade exploring dynamics of subsequent policy, including the debate over the humanitarian impact of sanctions, concluding with a framework for future policy and specific recommendations for enhancing the viability of “smart sanctions.” 

Smart Sanctions

A collection of essays by some of the world’s leading sanctions experts and practitioners, examining specific uses of targeted financial sanctions, travel sanctions, and arms embargoes offering recommendations for improved sanctions design and implementation.

The Price of Peace: Incentives and International Conflict Prevention

Essays from scholars and policymakers on the use of incentives-based diplomacy in a wide range of case studies—including North Korea, South Africa, El Salvador and Bosnia—to demonstrate the power of incentives to deter nuclear proliferation, prevent armed conflict, defend civil and human rights, and rebuild war-torn societies. 

Political Gain and Civilian Pain: Humanitarian Impacts of Economic Sanctions

A pioneering study of the humanitarian impacts of sanctions and the resulting policy implications, with case studies of South Africa, Iraq, the former Yugoslavia, and Haiti, providing an analytical framework of options and strategies for policymakers on achieving policy objectives without harming innocent civilians. 

Economic Sanctions: Panacea or Peacebuilding in a Post-Cold War World

An early study addressing the utility, appropriateness and success or failure of sanctions, as well as their impact on the poor and innocent, with case studies focusing on Haiti, Iraq, South Africa and the former Yugoslavia.

Towards Nuclear Zero

An examination of the debate over nuclear abolition and non-proliferation, the reasons why dozens of states have given up nuclear programs and lessons from the end of the cold war, offering a roadmap for international security based on shared defenses, non-weaponized deterrence and greater transnational cooperation.

India and the Bomb

The Kroc Institute, in cooperation with the Fourth Freedom Forum, conducted the most comprehensive survey to date of the Indian public’s attitude toward nuclear arms. India and the Bomb examines the findings of that landmark study.

Pakistan and the Bomb

The Kroc Institute and the Fourth Freedom Forum conducted a parallel survey of public attitudes toward nuclear arms in Pakistan. This book examines the findings of that study, showing that the mixed opinions of Pakistani elites on nuclear weapons development. 

Soldiers in Revolt

A second edition of the definitive history of one of the least known but most important aspects of the Vietnam antiwar movement. An assessment of antiwar resistance from the front lines of Vietnam to stateside military bases and Navy ships, examining how defiance in the ranks forced an end to the war. 

Waging Peace in Vietnam

An illustrated volume on the GI movement, depicting anti-war coffeehouses, GI antiwar newspapers, stockade revolts and quasi-mutinies in the Navy, with striking photographs of the GIs and veterans who took part in the resistance, and original essays by leading scholars and activists. 

Left Face

An analysis of rank and file soldier unions and resistance movements in more than twenty countries, focusing on union movements in the armies of Europe and the United States, and offering glimpses of dissident movements in the armed forces of Portugal, Chile, Iran, and the Philippines.