Research and publications

Scholarship:

Dissertation book project

Not Just War: Militarism, Civilianism, and the Normative Theory of Democratic Civil-Military Relations


Articles

Accepted

Citizenship, Enmity, and the Normative Theory of Domestic Military Use (forthcoming in Armed Forces and Society).


Submitted:

Democratic Backsliding, Bureaucratic-Disobedience, and “the Right to Be Wrong” Conception of Civilian Control of the Military (under review with the American Journal of Political Science)

Militarism, Civilianism, and Democratic Civil-Military Relations

Beyond the Freedom of the Press (w. Justin Pottle)


Working papers:

Is Terrorism Necessarily Violent? Public Perceptions of Nonviolence and Terrorism in Conflict Settings (w. Alon Yakter)

Inequality and the American All Volunteer Force


Work in Progress:

Suckers: A moral and Political Treatment (w. Shai Agmon)

Other work:


Research and policy papers (selected)

· “Israel as the First ‘Intelligence State’”. Liberal Magazine. April 2022 https://bit.ly/3xYCsDi

· “Road Map” (In Hebrew). Telem 4. August 2020 (W. Shai Agmon). https://telem.berl.org.il/720/.

· The Right Said: “Give Up Hope” (In Hebrew). Telem 1. June 2019. https://telem.berl.org.il/91/. English translation available at https://www.israel-peace.com/skeptic-doves/.

· Israel’s National Security and West Bank Settlements. Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy. December 2017 (With: Yonatan Levi and Shai Agmon). https://rb.gy/e2066e

· The Strategic Balance of Israel’s Withdrawal from Gaza (2005–2016). Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy. August 2016. https://rb.gy/aee8b9

· Why the Nuclear Deal is Good for Israel. Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy. July 2014. https://rb.gy/a7e72d

English Op-Eds (Selected)

· Challenging the Israeli Social Contract. Australian Outlook. June 11, 2021. https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/challenging-the-israeli-social-contract/

· Understanding Netanyahu’s Jordan Valley Declaration. Israel Policy Forum. September 11, 2019 https://israelpolicyforum.org/2019/09/11/understanding-netanyahus-jordan-valley-declaration/

· A Year In: Iran is Still Bad, the Iran Deal is Still Good. The Jewish Journal. July 25, 2016. https://jewishjournal.com/opinion/187671/

· Why the Iran Deal is Israel’s Best Alternative. The Huffington Post. July 20, 2015. https://bit.ly/2WdaJdf

· Where Dayan Goes Wrong on the Arab Peace Initiative. The Daily Beast. September 5, 2013. https://www.thedailybeast.com/where-dayan-goes-wrong-on-the-arab-peace-initiative

Hebrew Op-Eds (selected)

· Leave the Military out of it. Haaretz. May 13, 2021. https://www.haaretz.co.il/opinions/.premium-1.9804054 [responding to a call by PM Netanyahu to use the military to disperse domestic protests and ethnic clashes]

· Two Axes to Escape the Political Gridlock. Haaretz. April 24, 2018. https://www.haaretz.co.il/magazine/the-edge/.premium-1.6027644 [discussing the sources of left-center-right divide on solutions for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict]

· When Your Date Starts Collecting Intelligence About You. Haaretz. March 23, 2017. https://www.haaretz.co.il/opinions/.premium-1.3950270 [opposing a proposal to permit government information collection on left wing NGOs]

· They Only Understand Force. The Seventh Eye (העין השביעית). January 12, 2017. https://www.the7eye.org.il/232086 [arguing that Netanyahu and Yediot’s publisher’s talks are a profound failure of their democratic responsibility]

· The Left Should Realize, International Help isn’t on its Way. Haaretz. December 26, 2016. https://pre.haaretz.co.il/opinions/.premium-1.3172435