Senior Fellow Stephen Kinzer writes for the Boston Globe, "President Biden has evidently understood the fundamental lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis, which is that opponents in a game of nuclear chicken should talk and deal, not bluster and threaten."
The Board of Directors of the US Peace Memorial Foundation unanimously voted to award the 2022 US Peace Prize to Costs of War “For Crucial Research to Shed Light on The Human, Environmental, Economic, Social, and Political Costs of U.S. Wars.”
Report written for the Costs of War project by Visiting Professor Lyle Goldstein on the long history of threat inflation in U.S. foreign policy, Russian military weakness, and the implications of the war in Ukraine for U.S. military spending, cited in Responsible Statecraft.
Visiting Professor Lyle Goldstein recently authored a paper in collaboration with the Costs of War project titled, "Threat Inflation, Russian Military Weakness, and the Resulting Nuclear Paradox: Implications of the War in Ukraine for U.S. Military Spending."
If the U.S. and NATO increase their military spending and conventional forces in Europe, the weakness of Russian conventional military forces could prompt Moscow to rely more heavily on its nuclear forces, according to the latest report from the Costs of War Project cited in Business Insider.
Watson Postdoctoral Fellow Liana Woskie named a 2022 Guggenheim Emerging Scholar for her dissertation project titled, "Quantifying Structural Violence: Female Sterilization and Normalized State Repression in Healthcare."
Professor Robert Blair recently authored a paper titled, "Foreign Aid and Soft Power: Great Power Competition in Africa in the Early Twenty-first Century" in the British Journal of Political Science published by Cambridge University Press.