The Mind of the African Strongman: Conversations with Dictators, Statesmen, and Father Figures (New Academia, 2015)

Intervening in Africa: Conflict Resolution in a Troubled Continent (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000)

Op-eds and Articles

"Mugabe Likely to Go Gracefully, Mnangagwa Unlikely to Stay Long." allAfrica. 18 November 2017. Web.

"Reject Trump's Proposed Budget." Global Security. 22 March 2017. Web.

"A Message To The Gambia - 'Build That Bridge.'" allAfrica. 9 December 2016. Web. 

"How Might Trump Change Africa Policy?" allAfrica. 17 November 2016. Web.

"Winning Hearts, Minds, and Independence: How the United States Approached Post-Colonial Africa." Foreign Affairs. 4 Jan. 2016. Web.

"Danger Looms in DRC As Kabila Maneuvers to Remain In Power." allAfrica. 27 Aug. 2015. Web. 

"Civil Conflict, Civil Society: A History of Political and Social Change in Burkina Faso." Insight on Conflict. Peace Direct, 4 Feb. 2015. Web.

"Cote d'Ivoire: Former U.S. Official Calls for Amnesty for Simone Gbagbo." allAfrica. 08 Jan. 2015. Web.

"Can Africa Trade Its Way to Peace?" The New York Times 16 Dec. 2008: A37. Print.

"Time to Bring Eritrea in from the Cold." African Arguments. 16 Dec. 2013. Web.

Journal Articles

“Africa’s Illegitimate Surrogate Wars: Disastrous and Stealthy Cross Border Acts of Aggression That Have Never Been Acknowledged nor Discussed.” American Foreign Policy Interests 36.4 (2014): 240-48.

“A Perspective on Fifty Years of U.S. Africa Policy: The Nixon Legacy.” American Foreign Policy Interests 32.4 (2010): 209-18.

"Al Qaeda in Africa: The Creeping Menace to Sub-Sahara's 500 Million Muslims." American Foreign Policy Interests 35 (2013): 63-69.

"Commentary: Without US Attention the Liberian Tragedy Will Fester." Africa Analysis 427 (July 25, 2003): 19.

"Democratizing Africa: Two Decades of U.S. Policy." American Foreign Policy Interests 33 (2011): 230-35.

"Finding Friends in Congress." Africa Report 40, no. 2 (March 1, 1995): 13.

"In Sub-Saharan Africa, Security Is Overtaking Development as Washington's Top Policy Priority." American Foreign Policy Interests 30 (2008): 88-95.

"Introduction to Africa's Conflicting Challenges: Security vs. Modernization." American Foreign Policy Interests 35 (2013): 311-12.

"NATO's Military Arm Starting to Look South Toward Africa." American Foreign Policy Interests 28 (2006): 219-21.

“Rwanda: Fifty Years of Ethnic Conflict on Steroids.” American Foreign Policy Interests 34.2 (2012): 86-92. 

"Sudan: American Policy toward the Land of Endless Conflict." American Foreign Policy Interests 34 (2012): 322-28.

"The African Economic Miracle: Myth or Reality." American Foreign Policy Interests 35:212-16.

"U.S. Policy Toward Africa: Recommendations for the Next U.S. Administration, 2009-2013." American Foreign Policy Interests 30 (2008): 315-20.

"US-Africa Policy as Conflict Management." SAIS Review 21, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 239-44.