“The Last Days of the Royal Navy: Learning Lessons from the British Strategic Retreat from the Pacific,” Toshi Yoshihara and James R. Holmes, editors, Asia Looks Seaward: The Emerging Dynamics of Regional Sea Power (Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Security International, 2008), 32-45

 “President of the Historians: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Historical Association,” White House Studies vol. 6, no. 1, (2006), 63-81
•Silver Pen Award for distinguished writing among CGSC faculty at article level

 “Nixon versus Paterno: College Football, and Presidential Politics,” Pennsylvania History vol. 73, no.  2 (Spring 2006), 236-260

 “Cold War Pop Culture and the Image of U.S. Foreign Policy: The Perspective of the Original Star Trek Series,” The Journal of Cold War Studies vol. 7 (Fall 2005), 74-103

 “Dead Beef and Live Soldiers: Lyndon Johnson, Keith Holyoake, and U.S.-New Zealand Relations in the 1960s,” Agriculture History, vol. 78, no. 1 (Winter 2004), 50-77

 “The Unfinished War: Korea, 1950-Present,” The New England Journal of History, vol. 60, no. 1-3 (Fall 2003-Spring 2004), 293-308

 “The Royal Air Force on Okinawa: The Diplomacy of a Coalition on the Verge of Victory,” Diplomatic History, vol. 27, no. 4 (September 2003), 477-500

 "The Quiet War: Compat Operations Along the Koran Demilitarized Zone, 1966-1969," The Journal of Military History vol. 64 (April 2000), 439-458

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, vol.103, no. 2, (October 1999), 147-174

Alliance in Doubt: American Reaction to the 1960 US-Japanese Security Treaty Crisis,” American Diplomacy, vol. 4, no. 3 (Autumn 1999)

 “In the Service of Pharaoh? The United States and the Deployment of Korean Troops in Vietnam, 1965-1968,” Pacific Historical Review, vol. 68, no. 3 (August 1999), 425-449

 “The Politics and Poetry of Advice and Consent: Congress Confronts the Roosevelt Administration during the State Department Confirmation Incident of 1944, Presidential Studies Quarterly, vol. 28, no. 2 (May 1998), 153-168

 “Richard Nixon, Sportswriter: The President, His Historical All-Star Baseball Team, and the Election of 1972,” Journal of Sport History, vol. 27, no. 1 (Summer, 1997), 192-202
•reprinted on ESPN.com

 “Continuity through Change: The Return of Okinawa and Iwo Jima, 1967-1972,”The Journal of American East-Asian Relations, vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring, 1994), 34-53



Articles | Magazines/Websites


“Jimmy Carter’s Disastrous Olympic Boycott,” Politico.com, February 9, 2014  

 “The Short but Brilliant Life of the British Pacific Fleet,” Joint Forces Quarterly (Issue 40, 1st Quarter, 2006), 85-91
•Kiley Prize for Best Article in the Recall Section of JFQ

 “One Last Crusade: The US-British Alliance and the End of the War in the Pacific,” The Royal United Services Institute Journal, vol. 149, no. 4 (August 2004), 62-67

“Baseball: The Great Political Equalizer,” ESPN.com, March 12, 2002 •reprint of Journal of Sport History article

 “Interservice Relations: The Army and the Marines at the Battle of Okinawa, April-June, 1945,” Infantry, (January-April, 1999), 12-15

 “Political Football: Nixon Meets the Longhorns,” Texas Alcalde, (September/October, 1998), 95-96



Articles | Newspapers

“A Boycott is Never the Answer,” The New York Times, February 6, 2014
•Opinion Page “Room for Debate” feature

 “It’s Merely Hype: Iraq is not Vietnam, and History is Not Repeating Itself,” The Augusta Chronicle, January 28, 2007

 “Victory in Iraq Requires Will to Win,” Arizona Daily Star, August 15, 2005

 “Capitalism Has Not Converted China,” Montgomery Advertiser, August 8, 2005

 “With two Koreas, there can be no Peace,” Austin American-Statesman, February 19, 2005

 “Underlying Issues Vital in Terror War,” Montgomery Advertiser, October 30, 2004



Articles | Literary Journals

“Commander in Sport: Dick Nixon and his Leisurely Pursuits,” Sport Literate, vol. 5, no. (2008), 76-83



Review Essays

 “In the Service of Zeus: International Sports in the 1930s,” Review of Globalizing Sport: National Rivalry and International Community in the 1930s by Barbara J. Keys. Diplomatic History, vol. 32, no. 1 (January 2008), 143-152

“In the Service of Mars,” Review of The Past as Prologue: The Importance of History to the Military Profession edited by Williamson Murray and Richard Hart Sinnreich. H-War, H-Net Reviews, March 2007.

“The Dynamic Duo in East Asia,” Review of Japan and Greater China: Political Economy and Military Power in the Asian Century by Greg Austin and Stuart Harris.  H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews, December, 2002.

“With Skill and a Lot of Luck: Another Look at the American Crusade in the Pacific,” Review of The Pacific War Revisited edited by Gunter Bischof and Robert L. Dupont. H-US-Japan, H-Net Reviews, November, 1998.


Book Reviews

 Admiral 'Bull' Halsey: The Life and Wars of the Navy's Most Controversial Commander by John Wukovits. War in History vol. 18, no. 3 (July 2011), 410-411

 Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy by John R. Hale. San Francisco Book Review (September 2009), 25

 The Cambodia Campaign by John M. Shaw.  Air & Space Power Journal vol. 21, no. 3 (Fall 2007) 117-118

 First Victory: Britain’s Forgotten Struggle in the Middle East, 1941 by Robert Lyman.  British Army Review no. 142 (Summer 2007), 116-117

 War in Human Civilization by Azar Gat.  The Philadelphia Inquirer May 6, 2007, page D4

 Making Waves: Politics, Propaganda, and the Emergence of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1868-1922 by J. Charles Schencking. Intelligence and National Security vol. 21, no. 4 (August 2006), 634-635

 Moon over Malaya: A Tale of Argylls and Marinesby Jonathan Moffatt and Audrey Holmes McCormick.  The Scottish Historical Review vol. 85, no. 1 (April 2006), 171-172

 In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds. Air & Space Power Journal vol. 19, no. 3 (Fall 2005) 112-113

 Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare: The Evolution of British and American Ideas about Strategic Bombing, 1914-1945 by Tami Davis Biddle. Air Power History (Fall 2005), 58-59.

 The Philippine War, 1899-1902 by Brian McAllister Linn.  Nebraska History vol. 84, no. 1 (Spring 2003), 53

 The Rhetorical Presidency, Propaganda, and the Cold War, 1945-1955 by Shawn J. Parry-Giles. Rhetoric & Public Affairs vol. 5, no. 4 (Winter 2002), 767-769

 Mao’s Generals Remember Korea translated and edited by Xiaobing Li, Allan R. Millet and Bin Yi.  Parameters vol. 32, no. 3 (Autumn 2002), 153-154

 The Battle for Kursk 1943: The Soviet General Staff Study translated and edited by David M. Glantz and Harold S. Orenstein.  Armor vol. 111, no. 1 (January-February 2002), 50-51

 Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and the Rewriting of History by Angelo M. Codevilla.  Foreign Service Journal vol. 78, no. 10 (October 2001), 56

 Creating an American Lake: United States Imperialism and Strategic Security in the Pacific Basin, 1945-1947 by Hal M. Friedman. International History Review vol. 24, no. 1 (March 2002), 200-201

 How Effective is Strategic Bombing? Lessons Learned from World War II to Kosovo by Gian P. Gentile.  Marine Corps Gazette vol. 85, no. 10 (October 2001), 70

Korea on the Brink: From the “12/12 Incident” to the Kwangju Uprising, 1979-1980 by John A. Wickham.  Naval War College Review vol. 54, no. 4 (Autumn 2001), 174-175

 The Korean War: No Victors, No Vanquishedby Stanley Sandler. Indiana Magazine of History  (June 2001), 163-164

 United States Foreign Policy towards Cambodia, 1977-92: A Question of Realities by Christopher Brady.  The Journal of American History vol. 87, no. 3 (December 2000), 1123-1124

John Foster Dulles: Piety, Pragmatism, and Power in U.S. Foreign Policy by Richard H. Immerman. American Diplomacy vol. 5, no. 1 (Winter 2000)

 Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1940  by Brian McAllister Linn.  Pacific Affairs vol. 72, no. 2 (Summer 1999), 315-316

 Controlling the Waves: Dean Acheson and U.S. Foreign Policy in Asia by Ronald McGlothlen. The Journal of Military History vol. 59 no. 2 (April 1995), 361-62