Publications

Calculating Credibility: Click for more

Daryl G. Press, Calculating Credibility: How Leaders Assess Military Threats


(Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005). Part of the Cornell Studies in International Security series.
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Academic Research

"Why States Won't Give Nuclear Weapons to Terrorists"
International Security, forthcoming, 2013.

"Atomic Aversion: Experimental Evidence on Taboos, Traditions, and the
Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons"

American Political Science Review, Vol. 107, Issue 1 (February 2013).

"Is the Prize Worth Protecting? An Exchange"
Correspondence on "Protecting the Prize: Oil and U.S. National Security"

Security Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 1 (Winter 2013).

"Protecting the Prize: Oil and U.S. National Security"
Security Studies, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Fall 2010).
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"Second Strike"
Correspondence on "The Nukes We Need: Preserving the American Deterrent"

Foreign Affairs, March/April 2010.
[Foreign Affairs Magazine]

"The Nukes We Need: Preserving the American Deterrent"
Foreign Affairs, November/December 2009.
[pdf of article -- with appendix]  |  [Foreign Affairs Magazine]

"The End of MAD? The Nuclear Dimension of U.S. Primacy"
International Security, Vol. 30, No. 4 (Spring 2006).
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"The Short Shadow of U.S. Primacy?"
Correspondence on "The End of MAD?"

International Security, Vol. 31, No. 3 (Winter 2006/07).
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"Nuclear Exchange: Does Washington Really Have (or Want) Nuclear Primacy?"
Correspondence on "The Rise of U.S. Nuclear Primacy"

Foreign Affairs, September/October 2006.
[pdf]  |  [Foreign Affairs Magazine]

"The Rise of U.S. Nuclear Primacy"
Foreign Affairs, March/April 2006.
[pdf]  |  [Foreign Affairs Magazine]

"U.S. Nuclear Primacy and the Future of the Chinese Deterrent"
China Security, Vol. 3, No. 5 (Winter 2007).
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"The Credibility of Power: Assessing Threats during the 'Appeasement' Crises of the 1930s"
International Security, Vol. 29, No. 3 (Winter 2004/05).
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"Energy Alarmism: The Myths that Make Americans Worry about Oil"
Cato Policy Analysis, No. 589, April 2007.
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"The Effects of Wars on Neutral Countries: Why It Doesn’t Pay to Preserve the Peace"
Security Studies, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Summer 2001).
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"The Myth of Airpower in the Persian Gulf War and the Future of Airpower"
International Security, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Fall 2001).
[pdf]

"Lessons From Ground Combat in the Gulf: The Impact of Training and Technology"
International Security, Vol. 22, No. 2 (Fall 1997).
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"Come Home, America: The Strategy of Restraint in the Face of Temptation"
International Security, Vol. 21, No. 4 (Spring 1997).
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Selected Popular Press

"Obama's Nuclear Upgrade: The Case for Modernizing America's Nukes"
Foreign Affairs Website, July 6, 2011.
[Foreign Affairs Website]

"Footprints in the Sand"
The American Interest, March/April 2010.
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"The Strategy of Restraint: Reclaiming Our Strategic Depth"
World Affairs, Fall 2009.

"All the Oil We Need"
New York Times, August 21, 2008.
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"Superiority Complex: Why America's growing nuclear supremacy may make war with China more likely"
The Atlantic Monthly, July / August 2007.
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"Time to Offshore Our Troops"
New York Times, December 12, 2006.
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"A Victory, But Little Is Gained"
New York Times, November 17, 2004.
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"How to Take Baghdad"
New York Times, March 26, 2003.
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