His first book, The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order, is an international history of the Palestinian liberation struggle. It examines the PLO's creation of a broad network of support among naitonal liberation movements throughout the Third World and the implications of this support for U.S. foreign policy and the larger Arab-Israeli conflict. It will be published by Oxford University Press in 2012. http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/HistoryWorld/British/Since...
He is currently working on a study of the bloodiest encounters of the Cold War, tentatively titled, "The Cold War's Killing Fields."
Selected Prizes and Fellowships
- 2010 Oxford University Press International History Prize
- 2009-10 Fellow in American Foreign Policy at Williams College
- 2008-09 Fellow in International Security Studies at Yale University
- 2004-07 Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, Middle East Studies Center, Ohio State University
- The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)
- “Rethinking the Middle East in the Cold War,” Roundtable Essay, International Journal of Middle East Studies (May 2011)
- “Schoenau and the Eagles of the Palestinian Revolution: Refugees, Guerillas, and Human Rights in the Global 1970s,” Cold War History (Jan. 2013)
- “The Struggle Against Oppression Everywhere: The Global Politics of Palestinian Liberation” Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 47, No. 1 (Jan. 2011)
- “A World Restored: Counterrevolution, Religious Fundamentalism, and the Search for Order in the Middle East,” Diplomatic History, Vol. 32, No. 3 (June 2008) 441-469