James A. Nathan

Response
Nov/Dec
2012
James A. Nathan and Graham Allison

Graham Allison unduly credits Kennedy’s use of threats in resolving the Cuban missile crisis, argues James Nathan. Allison disagrees, pointing to the case of Iran, where only the prospect of an attack can convince the country to abandon its nuclear ambitions.

Response
Jul/Aug
2010
Arjun Chowdhury and Ronald R. Krebs, James A. Nathan, and Sheri Berman

Can Louis XIV's consolidation of power in seventeenth-century France guide the way for state builders in Afghanistan today? Sheri Berman defends her case.