Academic and Policy Writing

Academic and policy writing

My academic, and public-policy, publications include:


SPIES (forthcoming)

EMPIRE OF SECRETS. British intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire (Harper-Press 2013)

Book (editor)

CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ESPIONAGE AND INTELLIGENCE  general ed. 3 vols (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)

Book (contributed to):

DEFENCE OF THE REALM. The Authorized History of MI5 (Penguin 2009)

Articles/ Reports

“Report: Climate Change, Intelligence, and Global Security” Belfer Center Intelligence Project Paper (May 2021)

“John Kerry Adds Exclamation Point to Climate Change, Intelligence, and Global Security Conference” News,Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, April 27, 2021

“What Constitutes Successful Covert Action? Evaluating Unacknowledged Interventionism in Foreign Affairs” Review of International Studies (2021): 1–18 [with co-authors Rory Cormac and Damien Van Puyvelde]

US Intelligence, the Coronavirus and the Age of Globalized Challenges” Paper, Centre for International Governance Innovation (August 24, 2020)

“Spies, Election Meddling, and Disinformation: Past and Present” Brown Journal of World Affairs (Fall/Winter 2019)

Intelligence, U.S. Foreign Relations, and Historical Amnesia” Passport: The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Review (April 2019)

“Take Out the Driver” Times Literary Supplement (June 5 2018)