Select Recent Publications
Articles and Book Chapters:
“Denying the ‘First Right’: The United States, Indonesia, and the Ranking of Human Rights by the Carter Administration, 1976-1980,” International History Review XXXI, 4 (December 2009), 798-826.
“Indonesia’s ‘Accelerated Modernization’ and the global discourse of development,” Diplomatic History 33:3 (June 2009), 467-486.
“’Illegally and Beautifully:’ The United States, the Indonesian Invasion of East Timor and the International Community,” Cold War History, Vol. 5:3 (August 2005), 281-315.
“Solidarity in an Age of Globalization: The International Movement for East Timor and U.S. Foreign Policy,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2004), 453-482.
“’Human Rights Are the Same as Coca Cola:’ Contested Human Rights Discourses in Suharto’s Indonesia, 1968-1980,” solicited chapter in Sam Moyn and Jan Eckel, eds. The Global History of Human Rights in the 1970s (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
“Bringing the Non-State Back in: Human Rights and Terrorism since 1945,” solicited chapter in Michael Hogan and Frank Costigliola, eds., America in the World: the Historiography of American Foreign Relations since 1945 (Revised Edition, Cambridge University Press: New York, forthcoming 2012).
“Southeast Asia in the Global Cold War,” solicited chapter in Robert McMahon, ed. The Cold War in the Third World (series editor William Roger Louis, Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2011)
“The political economy of the 1965-1966 mass killings in Indonesia,” solicited chapter in Douglas Kammen and Katharine McGregor, eds. The Destruction of the Indonesian Communist Party (published jointly by University of Hawaii Press, National University of Singapore Press, KITLV Press, Asian Studies Association of Australia, forthcoming, 2011).
“The United States, Indonesia and the Contested History of Human Rights in the 1970s” in Akira Iriye et al., eds., Human Rights in the Twentieth Century: An International History (Oxford: New York, forthcoming, 2011)
“A Colonial Hot War in Cold War Disguise: The Indonesian Invasion and Occupation of East Timor, 1975-1999,” in Bernd Greiner, ed., Hot Wars in the Cold War (Hamburg: Hamburg Institute for Social Research, 2006), 23pp.
Review of Anne Foster, Projections of Power: The United States and Europe in Colonial Southeast Asia, 1919–1941 (Duke, 2010) for www.h-net.org/-diplo/ (forthcoming).
Review of David Ekbladh, The Great American Mission: Modernization and Construction of an American World Order (Princeton, 2009), Reviews in American History (forthcoming).
Review of Quataert, Jean H. Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilizations in Global Politics. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009), International History Review, (forthcoming).
Review of Scott Kaufman, Plans Unraveled: The Foreign Policy of the Carter Administration (DeKalb, 2008) for Diplomatic History (forthcoming).
Review of David Ekbladh, The Great American Mission: Modernization and Construction of an American World Order (Princeton, 2009) for www.h-net.org/-diplo/, July, 2010.
Review of William F. Schulz, ed., The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era (Philadelphia, 2008), for www.h-net.org/~hrights, 2009
Review of Michael S. Grow, U.S. Presidents and Latin American Interventions: Pursuing Regime Change in the Cold War (Lawrence, 2008) for Journal of Interdisciplinary History, (2009).
Review of Ragna Boden, "Cold War Economics: Soviet Aid to Indonesia,"Journal of Cold War Studies, Vol. 10, No. 3 (Summer 2008), for http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/ (September 2008).
Review of Greg Brazinsky, Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy (Chapel Hill, 2007) for http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/ (August 2008).
Review of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XX, Southeast Asia, 1969-1972, Diplomatic History (Diplomatic History, April 2008).
Review of Staging Growth: Modernization, Development, and the Global Cold War (Boston, 2003), Edited by David C. Engerman, Nils Gilman, Mark H. Haefele, and Michael E. Latham, International History Review, 26:2(June 2004).
Review of Jeremy Suri, Power and Protest: Global Revolution and the Rise of Détente (Cambridge, MA, 2003), Published by H-Net and H-Peace@h-net.msu.edu (September 2003).
“The Skeletons in Denis Blair’s Closet,” December 26, 2008, commentary posted at www.Counterpunch.org.
“Suharto’s Deadly Legacy – and Ours,” Op-Ed distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service and the Progressive Media Project, January 29, 2008.
“Suharto: A Declassified Documentary Obituary,” A National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book, January 2008 (www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/Indonesia).
“A Quarter Century of U.S. Support for Occupation,” A National Security Archive Briefing Book, November 2005 (www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/Indonesia).
Op-Ed, “Bush’s Retreat on Indonesian Human Rights,” Jakarta Post, 28 March 2005.
“U.S. Policy Toward Indonesia, West Papua, and the 1969 ‘Act of Free Choice,’” A National Security Archive Briefing Book, July 2004 (www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/Indonesia).