Publications

Books and Monographs

Jonas Siegel, John Steinbruner, and Nancy Gallagher, Comprehensive Nuclear Material Accounting, (CISSM Monograph, March 2014)

John D. Steinbruner, Paul C. Stern, and Jo L. Husbands, Editors, Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis, (The National Academies Press, January 2013)

John Steinbruner, The Secular Monastery, (CreateSpace, December 2011)

Nancy Gallagher and John Steinbruner, Reconsidering the Rules for Space Security, (American Academy of Arts and Sciences Monograph, 2008)

John Steinbruner, Elisa D. Harris, Nancy Gallagher, Stacy M. Okutani, Controlling Dangerous Pathogens, (CISSM, March 2007)

John Steinbruner, The Cybernetic Theory of Decision, (2nd ed., Princeton University Press, 2002)

John Steinbruner, Principles of Global Security, (Brookings Press, 2000)

Articles and Op-Eds

Paul C. Stern, Kristie L. Ebi, Robin Leichenko, Richard Stuart Olson, John Steinbruner & Robert Lempert, "Managing Risk with Climate Vulnerability Science", (Nature Climate Change, June 2013)

John Steinbruner, "Preparing to Manage Geoengineering Contingencies", (Contribution to WBUR's Climate Change Series, April 2013)

David G. Victor, M. Granger Morgan, Jay Apt, John Steinbruner, and Katharine Ricke , "The Truth about Geoengineering", (ForeignAffairs.com, March 2013)

John Steinbruner, "The Strategic Implications of Global Warming", (Paper prepared for Financial Services Volunteer Corps Symposium, November 2012)

John Steinbruner, "Action Required on Influenza Research", (The Hill's Congress Blog, April 2012)

John Steinbruner, "The Fight over Flu: A System for Redacted Papers", (Nature, vol. 481, 01/19/2012)

Steven Kull, John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsay, Evan Lewis, Jonas Siegel, Kevin Jones, Stefan Subias, "Faith and Global Policy Challenges", (A CISSM/PIPA/Knowledge Network poll, December 2011)

John Steinbruner, "Prospects for Global Restraints on Cyberattacks", (Arms Control Today, December 2011)

Steven Kull, John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsay, Evan Lewis, Jonas Siegel, Kevin Jones, Stefan Subias, "Faith and Global Policy Challenges Questionnaire", (A CISSM/PIPA/Knowledge Network poll, December 2011)

John D. Steinbruner, "Cooperative Security", (Entry in the International Encyclopedia of Political Science, October 2010)

David G. Victor, M. Granger Morgan, Jay Apt, John Steinbruner and Katherine Ricke, "The Geoengineering Option: A Last Resort Against Global Warming?", (Foreign Affairs, March/April, 2009)

John Steinbruner, "Engagement With Russia: Managing Risks, Repairing Rifts", (Arms Control Today, January 2009)

John Steinbruner, "Looking Back: Carter's 1978 Declaration and the Significance of Security Assurances", (Arms Control Today, October 2008)

John Steinbruner, "Consensual Security", (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April, 2008)

Steven Kull, John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsay and Evan Lewis, "Americans and Russians on International Security and Arms Control Questionnaire", (A PIPA/Knowledge Network Poll, January 2008)

Steven Kull, John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsay and Evan Lewis, "Americans and Russians on Space Weapons", (A PIPA/Knowledge Network Poll, 01/24/2008)

John Steinbruner and Nancy Gallagher, "If You Lead, They Will Follow: Public Opinion and Repairing the U.S. - Russian Strategic Relationship", (Arms Control Today, January 2008)

John Steinbruner and Tim Gulden, "The Security Implications of Global Warming", (Public Policy, Winter, 2008)

Steven Kull, John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsay, and Evan Lewis, "Americans and Russians on Nuclear Weapons and the Future of Disarmament", (A PIPA/Knowledge Network Poll, 11/09/2007)

John Steinbruner and Tim Gulden, "Violence in Iraq is Beyond Our Control", (The Baltimore Sun, 09/10/2007)

Tim Gulden and John Steinbruner, "Comprehending Violence in Iraq", (Submitted version of Baltimore Sun Op-Ed, 09/10/2007)

John Steinbruner, "Burdens of Proof: Can Civilization Cope With the Unthinkable?", (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January/February, 2007)

John Steinbruner, "In the Name of Defence", (The New Scientist, November 2006)

John Steinbruner, "U.S., Iranian Leaders Walk Through Mine Fields Over Nuclear Impasse", (Catholic Online, June 2006)

Elisa D. Harris and John Steinbruner, "Scientific Openness and National Security after 9/11", (CBW Conventions Bulletin, March 2005)

John Steinbruner, "Review of The Future of Arms Control by Michael A. Levi and Michael E. O'Hanlon", (Arms Control Today, Vol. 35, No. 2, March 2005)

John Steinbruner and Stacy Okutani, "The Protective Oversight of Biotechnology", (Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, December 2004)

John Steinbruner and Nancy Gallagher, "Constructive Transformation: an Alternative Vision of Global Security", (Daedalus, Summer, 2004)

Steven Kull, John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, Clay Ramsay, and Evan Lewis, "Americans on WMD Questionnaire", (A PIPA/Knowledge Network Poll, April 2004)

John Steinbruner and Elisa D. Harris, "Dangerous Research: When Science Breeds Nightmares", (International Herald Tribune, 12/03/2003)

John Steinbruner and Elisa D. Harris, "Controlling Dangerous Pathogens", (Issues in Science and Technology, Spring, 2003)

John Steinbruner, "Confusing Ends and Means: The Doctrine of Coercive Pre-emption", (Arms Control Today, January/February, 2003)

John Steinbruner and Jeffrey Lewis, "The Unsettled Legacy of the Cold War", (Daedalus, Fall, 2002)

Carl Kaysen, John Steinbruner, and Martin B. Malin, "U.S. National Security Policy: In Search of a Balance", (in War with Iraq: Costs, Consequences, and Alternatives; Committee on International Security Studies, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002)

John Steinbruner, Nancy Gallagher, and Stacy Okutani, "A Tough Call", (Arms Control Today, May 2001)

John Steinbruner, "NMD and the Wistful Pursuit of Common Sense", (National Security Studies Quarterly, Summer, 2000)

John Steinbruner, "Renovating Arms Control through Reassurance", (The Washington Quarterly, Spring, 2000)

John Steinbruner, "Biological Weapons: A Plague on All Houses", (Foreign Policy, Winter 1997, 1998)

Working Papers

John Steinbruner and Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, "Reconsidering the Morality of Deterrence", (CISSM Working Paper, March 2012)

John Steinbruner, "Security Policy and the Question of Fundamental Change", (CISSM Working Paper, November 2010)

John Steinbruner, "Potentially Constructive Implications of Disaster in Iraq", (CISSM Working Paper, 08/31/2007)

Tim Gulden and John Steinbruner, "The Localized Nature of Violence in Iraq", (CISSM Working Paper and Op-Ed Draft, 08/24/2007)

John Steinbruner and Nancy Gallagher, "Prospects for Security Transformation", (CISSM Working Paper, July 2004)

John Steinbruner, "Protective Oversight of Biotechnology", (CISSM Working Paper, 02/11/2002)

John Steinbruner, "The Significance of Joint Missile Surveillance", (Occasional Paper of the Committee on International Security Studies, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, July 2001)

Conference Reports, Presentations and Other Documents

John Steinbruner, "Realism, Strategic Interest, and Moral Responsibility Regarding Iran", (CISSM Policy Brief, September 2012)

John Steinbruner, "Oversight Required on Influenza Research", (CISSM Policy Brief, July 2012)

John Steinbruner, "On Fact, Faith and Fiction", (Statement, October 2011)

John Steinbruner , "U.S.-U.S.S.R. Bilateral Arms Control", (Presentation to AAAS/Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy Congressional Seminar, July 2011)

John Steinbruner, "Prudent Regulation of Geoengineering", (Summary paper prepared for the National Commission on Energy Policy, Task Force on Geoengineering , March 2010)

John Steinbruner, Robie I. Samanta Roy, Nancy Gallagher, Jeffrey Lewis, Neal Lane, and George Abbey, Space Policy Briefing, (American Academy of Arts and Sciences Briefing, 07/30/2009)

John Steinbruner, Managing The Promise and Danger of Biotechnology, (Regional Biosecurity Workshop, Alexandria, Egypt, February 2009)

John Steinbruner, Managing the Promise and Danger of Biotechnology, (Regional Biosecurity Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 2008)

John Steinbruner, Letter to Robert Hickey, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, (Final memo, NIC Project, 01/27/2008)

John Steinbruner, Managing the Promise and Danger of Biotechnology, (Regional Biosecurity Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2007)

John Steinbruner, Problems of Prudence: Nuclear Explosives, Biotechnology and Global Warming, (Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award Lecture, 10/24/2007)

John Steinbruner, Managing The Promise and Danger of Biotechnology, (Regional Biosecurity Workshop, Singapore, May 2007)

John Steinbruner, Managing the Destructive Potential of Biotechnology, (Presentation at the Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project Regional Workshop on Dual-Use Research, Teresopolis, Brazil, December 2006)

John Steinbruner, "The Argument for Oversight: Developments in the US", (Presentation at the Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project Regional Workshop on Dual-Use Research, Matrahaza, Hungary, May 2006)

Elisa D. Harris, Michael Imperiale, Ottorino Cosivi, Ronald Atlas, John Steinbruner, "Biosecurity Challenges in the Post 9-11 World", (Presentation in the Panel "Biosecurity Challenges in the Post 9-11 World" at American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 02/18/2006)

John Steinbruner, "The Argument for Oversight", (Presentation in the Panel "Biosecurity Challenges in the Post 9-11 World" at American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 02/18/2006)

John Steinbruner, "The Protective Oversight of Highly Consequential Biological Research", (Prepared for the Biosafety Parallel Session, International High-Level Forum on Bioeconomy, Beijing, China, 09/14/2005)

John Steinbruner, "Perspective on United States Security Policy", (Presentation before Conference on the United States and Europe: Partners or Rivals Clingendael Institute, the Hague, 11/12/2004)

John Steinbruner, "Dynamics of Islamic Politics", (workshop jointly organized by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland and the Center for International Development and Conflict Management, 02/22/2002)