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Note: This bibliography changes the order of authors so that Georgetown authors are listed first.

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Rosa Brooks, Tangled Up in Blue: Policing in 21st Century America (Penguin Press forthcoming).   
  • Rosa Brooks, National Security in the Information Age, in Economics and Security: Challenges and Opportunities in a Resources Constrained World (Newport, R.I.: Naval War College forthcoming).    [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks , Am. J. Int'l L. (forthcoming) (reviewing Antonia Chayes, Borderless Wars: Civil Military Disorder and Legal Uncertainty (2015)).   


  • Rosa Brooks, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon (New York: Simon & Schuster 2016).    [BOOK]
  • Rosa Brooks, Jane E. Stromseth & David Wippman, Can Might Make Rights? Building the Rule of Law After Military Interventions (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press 2006).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Rosa Brooks, Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk: The Role of U.S. Allies in Keeping the U.S. Honest, 48 Geo. J. Int'l L. 923-929 (2017).    [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Kori Schake & Jake Sullivan, Panel, The U.S. Role in Preserving Global Security, 109 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 341-352 (2016).    [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Gregory McNeal & Benjamin Wittes, AUMF Panel Transcript, 42 Pepp. L. Rev. 607-632 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Cross-Border Targeted Killings: "Lawful but Awful"?, 2 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y: Federalist Edition 233-250 (2015).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, Remarks, Humanitarian Intervention: Evolving Norms, Fragmenting Consensus, 29 Md. J. Int'l L. 161-183 (2014).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, Duck-Rabbits and Drones: Legal Indeterminacy in the War on Terror, 25 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 301-315 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, The Trickle-Down War, 32 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 583-602 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Be Careful What You Wish For: Changing Doctrines, Changing Technologies, and the Lower Cost of War, 106 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 31-35 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, Lessons for International Law from the Arab Spring, 28 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 713-732 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, Sarah Cleveland, Kenneth Anderson, Julian Ku, Gregory S. McNeal & John O. McGinnis, Panel, International: National Security vs. International Law?, 16 Touro Int'l L. Rev. 51-81 (2013).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, Reflections on Kony 2012, Harv. Hum. Rts. J. Online, Nov. 26, 2012.    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, Strange Bedfellows: The Convergence of Sovereignty-Limiting Doctrines in Counterterrorist and Human Rights Discourses, 13 Geo. J. Int'l Aff. 125-133 (2012).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, We The People's Executive, 115 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 88-91 (2006).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, What the Internet Age Means for Female Scholars, 116 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 46-52 (2006).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, 99 Am. J. Int'l L. 527-531 (2005) (reviewing Christian Tomuschat, Human Rights: Between Realism and Idealism (2003)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Failed States, or the State as Failure?, 72 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1159-1196 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, Protecting Rights in the Age of Terrorism: Challenges and Opportunities, 36 Geo. J. Intl. L. 669-682 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, The Politics of the Geneva Conventions: Avoiding Formalist Traps, 46 Va. J. Intl. L. 197-207 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, Ticking Bombs & Catastrophes, 8 Green Bag 2d 311-320 (2005) (reviewing Torture: A Collection (Sanford Levinson ed., 2004)).    [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, War Everywhere: Rights, National Security Law, and the Law of Armed Conflict in the Age of Terror, 153 U. Pa. L. Rev. 675-761 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks & Anne-Marie Slaughter, A Just World Under Law, 98 Am. Soc'y Intl. L. Proc. 126-129 (2004).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Scott Carlson & Mariam Nawabi, Panel 1: Establishing the Rule of Law, 33 Ga. J. Intl. & Comp. L. 119-141 (2004).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rosa Brooks, Law in the Heart of Darkness: Atrocity & Duress, 43 Va. J. Intl. L. 861-888 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, The New Imperialism: Violence, Norms, and the "Rule of Law", 101 Mich. L. Rev. 2275-2340 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, Feminism and International Law: An Opportunity for Transformation, 14 Yale J.L. & Feminism 345-361 (2002).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Ehrenreich, Privacy and Power, 89 Geo. L.J. 2047-2062 (2001).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Rosa Brooks, Civil-Military Paradoxes, in Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military 21-68 (Kori Schake & Jim Mattis eds., Stanford, Cal.: Hoover Institution Press 2016).   
  • Rosa Brooks, Crafting a Progressive Foreign Policy in Today's World, in Progressivism in America: Past, Present and Future 141-163 (David B. Woolner & John M. Thompson eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2016).    [BOOK]
  • Rosa Brooks, Drones and Cognitive Dissonance, in Drone Wars: Transforming Conflict, Law, and Policy 230-252 (Peter L. Bergen & Daniel Rothenberg eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2015).    [Gtown Law] [BOOK]
  • Rosa Brooks, Privacy Is a Red Herring: The Debate Over NSA Surveillance Is About Something Else Entirely, in Privacy 65-71 (Noël Merino ed., Farmington Hills, Mich.: Greenhaven Press 2015).    [BOOK]
  • Rosa Brooks, Civilians and Armed Conflict, in The United Nations Security Council in the Age of Human Rights 35-67 (Jared Genser & Bruno Stagno Ugarte eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2014).    [Gtown Law] [BOOK]
  • Rosa Brooks, Lessons from Social Psychology for Complex Operations, in Strategic Realities in Irregular Conflict 62-72 (Franklin D. Kramer & Melanne Civic eds., D.C.: Center for Naval Analysis 2013).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Brooks, A Man with a Talent for Risk and Trust, in The Rise of International Justice: A Tribute to Aryeh Neier 61-68 (Open Society Foundations 2013).    [BOOK]

Congressional Testimony

  • Drone Wars: The Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killing: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on the Constitution, Civil Rights & Human Rights of the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 113th Cong., Apr. 23, 2013 (Statement of Rosa Brooks) (CIS-No.: Pending).   
  • Oversight: The Law of Armed Conflict, the Use of Military Force, and the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Armed Servs., 113th Cong., May 16, 2013 (Statement of Rosa Brooks) (CIS-No.: 2014-S201-7).    [WWW]
  • Evolution of Strategic Communication and Information Operations Since 9/11: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Emerging Threats & Capabilities of the H. Comm. on Armed Servs., 112th Cong., July 12, 2011 (Statement of Rosa Brooks) (CIS-No.: 2011-H201-154).    [WWW]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Rosa Brooks, Drones and the International Rule of Law, 28 Ethics & Int'l Aff. 83-103 (2014).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rosa Brooks, Democracy Promotion: Done Right, A Progressive Cause, Democracy, Winter 2012, at 18-25.    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rosa Ehrenreich Brooks, 10 Constellations 571-574 (2003) (reviewing Jean L. Cohen, Regulating Intimacy: Towards a New Legal Paradigm (2002)).   
  • Rosa Brooks, By Force of Will - Can the Rule of Law in Iraq Come from the Barrel of a Gun?, Legal Aff., Nov./Dec. 2003, at 24-25.    [W]

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