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Rosa Brooks


Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Professor of Law

A.B., Harvard; M.St., Oxford; J.D., Yale

Areas of Expertise:

Human Rights Law, International Law, National Security, Military, War and Peace

Rosa Brooks teaches courses on international law, national security, constitutional law, and other subjects. She also writes a weekly column for Foreign Policy,...

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Rosa Brooks teaches courses on international law, national security, constitutional law, and other subjects. She also writes a weekly column for Foreign Policy, and serves as a Senior Fellow at New America.

From 2009-2011, Brooks served as Counselor to Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy. During her time at the Defense Department, Brooks also founded the Office for Rule of Law and International Humanitarian Policy, and also led a major overhaul of the Defense Department's strategic communication and information operations efforts. In July 2011, she received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service.

From 2005-2009, Brooks was a weekly op-ed columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and served as faculty director of GULC's Human Rights Institute. In 2006-2007, Brooks served as Special Counsel to the President at the Open Society Institute in New York. From 2001-2006, she was an associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, where she taught human rights law, constitutional law, and criminal law.

Brooks has also served as a senior advisor at the US Department of State, a consultant for Human Rights Watch, a fellow at the Carr Center at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, a board member of Amnesty International USA, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a lecturer at Yale Law School, a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law, a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Fragile States, the board of the National Security Network and the Steering Committee of the White Oak Foreign Policy Leaders Project.

In addition to her popular writing, Brooks has written numerous scholarly articles on international law, failed states, post-conflict reconstruction and the rule of law, human rights, terrorism and the law of war. 

Her most recent book, How Everything Became War and the Military 
Became Everything,
 was published in 2016 by Simon and Schuster.  She 
is also the author of Can Might Make Rights? The Rule of Law After Military Interventions (with Jane Stromseth and David Wippman), published in 2006 by Cambridge University Press. Her government and NGO work has involved field research in Iraq, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Israel, Palestine, Kosovo, China, Russia, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, and Sierra Leone, among other places.

Brooks received her A.B. from Harvard in 1991 (history and literature), followed by a master's degree from Oxford in 1993 (social anthropology) and a law degree from Yale in 1996.

Recent Scholarship

Books

  • Rosa Brooks, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon (New York: Simon & Schuster 2016).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • 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]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • 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]
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All Scholarship 2001 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • 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]

Books

  • 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, 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, 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]
Recent scholarship

In the News

"How to Talk to a Veteran," coverage in War on the Rocks, November 7, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Pure Trump. And It’s Working For Him," coverage on NBC News, November 4, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Malta isn’t working," coverage in Malta Today, October 24, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Donald Trump-Kaiser Wilhelm parallels are getting scary," coverage in The Chicago Tribune, October 13, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump’s ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is the new darling of the neocons," coverage by New Statesman, September 21, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

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"How to Talk to a Veteran," coverage in War on the Rocks, November 7, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Pure Trump. And It’s Working For Him," coverage on NBC News, November 4, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Malta isn’t working," coverage in Malta Today, October 24, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Donald Trump-Kaiser Wilhelm parallels are getting scary," coverage in The Chicago Tribune, October 13, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump’s ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is the new darling of the neocons," coverage by New Statesman, September 21, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The powerful generals under President Trump," an opinion piece in the Providence Journal (RI), September 19, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"War is all around us," a letter to the editor in the Las Vegas Sun, August 31, 2017, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks and her book, How Everything Became War, and the Military Became Everything.

"“The Petri Dish Is Putrid ! “ By Rev. Peter E. Bauer," coverage by the Huffington Post, August 30, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Oklahoma isn't working. Can anyone fix this failing American state?," coverage in The Guardian, August 29, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

An interview with Professor Rosa Brooks appeared on Slate, August 28, 2017.

"This 1972 Photo of Women in Miniskirts Convinced Trump to Remain in Afghanistan," coverage by Elle, August 28, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Chain of Confusion," an opinion piece by Slate, August 16, 2017, with a reference to Professor Rosa Brooks.

"War college holds conference about women, peace and security," coverage by ABC News, August 10, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Militarizing the Presidency," by the Boston Review, August 9, 2017, featuring a book review of Professor Rosa Brooks' How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon.

"Militarizing the Presidency," a review of Professor Rosa Brooks' book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon,in the Boston Review, August 9, 2017.

"At DHS, Kelly and the Trump line," coverage in The Chicago Tribune, August 7, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Analysis: Can This National Security Council Handle a Real Crisis?," coverage in The Atlantic, August 4, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Can This National Security Council Handle a Real Crisis?," coverage by The Atlantic, August 4, 2017, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Surviving the Trump Years: Katha Pollitt’s Guide for the Anxious and the Depressed
Plus John Nichols on Medicare-for-All and Rosa Brooks on the generals.
," coverage by The Nation, August 3, 2017, a conversation with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Paperback Row," coverage by The New York Times, July 28, 2017, including a book review of "How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything," by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Battlefield Is Everywhere in the Digital Age," an opinion piece in Real Clear Politics, July 25, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Summer reading," coverage by Independent Tribune (N.C.), July 19, 2017, featuring "How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything," by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Is Donald Trump simply the worst human being we can imagine? 14 experts weigh in," coverage by Salon, July 17, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"George F. Will: Congress will continue to forfeit its war responsibilities till ‘tomorrow,’" coverage by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 17, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks. This story also appears in the Detroit Free Press, Effingham Daily News (Ill.), and the Bismarck Tribune. 

"Bet your bottom dollar that, tomorrow, Congress won't act on its war responsibilities," coverage by USA Today, July 16, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Is Trump Simply the Worst Human Being We Can Imagine? 14 Experts Weigh In," coverage by Alternet, July 10, 2017, quoting from Professor Rosa Brook's Foreign Policy piece.

"Trump Gave the Military More Power, But Here’s What Really Concerns Us," coverage by DefenseOne.com, July 7, 2017, referencing a quote by Professor Rosa Brooks spoken at the Center for Strategic & International Studies' Command Climate: Panel III - The Military and the Public on June 14, 2017.

"On Warfare Ethics and Drone Attacks: Has International Law Failed?," coverage by The Market Mogul, July 7, 2017, featuring quotes by Associate Dean and Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!," coverage by the Council on Foreign Affairs, June 14, 2017, mentioning How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon, authored by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Author Questions Current Relevance of Law of War," coverage by Association of the United States Army (AUSA), June 7, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"D.C. Police Team Up With Georgetown To Train And Retain Young Officers," coverage by WAMU 88.5, June 7, 2017, featuring the Law Center's inaugural Policy for Tomorrow Fellowship Program and quoting Professor Rosa Brooks. Also reported by NBC 4 Washington.

Institute of Land Warfare hosted the ILW Lemnitzer Lecture with Professor Rosa Brooks, who discussed her book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything on June 6, 2017.

"The European Union Just Squeaked By," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, May 9, 2017.

"Will Law Schools’ LL.M Programs Suffer from Trump’s ‘America First’ Stance?," coverage by The Legal Intelligencer, April 18, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks, Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs. This story is also available through the New York Law Journaland  Law.com.

"Trump has lost control over the Pentagon," coverage by The Saker, April 17, 2017, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks. This story is replicated in Zero Hedge.

"Send in the Troops: A Pentagon Veteran Warns Against the Militarization of American Society," coverage in Haaretz, April 9, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"A former Pentagon adviser on why the military has become too powerful," coverage by Vox, March 23, 2017, an interview with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"World Affairs Council of Hilton Head to host Georgetown University law professor," coverage by The Island Packet (Hilton Head, S.C.), March 22, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Diana Nelson Jones: Trump's budget cuts are an attack on humanity," coverage by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 20, 2017, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks book, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything, as recommended reading.

"Are We on the Verge of a Full-On Trade War With China?," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, March 16, 2017.

"Why China’s Lean In Circles Are Anything But Feminist," a piece on Sixth Tone, March 14, 2017, quoting from Professor Rosa Brook's Washington Post blog.

"‘The President is Aware’," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, March 14, 2017.

"An absence of peace: When is a war actually a war?," coverage by BBC News, March 11, 2017, referencing Professor Rosa Brook's book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

"Don't Stiff the State Department," an op-ed piece in Aldia News, March 7, 2017, quoting from Professor Rosa Brook's book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything,

"Trump Tweets that Obama Wire Tapped Him, Offers No Proof; Controversy over Trump Inner Circle Connections with Russia," a CNN transcript from March 5, 2017, citing How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything, by Professor Rosa Brooks. The CNN anchor also cites Professor Brooks' book in an opinion piece in the Washington Post.

"To Save the State Department, Rex Tillerson May Have To Break It," by Foreign Policy magazine, March 3, 2017, citing Professor Rosa Brooks' How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

"Throwing more money at the military won’t make it stronger," coverage in The Washington Post, March 2, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"What’s in a Body Count? A Deafening Silence," coverage by War on the Rocks, March 1, 2017, referencing Professor Rosa Brook's book, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

Real Time with Bill Maher announced, on March 1, 2017, the appearance of Professor Rosa Brooks on its March 3, 2017 show.

"And the Oscar Goes To," a Foreign Policy podcast, Feburary 28, 2017, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"McMaster knows how national security policy can go wrong. Will that help him?," coverage in The Washington Post, February 24,2017, referencing a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"How the U.S. military became a Walmart-like one-stop shop for lazy government," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in the National Post, February 24, 2017.

"Georgetown law professor Rosa Brooks explains 'how everything became war'," coverage by The Duke Chronicle, February 24, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Has America Become a Reality Show?," a podcast by Foreign Policy, February 22, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Seven Days in February," coverage by the National Review, February 21, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump vs. The Bureaucracy," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, February 20, 2017.

"Executive Angst: Understanding America’s Presidential Power Struggle," coverage by WNYC, February 18, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump's Slow-Motion Mutiny," coverage by The Daily Beast, February 18, 2017, quoting Professors Rosa Brooks and David Cole.

"How Long Until Trump’s First War?," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, February 16, 2017.

"Trump and the 'War on Truth'," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, Feburary 13, 2017.

"And Then the Breitbart Lynch Mob Came for Me," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, February 6, 2017. 

"How David Became Goliath: The Secret of Israel’s Military Success," a book review by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The New York Times, February 3, 2017.

"If the Trump/Nixon Comparison Holds, What Does That Mean for America's Future?," coverage in Haaretz, February 1, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Commentary: Are we really stuck with President Donald Trump?," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in the Chicago Tribune, January 30, 2017.

"3 Ways to Get Rid of President Trump Before 2020," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, January 30, 2017.

"A hawk argues that U.S. military might is necessary in an uncertain world," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The Washington Post, on January 26, 2017.

"Donald Trump’s grand entrance on global stage rattles nerves around world," coverage by The Washington Times, January 20, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"How President Obama Solidified the Transition to Perpetual War," an interview with Professor Rosa Brooks, on WNYC, January 18, 2017.

"Life in the Post-Truth World," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, January 17, 2017.

 "Guantanamo Bay: As Obama releases more detainees, what is the future of the notorious prison?" coverage in The Week, January 6, 2017, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks. 

 "Democracy Is Dependent on War,"  coverage in The Wall Street Journal, January 6, 2017, featuring a book review by Professor Rosa Brooks

"Guantanamo Bay: As Obama releases more detainees, what is the future of the notorious prison?," coverage in The Week (UK), January 6, 2017, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Mattis as defense secretary: What it means for us, for the military, and for Trump," coverage in Foreign Policy, December 30, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Will Donald Trump Start ‘Clash Of Civilizations’ – Analysis," coverage in Eurasia Review, December 23, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Is Civilian Control of the Military in Jeopardy?," coverage in The American Conservative, December 21, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"How to Be a Loyal State Department Bureaucrat in the Trump Administration and Keep a Clear Conscience," coverage by Foreign Policy, December 14, 2016, citing to an article by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump’s Four-Star Friends: The incoming Trump administration keeps nominating former top military brass. Is that such a bad thing?," a Foreign Policy  podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, December 13, 2016.

"All the President-Elect's Generals," coverage in The Atlantic, December 8, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks's Foreign Policy piece.

"Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Books, Articles, Websites #82," coverage in Mountainrunner.us, December 8, 2016, a review of Professor Rosa Brooks's book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

"My concern with Trump’s team of generals," an opinion piece in The Washington Post, December 5, 2016, quoting from a Foreign Policy piece by Professor Rosa Brooks.

New America announced a discussion, Fighting for Humanity in War, moderated by Professor Rosa Brooks, December 5, 2016.

"The Founding Fathers Wouldn't Freak Out About Trump's Cabinet Full of Generals," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, December 2, 2016.

"Why Today's Feminists Are Opting to 'Lean Out' Instead," coverage in Verily, November 28, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Importance of Working in the Trump Administration," an opinion piece by Professor Brooks, in Foreign Policy, November 28, 2016.

"Le « brouillard de la guerre » à l’ère Trump," coverage in Le Monde, November 23, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

International Committee of the Red Cross announced on November 21, 2016 a public event, Fighting for Humanity in War, to be moderated by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Trump Dominates Conversation at Halifax International Security Forum," coverage by National Defense Magazine, November 21, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks at the Halifax International Security Forum.

"Donald Trump, Guantánamo And Torture: What Do We Need to Know? – OpEd," a piece in Eurasia Review, November 21, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"When ‘Everything Becomes War,’ Call the UN?," coverage in the Free Beacon (DC), November 20, 2016, a review of Professor Rosa Brooks' book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

"'War' a sobering look at military," Bowling Green Daily News, November 20, 2016, a review of Professor Rosa Brooks' book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

"Views on Trump at security conference vary from divisive force to 'opportunity," coverage in Times Colonist (Can.), November 19, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"After 1 Week With President-Elect Trump, What Do We Really Know?," a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, November 15, 2016.

"Trump Has Vowed To Fill Guantanamo With 'Some Bad Dudes' — But Who?," coverage by NPR, Nov. 14, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"War and The Treacheries of Taxonomy," coverage in War on the Rocks, November 7, 2016, quoting a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks.

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory announced its JHU/APL Rethinking Seminar, November 7,2016, with guest speaker Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Podcast: Is the U.S. at war? Sorry, that's classified," a Reuter's podcast, October 25, 2016, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Battlegrounds: The Fight for Mosul and Election Day Disruptions," a Foreign Policy podcast, October 24, 2016, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Could America Get Even Uglier?," a Foreign Policy podcast, October 17, 2016, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

 "The Power To Wage War Successfully," coverage in Lawfare, October 13, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks' book, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

'"American Military Culture and Civil-Military Relations Today," coverage in Lawfare, October 7, 2016, review of Professor Rosa Brooks' book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

"American Military Culture and Civil-Military Relations Today," coverage in Lawfare, October 7, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Brian Fishman on Books and Writing," coverage in The Huffington Post, October 5, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Law of Retired Military Officers and Political Endorsements: A Primer," coverage in Lawfare, October 3, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Ancient Rome Still Defines US Politics of War and Poverty," coverage in Truth-Out, October 2, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Defence Briefing," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The Economic Times, September 30, 2016.

"The space between," coverage by The Economist, September 24, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"A seismic shift in how the US wages war, and what it means for the American public (podcast)," coverage by ABA Journal, September 21, 2016, a podcast featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Nukes: Why do we have them?," coverage in the Fayette Tribune (Oak Hill, WV), September 15, 2016, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Sorry, veterans aren't necessarily foreign policy experts, says Rosa Brooks," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Press of Atlantic City,  September 14, 2016.

"Lest We Forget," coverage by Pacific Standard, September 12, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

A review of Professor Rosa Brooks's book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything appears on Truthdig, September 12, 2016.

"An anniversary of shame," coverage in Politico, September 11, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks's book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon.

"9/11 and our collective amnesia," coverage in The Topeka Capital Journal, September 10, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks's book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon.

"The Rise Of The Drone, And The Thorny Questions That Have Followed," coverage on NPR, September 8, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Sorry Folks, Veterans Are Not Necessarily Experts on Foreign Policy," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, September 8, 2016.

"Hoover Book Soiree: Rosa Brooks on " How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything," an announcement on Lawfare, September 6, 2016, of the September 28, 2016 discussion with Professor Rosa Brooks about her book at the Hoover Institution.

"What Is ‘War’ Anymore?," coverage in Foreign Policy, September 6, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Sept. 11 Legacy: One Endless War Against Many Radical Enemies," coverage on NPR, September 6, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Sept. 11 Legacy: One Endless War Against Many Radical Enemies," coverage on NPR, September 6, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"‘How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything’," coverage in SFGate, August 26, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Ron Lora: Questions missing in the presidential campaign," coverage in LimaOhio.com, August 26, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"What happens to a society when the customary distinctions between war and peace melt away?," coverage by San Antonio Express News (Tex.), August 26, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks's book How Everything Became War and How the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon

"Trump campaign brings ugliness to surface that we needed to see," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The Daily World, August 18, 2016.

"Your 2016 late summer book recommendations," coverage in The Washington Post, August 18, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks's book How Everything Became War and How the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon.

"The Woman Behind Trump,"  a The Nation audio broadcast that includes a discussion with Professor Rosa Brooks on her book How Everything Became War and The Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon, August 18, 2016.

"The silver lining of the Trump campaign: Now we can't deny our racism or xenophobia," an op-ed piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The Los Angeles Times, August 17, 2016.

"The Pentagon: Up Close and Personal," coverage in U.S. News & World Report, August 15, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks and her book How Everything Became War and The Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon.

Professor Rosa Brooks appeared on CBS' Face the Nation, August 14, 2016. Transcript of the program is available here.

"How the Pentagon became Wal-Mart (that’s not a good thing)," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, August 13, 2016.

The dangers of blurring the distinction between war and peace,” coverage in The Washington Post, August 12, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks and her book How Everything Became War and The Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon.

"The Pentagon’s Costly One-Stop-Shopping Approach to Waging War," coverage by The Fiscal Times, August 11, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"In Today’s Complex World, ‘We Have No Idea What War Is'," coverage by Defense One, August 10, 2016, an interview with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"‘We Have No Idea What War Is’," coverage by The Atlantic, August 10, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"How the Pentagon Became Walmart," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, August 9, 2016.

 "How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon." Professor Rosa Brooks talks about the murkiness of war and her new book, a podcast by the International Spy Museum.

"What Does Expanding the Definition of War Mean for the U.S. Military?," a podcast by Foreign Policy, August 8, 2016,with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"A field guide to the expanding Pentagon," coverage by The Bulletin (Bend, Or.), Aug. 7, 2016, a review of Professor Rosa Brooks's book, "How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon."

"Rosa Brooks Examines War’s Expanding Boundaries," coverage in The New York Times, August 5, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Role of military, war ever expanding in US," coverage by The Rachel Maddow Show, Aug. 4, 2015, an interview with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Is Trump Really Putin’s ‘Guy’?," coverage in Foreign Policy, August 1, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Review: ‘How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything’," coverage in The New York Times, August 1, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.
 

"Donald Trump Is the Peace Candidate," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, appearing in Foreign Policy, July 28, 2016.

"What Will It Take to Keep China From Behaving Badly in the South China Sea?," a Foreign Policy podcast, July 25, 2016, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Spotlight: U.S. drone casualty report incurs wide suspicion, criticism," coverage by Xinhua News, July 22, 2016, quoting from a congressional testimony given by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Endangered Species Alert: Elephantidae Republicanus," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, July 21, 2016.

"Do Trump, Turkey, and Brexit Signal a Shift Toward Chaos?," a Foreign Policy podcast, July 21, 2016, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Matt Johnson: Significance of Taliban leader's death shouldn't be diminished," an opinion piece in The Topeka Capital-Journal, July 16, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks's Foreign Policy magazine piece.

"Experts: Robot Bomb That Killed Dallas Gunman Probably Lawful," coverage in The Libertarian Republic, July 11, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"How Hillary Clinton Would Differ From President Obama's Foreign Policy," coverage by NBC News, July 3, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"A rosy-eyed view of Obama’s foreign policy from an administration loyalist," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Washington Post, June 24, 2016.

"Endless War Watch, Summer 2016," coverage by Lawfare, June 24, 2016, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks.

Orlando and the Future of Terrorism,” coverage in the The World Post, June 17, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks’ May 2016 Foreign Policy piece.

New details about Omar Mateen capture a life of violent outbursts that culminated in the tragedy of Orlando,” coverage in Lawfare.com, June 17, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks’ November 2015 Foreign Policy essay.

"Countering Violent Extremism: Palliative or Cure?," coverage in LobeLog, June 9, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

The Collapse of the Political Middle,” a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, June 6, 2016.

The United States of Politically Crazy: Who’s the Worst Presidential Candidate in U.S. History?,” coverage by Foreign Policy, May 30, 2016, Editor’s Roundtable podcast debate including Professor Rosa Brooks.

The Magical Thinking of Killing Mullah Mansour,” a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, May 24, 2016. Piece quoted in the National Journal.

The U.S. armed forces have been weakened by budget cuts and ideology,” coverage in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph (WV), May 24, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

The Case for Electing a President Who Knows How to Fail,” a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, May 23, 2016.

"The Washington Insider Who Believes He’s an Outsider," coverage in Foreign Policy, May 16, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

#NatSec2016: The Implications of Unliked Candidates for National Security,” coverage in War on the Rocks, May 12, 2016, referencing a Foreign Policy article by Professor Rosa Brooks.

The ultimate reading list for understanding Donald Trump,” coverage in Vox, May 10, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brook’s Foreign Policy article.

"Should Britain Stay, or Should It Go?," a podcast by Foreign Policy, May 3, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

Is Brazil the Chicago of Latin America?,” a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, April 25, 2016.

Defending Donald Trump … Again?,” a Foreign Policy podcast, April 18, 2016, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Is Trump the Peace Candidate?," coverage in Antiwar.com, April 15, 2016, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Smart Ideas: The Super-Rich, Hillary’s Tactics, and Trump’s Foreign Policy," coverage in the National Journal, April 13, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"This Map of Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Ideas Should Scare You," coverage in ATTN, April 12, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Donald Trump Has a Coherent, Realist Foreign Policy," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, April 12, 2016.

"Is Obama Too Thoughtful for His Own Good?," a podcast by Foreign Policy, April 4, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism,” coverage by Cato Institute, April 1, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks at its April 4, 2016 book forum.

Playing the drone 'playbook'?,” coverage by The Hill, March 25, 2016, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks' 2014 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y article.

"VIDEO: The Future of War Conference 2016," coverage in Defense One, March 21, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Pentagon to the rescue?" an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, March 20, 2016, in Arkansas Online.

Technology's impact on intelligence collection,” coverage in The Hill, March 18, 2016, quoting a Foreign Policy piece by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Can There Be War Without Soldiers?," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, Foreign Policy, March 15, 2016.

Peering Into War's Foggy Future,” coverage in the Huffington Post, March 15, 2016, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks as a speaker at Future of War conference.

"Military mulls letting robots take the point," coverage by Defense Systems, March 9, 2016, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

The military wouldn’t save us from President Trump’s illegal orders,” an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, The Washington Post, March 4, 2016.

The Future of Putin's Russia and the Syria Dilemma,” a Foreign Policy podcast, February 29, 2016,  by Professor Rosa Brooks.

Grading the Obama Administration's Progress on Drone Policy,” featuring report by Professor Rosa Brooks, co-head of Stimson Task Force on U.S. Drone Policy, coverage by Lawfare, February 29, 2016.

"Obama’s Most Dangerous Legacy," an opinion piece by Professor David Cole, in The New York Review of Books, February 24, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.
 

"Panel gives Obama poor grades on establishing drone strike guidelines," coverage in UPI, February 23, 2016, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Latest Guantánamo Transfers May Signal Change in Approach," coverage by Just Security, January 14, 2016, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Obama: The Last Year and the Legacy, Part 1," a column in Foreign Policy, January 13, 2016, by Professor Rosa Brooks.

America’s Police Problem Isn’t Just About Police,” an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, January 5, 2016.

"Connecting the Dots in Obama's Intelligence Scandal," coverage in The Diplomat, December 19, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The United States of Spinelessness," Foreign Policy, December 15, 2015, an article by Professor Rosa Brooks

"The Power of Love, Etc.," Foreign Policy (The E.R.), December 14, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks

Does the United States Have a Gun Problem or a Terrorism Problem?,” a Foreign Policy podcast with Professor Rosa Brooks, December 7, 2015.

"Why a 'war' on terrorism will generate yet more terrorism," coverage by The Guardian, November 30, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Erickson: Make hashtag, not war," coverage in The Ledger, November 24, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"How Is the War on Terror Like the War on Drugs?," coverage by a Foreign Policy podcast, November 23, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"ISIS May Be Our Ally Some Day," coverage by Market Oracle, November 18, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks

"Notable nonfiction of 2015," coverage in The Washington Post, November 18, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks' book review. 

"How to Reboot America’s Global Influence," coverage by Foreign Policy, November 16, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks

"People on the Move," Folio, November 11, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks

"Who makes better foreign policy: artists or scientists?," a review of David Milne's "Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy," by Professor Rosa Brooks in The Washington Post, November 6, 2015.

“Does America’s meddling in global affairs — whether it’s using the wrong tools or dreaming too big — actually make the world a better place? Or should the United States focus on creating jobs abroad rather than fighting wars?,” coverage by Foreign Policy, November 2, 2015, Editor’s Roundtable podcast debate including Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The E.R.: It’s Time the U.S. Military Reinvented Itself to Operate in the Information Age," Foreign Policy (Podcast), October 26, 2015, interviewing Professor Rosa Brooks

"The E.R.: ‘We Fail Better’ Should Not Be the Motto of the U.S. Military," coverage by Foreign Policy Podcast, October 19, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"What I learned about the 2016 campaign and foreign policy," coverage by The Washington Post, October 15, 2015, citing to Professor Rosa Brooks.

"America’s Problem With World Leaderishness," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, October 14, 2015.

The Hard Lessons of Kunduz and Syria,” an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, Foreign Policy, Oct. 2, 2015.

"The E.R.: Who’s the Most Successful One of All? Rating the World’s Leaders," a podcast by Foreign Policy, September 29, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"If the World Is So Dangerous, How Come So Few of the 2016 Candidates Really Know Anything About It?," Foreign Policy: The E.R., September 22, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks

The E.R.: Decoding the Iran Deal,” an interview with Professor Rosa BrooksForeign Policy, September 8, 2015.

"Eat the Rich and Pay the Poor," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, September 4, 2015.

"Making a State by Iron and Blood," Foreign Policy, August 19, 2015, a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Mullah Omar, We Hardly Knew Ye," an op-ed in Foreign Policy by Professor Rosa Brooks, August 4, 2015.

"The Danger of Obama’s Wobbling Rhetoric," coverage in Newsweek, July 29, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

In Iraq and Syria, Kurdistan fighting ISIS isn't exactly Prince Charming,” coverage by The World Post, July 24, 2015, quoting from Professor Rosa Brooks' opinion piece in Foreign Policy.

In ISIS fight, Kurds aren’t exactly Prince Charming,” coverage by The Hill, July 20, 2015, mentioning Foreign Policy opinion piece authored by Professor Rosa Brooks.

How to Speak Foreign Policy Like a Beltway Native,” an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, July 10, 2015.

Here’s the Defining National Security Question of Our Time,” coverage by Defense One, July 7, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

Obama's Counterterrorism Policy Facing Mounting Criticism,” coverage by the Associated Press, July 2, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The National Commission on the War on Terrorism Is Hereby Called to Order," coverage in Foreign Policy, June 30, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy Is the Definition of Insanity," Foreign Policy, June 24, 2015, an article by Rosa Brooks.

"Don’t Make Jokes About Bombs, and No Nude Sunbathing," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, June 12, 2015.

"Know Thy Enemy, and the Future of Memorial Day," Foreign Policy, May 25, 2015, an article by Professor Rosa Brooks.

In Defense of Killer Robots,” a piece in Foreign Policy, May 18, 2015, by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"GOP Presidential Hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio Releases Foreign Policy Plan," coverage on NPR, May 14, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"It’s had some military success, but the Islamic State is no existential threat," a review by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The Washington Post, April 16, 2015.

"What the ISIS Campaign Teaches Us About the Future of War," coverage in Defense One, April 16, 2015, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"No need for moms to stay at home," Los Angeles Times, April 2, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"There’s No Such Thing as Peacetime," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, March 13, 2015.

Drone expert to speak March 20,” coverage in The State (Columbia, SC), March 13, 2015, announcing discussion by Professor Rosa Brooks on U.S. drone policies, national security and accountability.

"OVERCLASSIFIED: Throwing the Book at Petraeus and Tossing Out the PGP Key," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, March 4, 2015.

"What Is the Future of War?," coverage in DefenseOne, February 23, 2015, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Spare a Thought for Those Who Are Not Charlie," an opinion piece in Foreign Policy, January 15, 2015, by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The only thing we have to fear is ourselves," coverage in The Times-Herald, December 31, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Crook: America’s shameful response to the torture report," coverage in The Salt Lake Tribune, December 15, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Tick, Tick, Bull, Shit," an opinion piece in Foreign Policy by Professor Rosa Brooks, December 10, 2014.

"Rich Van Dellen: Negotiations with Iran need continued support," coverage in The Post-Bulletin, December 1, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Doormat Gets Shown the Door," an opinion piece in Foreign Policy, by Professor Rosa Brooks, November 26, 2014.

"Book review: ‘Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice,’ by John A. Nagl," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in The Washington Post, November 28, 2014.

"Pentagon chief steps down under pressure," coverage in The Denver Post, November 25, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Embrace the Chaos," a piece in Foreign Policy, November 13, 2014, by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Why Obama's Assurance of 'No Boots on the Ground' Isn't So Reassuring," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in the Washington Post. September 25, 2014. An opinion piece on this topic is also in Foreign Policy

"House decisively passes measure to battle ISIS," The Ed Show (MSNBC), September 17, 2014, interviewing Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Obama faces challenge in rallying support for his handling of foreign policy crises,"coverage in The Washington Post, September 15, 2014, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

 "We Don't Need Another Dumb War," Foreign Policy, September 11, 2014, an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks

"White House Eyes ISIS Options Absent Congress," an interview by MSNBC, September 10, 2014, with Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Action Against Islamic State is a 'Legacy Issue' for President Obama," coverage in The Washington Post, September 10, 2014, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Obama Considers Widening Strikes Against Islamic State Militants," NPR, August 26, 2014, interviewing Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Time for a Woman to Run the Pentagon," Wall Street Journal, August 22, 2014, an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks

"In two weeks, I went from 23,768 e-mails in my inbox to zero. Here’s how," coverage in The Washington Post, August 12, 2014, quoting Professor Rosa Brooks. This piece also ran in The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, IN).

"America should set standards for drone use," coverage in the Chicago Tribune, July 21, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Reining In the Drones," an editorial in The New York Times, July 6, 2014,  quoting Professor Rosa Brooks.  

"A Call To Rally: 'The Fourth Revolution,' by John Micklewait and Adrian Woolridge," a book review by Professor Rosa Brooks in The Sunday New York Times Book Review, June 26, 2014.

"Use of Drones for Killings Risks a War Without End, Panel Concludes in Report," coverage in The New York Times, and "How the use of drones may haunt the U.S.," in The Washington Post, June 26, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks. Extensive coverage includes ReutersCBS LocalNPR, and more.

"Sorry, Hillary: I should have voted for you," a piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in The Washignton Post, June 13, 2014. This column originally appeared in Foreign Policy. She also wrote an opinion piece on this topic in The Times, June 16, 2014.

"Through the Looking Glass on the AUMF," coverage in The National Interest, May 22, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"The Most Important Points Missing From the Conversation About Cyberwar," coverage in Slate, May 20, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

 "Washington's Sleeping Sickness," coverage in Foreign Policy, May 13, 2014, mentioning Professor Rosa Brooks.

 "Portrait of an Army as a Work in Progress," an article by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, May 8, 2014.

"Do Women Need To Lean In To Be Experts On Network TV?" coverage in The Daily Beast, May 6, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Breaking the glass ceiling — in realistic terms," a piece by  Professor Rosa Brooks, May 2, 2014, in Gulfnews.com.

"The Media Has a Woman Problem," coverage in The New York Times, April 26, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Future of Human Rights," coverage by C-SPAN, Apr. 21, 2014, of the event, Lessons from the Past for the Future of Human Rights: A Conversation, featuring Professors Rosa Brooks and David Cole. Panelists included Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

"Analysis: Putin Tests Obama's Foreign Policy," coverage by the Associated Press, March 20, 2014, quotes Professor Rosa Brooks. 

"Winthrop's Warning," an opinion piece in Foreign Policy, by Professor Rosa Brooks, March 17, 2014.

"The Challenge of Leaning Out," coverage in The Atlantic, February 25, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

 "Recline! Why "leaning in" is killing us," an op-ed in Foreign Policy by Professor Rosa Brooks, February 21, 2014. A shorter version, "Recline, don't 'Lean In' (Why I hate Sheryl Sandberg)," appeared in The Washington Post, February 25, 2014.

"Future of War: Rosa Brooks smacks down 19th c. industrial era theories about warfare," coverage in Foreign Policy, February 6, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Fighting Words", an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, February 4, 2014.

"The State of the Union, by Google Auto Complete," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, January 29, 2014.

"Robert Gates: Yet another tell-all memoir," an opinion piece on GulfNews.com, January 22, 2014, by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Head in the Sand," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, January 16, 2014.

"The Man Who Knew Too Little," a book review by Professor Rosa Brooks, in the American Prospect, January 8, 2014.

"Rosa Brooks: The CIA's Excuses About Torture," an op-ed by Professor Rosa Brooks in The Cap Times, January 8, 2014.

"US investigates Yemenis' charge that drone strike 'turned wedding into a funeral'," coverage in NBC News, January 7, 2014, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"We Can Handle the Truth," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks, in Foreign Policy, January 6, 2014.

 "Incarceration Nation: What the U.S. Prisoner Complex Would Look Like If It Were an Independent Nation," an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 4, 2014, by Professor Rosa Brooks.

 "Obama vs. the Generals," a piece in the November issue of Politico Magazine by Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Disrupt: What would US endgame be in Syria," MSNBC Disrupt with Karen Finney, September 6, 2013, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"So You Want to Intervene in Syria Without Breaking the Law?," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, June 20, 2013.

"Senate hearing blasts Obama’s refusal to share details of drone program," coverage in Star-Telegram, June 19, 2013, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Authorize This," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, May 23, 2013. 

Professor Rosa Brooks testified about the law of armed conflict, the use of military force and the 2001 authorization for use of military force before the Senate Committee on Armed Services, May 16, 2013.

"Would Machiavelli Have Drawn a Red Line?," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, May 2, 2013.

Professor Rosa Brooks testified about drone wars before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights, April 23, 2013. Her testimony was cited in the Washington Post Fine Print column, "Syria and the Law," April 24, 2013, and in the PBS "NewsHour" story, "Congress Begins to Weigh in on Drone Strikes Policy," April 26, 2013.

"Should You Go to Law School?," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, April 25, 2013.

"Keep Calm and Shut the Bleep Up," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, April 18, 2013.

"10 Ways to Fix the Drone War," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, April 11, 2013.

"Why Sticks and Stones Will Beat Our Drones," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, April 4, 2013.

Professor Rosa Brooks discussed drones on "Charlie Rose," March 29, 2013.

"A Drone of One's Own," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, March 21, 2013.

"Mission Creep in the War on Terror," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, March 14, 2013.

"Want to Work in the White House?," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, February 28, 2013.

"The Problem with the Drone War That No One's Talking About," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in the Dallas Morning News, February 24, 2013.

"Apocalypse Soon," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, February 21, 2013.

"Hate Obama's Drone War?," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, February 14, 2013.

"Obama's Drone Policy Has No Safeguards Against Abuse," an opinion piece by Professor Rosa Brooks in U.S. News & World Report "Debate Club," February 6, 2013.

"In U.S., Outrage Over All the President's Men," coverage in the New York Times, February 5, 2013, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Death by Loophole," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, February 5, 2013.

"The Contagion Effect," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, January 31, 2013.

"New Chief of Staff Closes Tight-Knit Circle," coverage in the Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2013, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Drones in Our Time," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, January 23, 2012.

"Well Done, Mr. Secretary!", a post by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy, January 23, 2013.

"Counter Intelligence," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, January 17, 2013.

Professor Rosa Brooks discussed diversity in President Obama's second term Cabinet on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," January 9, 2013.

Professor Rosa Brooks discussed the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense on MSNBC's "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell," January 8, 2013.

"No Girls Allowed," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, January 8, 2013.

"Obama Advisor Who Had Decried 'War on Terror' Now Defends Drones," coverage in the Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2013, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"FlourNoy for Sec Def," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, December 26, 2012.

"Elephant Man," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, December 14, 2012.

"Known Unknowns," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, December 13, 2012.

"Confessions of a Strategic Communicator," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, December 6, 2012.

"Analysis: The Next Stop for Palestinians Could be Global Courts," coverage by Reuters, November 29, 2012, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"You Can Have It All ... Once Your Kids Are in College," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, November 29, 2012.

"On Pilgrims and Zionists," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, November 21, 2012.

"Sex and the Modern Soldier," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, November 14, 2012.

Professor Rosa Brooks and others select their foreign policy "dream teams" for President Obama's second term in Foreign Policy magazine, November 8, 2012.

"Drone Technology Raises Questions on Evolving Nature of War and Its Conduct," coverage in the National Catholic Reporter, November 5, 2012, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Red Herring: The Myth of the Republican Military Voter," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, November 1, 2012.

"Jerks vs. Waterboarders: The Best Reason to Pick Obama Over Romney," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, October 25, 2012.

"The Case for Intervention...," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, October 18, 2012.

"Uniformity," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, October 11, 2012.

"Warning: Idealism Can Kill You," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, October 3, 2012.

"Drone Warfare: The Changing Face of U.S. Military Engagement," a segment on Public Radio International's "The World," September 25, 2012, featuring Professor Rosa Brooks.

"Shadow Wars," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, September 20, 2012.

"Take Two Drones and Call Me in the Morning," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, September 12, 2012.

"What's Not Wrong With Drones?," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, September 5, 2012.

"All the Pentagon's Lawyers," a column by Professor Rosa Brooks in Foreign Policy magazine, August 29, 2012.

Professor Rosa Brooks talked to Middle East Voices about the massacre at Houla, Syria, and whether those involved could face war crimes charges, June 6, 2012.

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