Selected recent publications


Alexander Cooley (2019). “Ordering Eurasia: The Rise and Decline of Liberal Internationalism in the Post-Communist Space,” Security Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09636412.2019.1604988

Alexander Cooley, Daniel Nexon, & Steven Ward (2019). “Revising order or challenging the balance of military power? An alternative typology of revisionist and status-quo states. Review of International Studies, 1-20. DOI: 10.1017/S0260210519000019

Alexander Cooley and George Gavrilis (2018). "The Cold War, the PostCold War and the Academy: Policy Recommendations from an Oral History of Russian and Eurasian Studies." PONARS Eurasia Memo No. 544, October 20, 2018.

"What's Next for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation?" The Diplomat. June 1, 2018

Alexander Cooley, John Heathershaw and JC Sharman (2018). "Laundering Cash, Whitewashing Reputations." Journal of Democracy. vol. 29 no. 1, (January 2018): 39-53.

Alexander Cooley (2017)."Whose Rules, Whose Sphere? Russian Governance and Influence in Post-Soviet States." Carnegie Endowment (June 2017).

"How the Demcoratic Tide Rolled Back," Real Clear World. January 17, 2017.

Alexander Cooley (2016). "The Emerging Political Economy of OBOR: the Challenges of Promoting Connectivity in Central Asia and Beyond." Reconnecting Asia. Washington DC: CSIS, October 2016.

Alexander Cooley and Jack Sndyer (2015), "Rank has its Privileges: How International Rankings Dumb Down Global Governance," Foreign Affairs November/December 2015.

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon (2015). "Putin's Potemkin Intervention: the Weakness of Moscow's Syrian Adventure," Foreign Affairs online October 18. 2015

Alexander Cooley (2015), "Countering Democratic Norms," Journal of Democracy. Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2015): 49-63.

Alexander Cooley and JC Sharman (2015). "Blurring the Line between Licit and Illicit: Transnational Corruption Networks in Central Asia and Beyond,” Central Asian Survey. vol. 34, no. 1, 11-28, DOI: 10.1080/02634937.2015.1010799

John Heathershaw and Alexander Cooley (2015). "Offshore Central Asia: An Introduction" Central Asian Survey. vol. 34, no. 1, 1-10.
DOI: 10.1080/02634937.2015.1008816

Alexander Cooley (2015). "Scripts of Sovereignty: The Freezing of the Russia-Ukraine Crisis and Eurasia's Governance Dilemmas." Center for Global Interests, Washington DC, January 2015.