The AI Commander: Centaur teaming, command, and ethical dilemmas
Oxford University Press (2024)
AI & the Bomb: Nuclear strategy and risk in the digital age
Oxford University Press (2023)
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Warfare: USA, China, and strategic stability
Manchester University Press (2021)
US-China Military and Defense Relationship during the Obama Presidency
Palgrave Macmillan (2018)
'Finding AI faces in the Moon and Armies in the Clouds: Anthropomorphizing artificial intelligence in military human-machine interactions'
Global Society (Available online, April 2023)
'The AI Commander Problem: Ethical, political, and psychological dilemmas of human-machine interactions in AI-enabled warfare'
Journal of Military Ethics, Vol. 23 Issue 3-4 (2023): 246-271
'Automating the OODA loop in the age of intelligent machines: Reaffirming the role of humans in command-and-control decision-making in the digital age'
Defence Studies, Vol. 23 Issue 1 (2023): 43-67
'Counterfactual Thinking & Nuclear Risk in the Digital Age: The role of uncertainty, complexity, accidents, and human psychology'
Journal for Peace & Nuclear Disarmament, Vol. 5 Issue 2 (2022): 394-421
'Inadvertent Escalation in the Age of Intelligent Machines: A new model for nuclear risk in the digital age'
European Journal of International Security, Vol. 7 Issue 3 (2022): 337-359
'Catalytic Nuclear War in the Age of AI and Autonomy: New military technology and inadvertent escalation risk between nuclear powers'
Journal of Strategic Studies (Available online, January 2021)
'The End of Military-Technological Pax Americana? US-China strategic competition in artificial intelligence enabling technologies'
Pacific Review, Vol. 34, Issue 3 (2021): 351-378
'Deterrence in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy: A paradigm shift in nuclear deterrence theory and practice?'
Defense & Security Analysis, Vol. 36, Issue 4 (2020): 422-448
'Delegating Strategic Decisions to Machines: Dr Strangelove redux?'
Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 45, Issue 1 (2020): 439-477
'Artificial Intelligence in Future Hyper-Warfare: A perfect storm of instability?'
The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 43, Issue 2 (Summer, 2020): 197-211
'Artificial Intelligence: A threat to strategic stability'
Strategic Studies Quarterly, Vol. 14, Issue 1 (2020): 16-29
'AI, Drone Swarming, & Escalation Risks in Future Warfare'
RUSI Journal, Vol. 165, Issue 2 (2020): 26-36
'The AI-Cyber Nexus: Implications for military escalation, deterrence, & strategic stability'
Journal of Cyber Policy, Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2019): 442-460
'Artificial Intelligence & Future Warfare: Implications for international security'
Defense & Security Analysis, Vol. 35, Issue 2 (2019): 147-169
'China’s Vision of the Future Network-Centric Battlefield: Cyber, space, and electromagnetic asymmetric challenges to the US'
Comparative Strategy, Vol. 37, Issue 5 (2019): 373-390
'Chinese Evolving Approaches to Nuclear ‘War-fighting’: An emerging intense US-China Security dilemma in the nuclear domain and threats to crisis stability in the Asia Pacific'
Asian Security, Vol. 15, Issue 3 (2019): 215-232
'China’s ‘Guam Express’ and ‘Carrier Killers’: The anti-ship asymmetric challenge to the U.S. in the Western Pacific, and security dilemma explanations'
Comparative Strategy, Vol. 36, Issue 4 (2017): 319-332
'Washington’s Perceptions and Misperceptions of Beijing’s anti-access area-denial (A2/AD) ‘strategy’: Implications for military escalation control and strategic stability'
Pacific Review, Vol. 20, Issue 3 (2017): 271-288
'US Artificial Intelligence & Emerging Security Technologies Policy in the Indo-Pacific,' in Oliver Turner, Nicola Nymalm, and Wali Aslam (eds)
Routledge Handbook of US Policy in the Indo-Pacific (Routledge, 2023)
'Does the United States Face a Multipolar Future? Washington's Response Through the Lens of Technology,' in Benjamin Zala (eds)
National Perspectives on a Multipolar Order (Manchester University Press, 2021)
'Emerging Technologies and Chinese Challenges to US Innovation Leadership,' in Reuben Steff, Simone Soare, and Joe Burton (eds)
Emerging Technologies and International Security Machines, the State and War (Routledge, 2020)
'The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Strategic Stability, Escalation, & Nuclear Security,' in Sam Dudin and Chelsey Wiley (eds)
The 2019 UK PONI Papers (Royal United Services Institute, 2019)
'China’s Nuclear Modernisation: The Evolution of Chinese Nuclear Doctrine, Strategic Ambiguities, and Implications for Sino-US Relations,' in M Kouhi-Esfahani (eds)
Nuclear politics in Asia (Routledge, 2018) co-authored with Andrew Futter
'The Challenges of AI Command and Control'
European Leadership Network, April 2023
'AI, Autonomy, and the Risk of Nuclear War'
War on the Rocks, July 2022
'Automating the OODA Loop in the Age of AI'
CSIS Policy on Nuclear Issues Network, July 2022
'Escalation to Nuclear War in the Digital Age'
Modern War Institute, October 2021
'Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, and the Risk of Catalytic Nuclear War'
Modern War Institute, March 2021
'Rethinking Nuclear Deterrence in the Age of Artificial Intelligence'
Modern War Institute, January 2021
'Artificial Intelligence in Warfare: A Threat to Strategic Stability?'
Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction (IICRR), Dublin City University, November 2020
'Artificial Intelligence and the Bomb: Nuclear Command & Control in the Age of the Algorithm'
Modern War Institute, May 2020
'AI, Cyberspace, and Nuclear Weapons'
War on the Rocks, January 2020
'Is the US losing the artificial intelligence arms race?'
The Conversation, October 2019
'China and the US are Racing to Develop AI Weapons'
The Conversation, June 2018
'China’s Evolving Approach to Nuclear War-Fighting'
The Diplomat, November 2017
'If Trump is bluffing on North Korea, the results could be catastrophic'
The Conversation, August 2017
'The Shadow of an Unrestrainable Military-Technological Security Dilemma: U.S.-China relations at a dangerous crossroads'
Think Leicester, July 2017
'Is China Moving Towards a Nuclear ‘War-Fighting’ Posture?'
The Institute of Asia & Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham, June 2017
'High-tech China-US arms race threatens to destabilize East Asia'
The Conversation, May 2017
'China’s Vision of the Future Networked Battlefield: Cyber, Space and Electronic Warfare Challenges to the US in the Western Pacific'
The Diplomat, April 2017
'China’s Missiles Threaten New Arms Race'
Newsweek, March 2017
'China’s anti-ship missiles threaten an arms race in the Western Pacific'
The Conversation, March 2017
'China's new missile could threaten an arms war in the Pacific'
The Business Insider, March 2017
'Is China moving towards a nuclear ‘Warfighting’ posture?'
The Conversation, February 2017
'Nuclear No First Use and President Obama’s Legacy'
Think Leicester, August 2016 - with Andrew Futter