Publications in English

Peter Rudolf


Liberal Hegemony and US Foreign Policy under Barack Obama, SWP Comments 2016/C 40, August 2016, 8 Pages.

Evidence-Informed Prevention of Civil Wars and Mass Atrocities, in: The International Spectator, 2016, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 86-98.


Killing by Drones: The Problematic Practice of U.S. Drone Warfare, in: Ethik und Militär, 1/2014, pp. 41-45.


Restoring Global Leadership. US Foreign Policy under Barack Obama, SWP Comments 2008/C 29, November 2008.

Towards a Common Transatlantic Strategy in Dealing with Russia?, SWP Comments 2008/C 22, October 2008, 4 pages.

US Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Security Relations after the Elections, SWP Comments 2008/C 23, October 2008, 8 pages.

"... but can it?" Germans in Afghanistan II, in: International Herald Tribune, 07. February 2008.


Sanctions in International Relations. On the Current State of Research Berlin: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, 2007.

America Policy. Some Conceptual Thoughts about Dealing with the Hegemon Berlin: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, 2007.


The United States and the Rise of China. The Strategy of the Bush Administration Berlin: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, 2006.

China's Rise and the United States: Perception and Strategy, in: Gudrun Wacker (ed.), China's Rise: The Return of Geopolitics? Berlin: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, 2006.

The Transatlantic Relationship: A View from Germany, in: Hanns W. Maull (ed.), Germany's Uncertain Power: Foreign Policy of the Berlin Republic, Houndsmills/New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2006, S. 137-151.

Return of a Benevolent Hegemony? The United States is neither an empire nor a weary titan, in: IP - Transatlantic Edition, Special Issue: The United States, Germany and Europe: Building a Global Agenda, 2006, pp. 77-85.


The Myth of the 'German Way': German Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Relations, in: Survival, Spring 2005, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 133-151.


Should the Middle East be NATO's new central front?, Will Marshal versus Peter Rudolf, Debatte in: NATO Review, Vol. 52 (Spring 2004), No. 1.


U.S. Leadership and the Reform of Western Security Institutions: NATO Enlargement and ESDP, in: Bernhard May/Michael Hönicke Moore (eds.), The Uncertain Superpower: Domestic Dimensions of U.S. Foreign Policy after the Cold War, Opladen: Leske+Budrich 2003, p. 93-101.


American Sanctions and Transatlantic Relations, in: Gustav Schmidt (eds.), A History of NATO - The First Fifty Years, Basingstoke: Palgrave 2001, Bd. 1, p. 305-312 (text), p. 388-390 (end notes).

Germany and the Kosovo Conflict, in: Pierre Martin/Mark R. Brawley (eds.), Alliance Politics, Kosovo, and NATO`s War: Allied Force or Forced Allies?, New York: Palgrave 2001, p. 131-143.


Vision Impossible? The United States as Benign Hegemon, in: David G. Haglund (eds.), The France-US Leadership Race: Closely Watched Allies, Kingston, Ontario: Queen's Quarterly 2000, p. 143-155.


Critical Engagement: The European Union and Iran, in: Richard N. Haass (eds.), Transatlantic Tensions: The United States, Europe, and Problem Countries, Washington: The Brookings Institution Press 1999, p. 71-101.


Power Without Principles? Ethical Problems of International Economic Sanctions, in: Law and State, vol. 57, 1998, pp. 9-21.

Rogue Regime or Regional Power? Transatlantic Conflict over Policy towards Iran, in: Matthias Dembinski/Kinka Gerke (eds.), Cooperation and Conflict? Transatlantic Relations in Transition, Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag/St. Martin's Press 1998, p. 137-155.


Managing Strategic Divergence: German-American Conflict over Policy Towards Iran, in: The Iranian Dilemma, Washington: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies 1997, p. 1-10.


Still a Unique Relationship? Changes and Challenges in American-German Relations, in: American Foreign Policy Interests, 18 (Oktober 1996) 5, p. 18-24.

The Future of the United States as a European Power: The Case of NATO Enlargement, in: European Security, 5 (Sommer 1996) 2, p. 175-195.

The USA and NATO Enlargement, in: German Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 47, No. 4, 1996, p. 339-347.


The Strategic Debate in the USA – Implications for the American Role in Europe, in: German Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, 1993, p. 111-119.


Non-Proliferation and International Export Control, in: German Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, 1991, p. 390-401.


Beyond Containment: COCOM Needs Change From the Ground Up, International Herald Tribune, 6. Juni 1990, p. 4.

SWP Comments

Evita Schmieg
Los estándares laborales en los acuerdos comerciales: ¿un camino hacia una mayor sostenibilidad?

El caso de Colombia muestra el potencial y los límites de las cláusulas contractuales bilaterales

Evita Schmieg
Labour Clauses for Sustainability?

Colombian Trade Agreements Exemplify Potential and Limits