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

Claudia Zilla
Evangelicals and Politics in Latin America

Religious Switching and Its Growing Political Relevance

Laura von Daniels
On US Government Trade Policy

Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Puts Pressure on the EU