GRADUATE STUDENT | BENJAMIN FRIEDMAN
Benjamin Friedman is an affiliate of the Security Studies Program and a research fellow at the Cato Institute. He studies defense politics and threat perception. He is the author of dozens of op-eds and journal articles, the co-editor of two books, and a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Managing Fear: The Politics of Homeland Security? Political Science Quarterly (Spring 2011).
"Budgetary Savings from Military Restraint," Cato Institute Policy Analysis,No. 667 (September 2011). With Christopher Preble.
Terrorizing Ourselves: How U.S. Counterterrorism Policy is Failing and How to Fix it (Washington, DC Cato Institute, 2010). Co-Editor with Christopher Preble and Jim Harper.
"Restraining Order: For Strategic Modesty," World Affairs Journal (Fall 2009). With Harvey Sapolsky, Daryl Press and Eugene Gholz.
US Military Innovation after the Cold War: Creation without Destruction (London:Routledge, 2009). Co-Editor with Harvey Sapolsky and Brendan Green.
"Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq in the Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics," 7th ed., Robert Art and Kenneth Waltz, eds. (Rowman & Littlefield 2008). With Harvey Sapolsky and Christopher Preble.
"Perception and Power in Counter-terrorism: Assessing the American Response to Al Qaeda before September 11," in A. Trevor Thrall and Jane K. Cramer, eds., American Foreign Policy and the Politics of Fear: Threat Inflation since 9/11 (London: Routledge, 2009).