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Peter Krause is a PhD candidate in Political Science and a member of MIT's Security Studies Program. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. His research interests lie in international security, political violence, public diplomacy, and the international relations of the Middle East. His dissertation analyzes the political effectiveness of non-state violence. Before coming to MIT, he received his B.A. from Williams College in Political Science and History. In 2012, he will join the Political Science Department at Boston College as an assistant professor.


"Public Diplomacy: Ideas for the War of Ideas," with Stephen Van Evera, Middle East Policy 16, no. 3 (2009): 106-134

"The Last Good Chance: A Reassessment of U.S. Operations at Tora Bora," Security Studies 14, no. 4 (2008): 644-684 (pdf)