C. Christine Fair

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057

United States

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

Drones, Spies, Terrorists and Second Class Citizenship in Pakistan - A Review Essay

Small Wars and Insurgencies, 25.1
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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drones, Pakistan, Frontier Crimes Regulation, Federally Administered Tribal Areas

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The Changing Pakistan Army Officer Corps

Journal of Strategic Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
C. Christine Fair and Shuja Nawaz
Georgetown University and Atlantic Council - South Asia Center
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Pakistan army, recruitment, Islamism

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Poverty and Support for Militant Politics: Evidence from Pakistan

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 May 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2012
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science, Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Pakistan’s Strategic Use of Lashkar-e-Taiba: It’s Not Just Kashmir

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Laskar-e-Taiba, state support for terrrorism, India-Pakistan conflict

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The Drone War: Pakistani Public Opposition to American Drone Strikes in Pakistan

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler and William J. Miller
Georgetown University, Case Western Reserve University and Flagler College
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drone strikes, US-Pakistan relations, public opinion, Pakistan

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Has the Pakistan Army Islamized? What the Data Suggest

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Pakistan army, Islamization, Islamist militancy, US-Pakistan relations

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Who Supports Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh: What the Data Say?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
C. Christine Fair, Ali Hamza and Rebecca Heller
Georgetown University, Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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Bangladesh, Survey Data, Islamist Militancy, Islamism, Suicide Bombing, Support for Terrorism

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Why the Pakistan Army is Here to Stay: Prospects for Civilian Governance?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Pakistan civil-military relations, constitutionalism, Pakistan army

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Prospects for Effective Internal Security Reforms in India

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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internal security reforms, India, law enforcement, politics of reform

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Faith or Doctrine? Islam and Support for Political Violence in Pakistan

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2012
C. Christine Fair, Neil A. Malhotra and Jacob N. Shapiro
Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Pakistan's Internal Security Environment

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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India in Afghanistan and Beyond: Opportunities and Constraints

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Leader-Led Jihad in Pakistan: Lashkar-E-Taiba and the 2008 Mumbai Attack

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Iran's Interests in Afghanistan Post 2014

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Sumitha Narayanan Kutty and C. Christine Fair
RSIS, NTU and Georgetown University
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Iran-Afghan relations, Iran’s Interests in Afghanistan post 2014

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Does Pakistan Have a Madrasah Problem? Insights from New Data

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Islam, Militancy and Politics in Pakistan: Insights from a National Sample

Terrorism and Political Violence, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 May 2010
C. Christine Fair, Jacob N. Shapiro and Neil A. Malhotra
Georgetown University, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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militancy in Pakistan, politics of militancy, Pakistani religious identity

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Research Note: Can Knowledge of Islam Explain Lack of Support for Terrorism? Evidence from Pakistan

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
C. Christine Fair, Jacob Goldstein and Ali Hamza
Georgetown University, Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 181 (171,550)
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Islamist militancy/terrorism, Pakistan, public opinion, Afghan Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Sipah-e-Sahaba-e-Pakistan, Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat

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Natural Disasters and Political Engagement: Evidence from the 2010–11 Pakistani Floods

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-42
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 May 2017
C. Christine Fair, Patrick Kuhn, Neil A. Malhotra and Jacob Shapiro
Georgetown University, Durham University - School of Government and International Affairs, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Princeton University
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Natural disasters, electoral behavior, voter turnout, Pakistan

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Consenting to a Child's Decision to Join a Jihad: Insights from a Survey of Militant Families in Pakistan

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, November 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 May 2010
Victor Asal, C. Christine Fair and Steve Shellman
State University of New York at Albany, Georgetown University and College of William and Mary - Department of Government
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Explaining Support for Sectarian Terrorism in Pakistan: Piety, Maslak and Sharia

Religions 2015, 6, 1137–1167; doi:10.3390/rel6041137
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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sectarian violence, Pakistan, public support for terrorism, survey

Explaining Support for Sectarian Terrorism in Pakistan: Piety, Maslak and Sharia

Religions 2015, 6, 1137–1167; doi:10.3390/rel6041137
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Sectarian Violence; Pakistan; Public Support for Terrorism

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Ethnicity, Islam, and Pakistani Public Opinion toward the Pakistani Taliban

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Karl Kaltenthaler, William J. Miller and C. Christine Fair
Case Western Reserve University, Flagler College and Georgetown University
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terrorism, public opinion, militant Islam, ethnicity

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Democratic Values and Support for Militancy: Evidence from a National Survey of Pakistan

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 May 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2011
C. Christine Fair, Neil A. Malhotra and Jacob N. Shapiro
Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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The Militant Challenge in Pakistan

Asian Policy, Vol. 10, January 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Pakistani Conceptualization of Shari'a and Support for Militancy and Democratic Values: A New Empirical Approach

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Sep 2014
C. Christine Fair, Rebecca Littman and Elizabeth Nugent
Georgetown University, Yale University - Department of Psychology and Yale University
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Pakistan, shari`a, support for Islamist militancy, support for democracy, public opinion, survey work

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Pakistani Public Opinion and American Drone Attacks: The Role of Exposure to the Elite Narrative

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Karl Kaltenthaler, C. Christine Fair and William J. Miller
Case Western Reserve University, Georgetown University and Flagler College
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Pakistan, public opinion, drones, elite narratives

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The Supply Side Drivers of Recruitment in the Pakistan Army

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
C. Christine Fair and Anirban Ghosh
Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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Pakistan army, Pakistan army officer recruitment, ecological study, officer recruitment

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News Framing of the US Drone Program in Pakistani Newspapers: From Elite Discourse to Popular Opinion

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
C. Christine Fair and Ali Hamza
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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U.S. drone program in Pakistan, news framing, content analysis, Pakistani public opinion

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Who Supports Suicide Terrorism in Bangladesh? What the Data Say

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 May 2017
C. Christine Fair, Ali Hamza and Rebecca Heller
Georgetown University, Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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Bangladesh, Public Opinion, Islamist Militancy, Islamism, Support for Terrorism

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Using Manpower Policies to Transform the Force and Society: The Case of the Pakistan Army

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jan 2013
C. Christine Fair and Anirban Ghosh
Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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Pakistan army, Pakistan army officer recruitment, ecological study, officer recruitment

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Pakistani Acquisition of Political Information About Drones

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jul 2014
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler and William J. Miller
Georgetown University, Case Western Reserve University and Flagler College
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drone strikes in Pakistan, political communication, public opinion

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'Clear, Build, Hold, Transfer': Can Obama’s Afghan Strategy Works

Asian Affairs: An American Review, Vol. 37, pp. 1-18, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, Taliban

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Exposure to the Elite Narrative: Explaining Pakistani Public Opinion and American Drone Attacks

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Nov 2013
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler and William J. Miller
Georgetown University, Case Western Reserve University and Flagler College
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Women and Support for Terrorism in Pakistan

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
C. Christine Fair and Ali Hamza
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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Pakistan, Public Opinion, Afghan Taliban, Sipha-e-Sahaba-e-Pakistan, Gender

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Busting Out: Iranian Public Opinion toward the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2012
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler and William Miller
Georgetown University, Case Western Reserve University and Southeast Missouri State University
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Iran, nuclear proliferation, NPT, public opinion

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Determinants of Popular Support for Iran’s Nuclear Program: Insights from a Nationally Representative Survey

Contemporary Security Policy, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp.538 -558, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2013
C. Christine Fair and Stephen M. Shellman
Georgetown University and College of William and Mary
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Iran, public opinion, nuclear program

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Iranians and the Bomb: Religion and Support for or Opposition to the Development of Nuclear Weapons

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2012
Karl Kaltenthaler, Will Miller and C. Christine Fair
Case Western Reserve University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Georgetown University
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Iran, Nuclear Proliferation, Survey

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Rethinking Baloch Secularism: What the Data Say

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2017
C. Christine Fair and Ali Hamza
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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Balochistan, political Islam, insurgency, support for Islamist militancy

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Pakistani Political Communication and Public Opinion on U.S. Drone Attacks

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler and William J. Miller
Georgetown University, Case Western Reserve University and Flagler College
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Pakistan's Army Has a New General: Policy Implications

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 May 2017
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Pakistan, Pakistan Army, Indo-Pakistan Relations, Civil-Military Relations, Kashmir, Balochistan

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Iranians and the Bomb: Elite Cues and Support and Opposition to the Development of Nuclear Weapons

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Dec 2012
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler and William J. Miller
Georgetown University, Case Western Reserve University and Flagler College
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Iranian nuclear proliferation, Iranian public opinion, Islam and nuclear weapons

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Pakistan's Nuclear Program: Laying the Groundwork for Impunity

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Apr 2017
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Pakistan, nuclear program, Pakistan-US relations

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The Milli Muslim League: The Domestic Politics of Pakistan's Lashkar-E-Taiba

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Pakistan, Terrorism, Islamist Politics, Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Bangladesh’ Rational Islamists: A Study of Islamism and Regime Preferences in An Under-studied South Asian Country

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jul 2019
C. Christine Fair and Parina Patel
Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Learning to Think the Unthinkable: Lessons from India's Nuclear Tests

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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India, Nuclear Test, US-India Relations, Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Non-Proliferation

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Doctrinal and Technological Innovations in the Indian Armed Forces: Countering Future Terrorism and Asymmetric Threats

Defence Primer 2017: Today's Capabilities,Tomorrow's Conflicts, edited by Sushant Singh and Pushan Das (2017)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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India, asymmetric conflict, force modernization

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Jamaat-Ud-Dawa: Converting Kuffar at Home, Killing Them Abroad

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Polity or Policy? Explaining Ordinary Muslims’ Support for Suicide Bombing

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
C. Christine Fair and Parina Patel
Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Support for suicide terrorism, Islam as a state religion, Percent of Muslims in a population, public opinion

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A Replication Study: Understanding Muslims’ Support for Suicide Bombing in West Africa

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Aug 2018
C. Christine Fair and Samta Savla
Georgetown University and Samta Savla
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Indo-Iranian Relations - What Prospects for Transformation?

"Indo-Iranian Relations-What Prospects for Transformation?" C. Christine Fair in Sumit Ganguly Ed. India's Foreign Policy: Retrospect and Prospect (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Indo-Iranian Relations

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Working Paper Waiting for Lord Curzon: India’s Grand Strategy in the Long Shadow of Nehru

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University
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Lineaments of Support for Suicide Terrorism Among Indonesians: A Replication Study

Posted: 18 Aug 2018
C. Christine Fair, Julie Chernov Hwang and Moiz Abdul Majid
Georgetown University, Independent and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

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Indonesia, Public Opinion, Islamist Militancy, Islamism, Support for Terrorism

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Pakistan and South Asia Under the Gaze of the Pakistan Army

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011
C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University

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Busting Out: Iranians and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Karl Kaltenthaler, William Miller and C. Christine Fair
Case Western Reserve University, Southeast Missouri State University and Georgetown University

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The Politics of Militancy

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Jacob N. Shapiro and C. Christine Fair
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Georgetown University

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