Flynt Leverett – Articles

Articles, Book Chapters and Op/eds

“Saudi Arabia’s Yemen Offensive, Iran’s ‘Proxy’ Strategy, and the Middle East’s New ‘Cold War,’” Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett, The World Financial Review, May/June 2015 TWFR-MayJun2015-Saudi Arabia’s Yemen Offensive Iran’s Proxy Strategy and Mid.East’s new cold war

China Looks West:  What Is at Stake in Beijing’s ‘New Silk Road’ Project,” Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett, and Wu Bingbing, The World Financial Review, January/February 2015, TWFR Jan-Feb 2015_New Silk Road

American Hegemony, the Iranian Nuclear Issue, and the Future of Sino-Iranian Relations” in Anoush Ehteshami, Raymond Hinnebusch, and Yukiko Miyagi, eds., The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus (London:  I.B. Tauris, 2015)

The World Financial Review, September/October 2014 [with Hillary Mann Leverett], TWFR Sep-Oct 2014 Americas Never-Ending War in the Middle East

“The Rise of the Petroyuan and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony,” The World Financial Review, July/August 2014 [with Hillary Mann Leverett], TWFR JulAug2014_The Rise of the Petroyuan (1) .

“America’s Shale Revolution and the Dangerous Myth of Energy Independence,” The World Financial Review, May/June 2014 [with Hillary Mann Leverett],  TWFR MayJun2014 -Americas Shale Revolution and the Dangerous Myth of Energy Independence (2)

“Can the West Get Out of Its (Self-Made) Cul-de-Sac in Syria?” World Financial Review, March-Apr. 2014 [with Hillary Mann Leverett],  TWFR MarApr2014-Can the west get out of its sel-made cul-de-sac

The Year of Iran:  Tehran’s Challenge to American Hegemony in 2014,” The World Financial Review, Jan.-Feb. 2014

A Strategy Tested:  Iranian Foreign Policy and the Arab Awakening” in Mahandra Gaur, ed., Studies in Iran (New Delhi:  Foreign Policy Research Centre, 2013)

America’s Iran Policy and the Undermining of International Order,” The World Financial Review, July-August 2013

Consuming Energy:  Rising Powers, the International Energy Agency, and the Global Energy Architecture” in A. Alexandroff and A. Cooper, eds., Rising States, Rising Institutions:  Challenges for Global Governance (Washington:  Brookings/Center for International Governance Innovation, 2010)

The United States, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Middle East’s New ‘Cold War’, International Spectator  (peer-reviewed journal of the Istituto Affari Internazionali/Institute of International Affairs), 45, no.1 (March 2010) [with Hillary Mann Leverett]

What Serious Diplomacy Looks Like — In Turkey,” with Hillary Mann Leverett, Politico, October 29, 2009.

Obama’s Iranian Lifeline,” with Hillary Mann Leverett, Politico, October 6, 2009.

Moving (Slightly) Closer to Iran: China’s Shifting Calculus For Managing Its Persian Gulf Dilemma, with John Garver and Hillary Mann Leverett, The Edwin O Reischauer Center For East Asian Studies, October 2009.

How to Press The Advantage With Iran with Hillary Mann Leverett, New York Times, September 28, 2009.

Will Iran Be Obama’s Iraq? with Hillary Mann Leverett and Seyed Mohammad Marandi, Politico, June 24, 2009.

Extraordinary Amount of Wishful Thinking with Gregor Peter Schmitz, Spiegel International, June 15, 2009.

Ahmadinejad Won. Get Over it with Hillary Mann Leverett. Politico. June 15, 2009.

Have We Already Lost Iran? with Hillary Mann Leverett, New York Times, May 24, 2009.

“Resource Mercantilism and the Militarization of Resource Management:  Rising Asia and the Future of American Primacy in the Persian Gulf” in D. Moran and J. Russell, eds., Energy Security and Global Politics:  The Militarization of Resource Management, (Oxford:  Routledge, 2008), ResourceMercantilism

Time for a U.S.-Iranian ‘Grand Bargain’ with Hillary Mann Leverett, New America Foundation Policy Paper, October 7, 2008.

The Grand Bargain, with Hillary Mann Leverett, Washington Monthly, August/September/October 2008.

“Black Is the New Green,” National Interest (Jan./Feb. 2008), OilAndTheDollar

How to Defuse Iran? with Hillary Mann Leverett, New York Times, December 11, 2007.

Bush’s Real Lie about Iran with Hillary Mann Leverett, Salon, December 7, 2007.

“The New Axis of Oil,” National Interest (Summer 2006) [with Pierre Noël], Leverett Noel

The Race for Iran, New York Times, June 20, 2006.

Dealing with Tehran: Assessing U.S. Diplomatic Options Toward Iran by Flynt Leverett, The Century Foundation, 2006.

“Managing China-U.S. Energy Competition in the Middle East,” Washington Quarterly 29, no. 1 (Winter 2005-06) [with Jeffrey Bader], pp187-201_leverett