Janusz Bugajski

JB2010Publishes articles in numerous journals, encyclopedia, and edited volumes, including Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, The American Interest, Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, Slavic Review, The Washington Quarterly, Nationalities Papers, Journal of Democracy, Stanford Journal of International Affairs, The International Journal on Group Rights, Problems of Communism, and The New Republic. Offering a selected list of journal articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries penned during the past thirty six years:

“To Resist Russia, Ukraine Must Help Itself,” The National Interest, December 11, 2021
“US Anti-Corruption Campaign Should Focus on Europe’s East,” Ukraine Alert, Atlantic Council, September 5, 2021
“Границы России не выглядят окончательными,” March 31, 2021,
“Revival of the Greater Serbia Project,”, Press Agency, West Balkans, September 28, 2020.

“Serbia’s Self-Defeating Neo-Yugoslavism,” New Eastern Europe, Poland, August 19, 2020.

“The New European War,” Tirana Observatory, July 10, 2020,

“Russia Threatens Bosnia-Herzegovina,” Zurnal, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, July 2, 2020.

“NATO Needs a Coherent Approach to Defending its Eastern Flank,” (co-authored, War on the Rocks, Washington DC, June 12, 2020

“A Strategy for Winning the ShadowWar With Russia,” in Mark Voger (Ed.), NATO at 70 and the Baltic States: Strengthening the Euro-Atlantic Alliance in an Age of Non-Linear Threats, Baltic Defense College, Tartu, Etsonia, 2019

“Bulgaria: Progress and Development,” in Sharon L. Wolchik and Jane Leftwich Curry (Eds), Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy, Rowman & Littlefield (4 Editions), 2018

“The Visegrad Saga: Achievements, Shortcomings, Contradictions,” Foreign Policy Review, Vol.10, Budapest, Hungary, 2017

“Ethnic Politics in Post-Socialist Southeastern Europe,” in Marko Valenta and Sabrina P. Ramet (Eds) Ethnic Minorities and Politics in Post-socialist Southeastern Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2016

“Only NATO Can Defend Europe,” European View, April 2016,

“NATO Moves Forward With Montenegro,” The American Interest, Washington DC, December 8, 2015

“Azerbaijan’s Relations With the Euro-Atlantic Zone and the Balkan Connection,” in Margarita Assenova and Zaur Shiriyev (Eds) Azerbaijan and the New Energy Geopolitics of Southeastern Europe, Jamestown Foundation, Washington DC, June 2015

“The Politics of Genocide,” The American Interest, Washington DC, May 21, 2015

“Russia’s Transformation,” Journal of International Security Affairs, Washington DC, Winter 2015

“Arm Ukraine to Avoid Another Bosnia,” The American Interest, Washington DC, January 30, 2015

“Moscow Dissects Central-Eastern Europe,” The American Interest, Washington DC, December 29, 2014

“Bulgaria: Progress and Development,” in Sharon L Wolchik and Jane Leftwich Curry (Eds), Central and East European Politics from Communism to Democracy, Rowman & Littlefield, Third Edition, December 2014

“Ukraine’s European Future,” Ukraine: European Strategic Development, Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine, December 2014

“The Western Balkans,” Oxford Bibliographies, November 2014

“Forging a Western-NATO Response,” Defense Dossier, American Foreign Policy Council, Washington DC, November 2014

“The Baltics Confront Moscow’s Ambitions,”The American Interest, Washington DC, October 3, 2014

“Russia’s Choice: Putinism or Progress,”The American Interest, Washington DC, September 1, 2014

“Moscow Exploits Balkan Soft Spots,”  Central Europe Digest, Washington DC, July 10, 2014

“Why NATO and EU Must Reopen Their Doors to the Balkans,” Balkan Insight, July 1, 2014

“Long March to Brussels,” Foreign Affairs,  Washington DC, June 26, 2014

“The Shadow War,” Central Europe Digest, Washington DC, May 9, 2014

“Confronting the Putin Doctrine,” Hungarian Review, Budapest, May 2014

“Poland and Russia: Strategic Rivalry Deferred,” Limes: Italian Geopolitical Review, January 2014, more..

“Russia as a Pole of Power: Putin’s Regional Integration Agenda,” Stephen J. Blank (Editor), Politics and Economics in Putin’s Russia, U.S. Army War College, 2013, more..

“Georgia’s Post-Election Challenges and Priorities,” Policy Brief 2, CSIS, Washington DC, November 2012 more…

“Turkey’s Impact in the Western Balkans,’ Atlantic Council, Washington DC, February 2012 more…

“A New Transatlantic Approach for the Western Balkans” CSIS Report, Washington DC, November 2011 

“Putin Returns” E-International Relations, September 28, 2011 

“Visegrad: Past, Present, and Future” Hungarian Review, Budapest, May/June 2011  

“Poland’s Progress: Where Warsaw Fits in Europe” Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, Vol.110, Issue 734, March 2011

“Atlanticism Without Orientation” Osteuropa, Berlin, January 2011

“Is Poland Abandoning its Neighbors?” International Relations, Warsaw, 2011

“Putinist Russia’s Pragmatic Reimperialization” Imperial Victims/Empires as Victims, ed. Andrzej Nowak, Polish Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 2010

“Obama’s Europe: An Alliance in Flux” Hellenic Review, Vol.18, No.2, Autumn 2010

“Regional Overview” and “The Republic of Macedonia/ Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” Western Balkans Policy Review 2010, CSIS Press, September 2010

“Can Eastern Europe’s Democracies Weather the Storm?” Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, March 2010

“Russia’s Pragmatic Reimperialization” Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 2010

The Berlin Wall: 20 Years Later” U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs, Fall 2009 

“Collective Accession: The WTO Entry Bids of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus” Eastern Europe and Central Asia World Finance Review, September 2009

Europe’s East RisingJournal of International Security Affairs, Washington D.C., No.14, Spring 2008 

“Kosovo’s Independence: Practicalities, Precedents, and Power Politics” European Security Forum, Working Paper No.28, Brussels, Belgium, February 2008 

“Bulgaria: Progress and Development” in Sharon Wolchik and Jane L. Curry, (Eds.) Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy, Rowman & Littlefield, 2008, 2011

“Central Eastern Europe: American Interests” The Analyst: Central and Eastern European Political and Economic Review, Budapest, Vol.1, No.3, 2006

“The European Union’s Eastern Dimension” New Europe Review, Vol.2, No.5, 2005, Washington DC 

“Washington’s New European Allies: Durable or Conditional Partners?” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.28, No.2, Spring 2005, Washington DC

“Status, Standards, and Security: The Kosovo Challenge” European and U.S. Policies in the Balkans, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Deutsches Institut fur Internationale Politik und Sicherheit, Berlin, July 2004 

“Russia’s New Europe” The National Interest, Washington, D.C., Winter 2003 

“The Balkans as Global Model: Three Dimensions of Security” Albanian Institute for International Studies, Debating Integration, Tirana, 2003 

“From Ethnic Voting to Ethnic Cleansing” Patterns of Prejudice, Vol.37, No.2, 2003 

“Piu La Polonia E Potente Piu Serve All’America” Li Me: Rivista Italiana Di Geopolitica, Italy, No.3, 2003

“America’s Balkan Allies” CEDEM Magazine for Social Affairs, Montenegro, No.1, October 2002 

“Toward an Understanding Of Russia” Acta Oeconomica, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Vol.52, Issue 1, 2002 

“Kosova: The Core of the Balkans” in Building Stability in Weak States: The Western Balkans, National Defence Academy, Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management, Vienna, Austria, April 2002 

“The Balkans Since Dayton” Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, University of Minnesota, Vol.16/17, 2000-2001

“Facing the Future: The Balkans To The Year 2010” Discussion Paper, C.86, Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI), University of Bonn, 2001 

“Between Ethnicity and Citizenship: Eastern Europe’s Cross-Border Minorities” Minorities and Tolerance: Central and Eastern Europe and the NIS, Woodrow Wilson Center Conference, July 2001

“Yugoslavia: Hazard for the U.S.?” The World and I, Vol.16, No.5. May 2001 

“Europe’s Security Pillars” European Integration for the 21st Century, Pilar Institute, Croatia, 2001 

“Greater Albania or Political Suicide” Kosova and Balkan Observer, Prishtina, Kosova, Year 1, No.1, March 2001 

“Nationalist Majority Parties: The Anatomy of Ethnic Domination in Central and Eastern Europe” in Jonathan P. Stein (Ed.) The Politics of National Minority Participation in Post-Communist Europe: State-Building, Democracy, and Ethnic Mobilization, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2000 

“Kosova at a Crossroads” Kosova Historical/ Political Review, Institute of History, Prishtina and Tirana, No.8, 2000 

“Southeast European Reconstruction: Winning or Losing the Balkans?” A CSIS Europe Program Report, Washington DC, October 2000 

“Balkan In Dependence” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.23, No.4, Autumn 2000, Washington DC

“Bulgaria: A Security Surge” Brassey’s Eurasian and East European Security Yearbook, Washington DC, Brassey’s, 2000 

“Die Strategischen und Militarischen Nachwirkungen des Friedensabkommens von Dayton” Dunja Melcic, (Ed.), Der Jugoslawien-Krieg: Handbuch zu Vorgeschichte, Verlauf und Konsequenzen, Westdeutscher Verlag, Germany, 1999 

“Ethnic Relations and Regional Problems in Independent Ukraine” Sharon Wolchik and Volodymyr Zviglyanich (Eds.), Ukraine: The Search for National Identity, London: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 

“The New Leaders” The World & I, Vol.12, No.11, November 1999 

“Ripple Effect” Armed Forces Journal, May 1999 

“Kosova Between War and Independence: Implications for International Security” The Balkan Analyst, No.1 (12), Tirana, 1999 

“The Situation in Kosovo” The World & I, Vol.12, No.6, June 1999, Washington DC

 “Blowup in the Balkans?” The World and I, Vol.11, No.11, November 1998, Washington DC

“Key Elements of Romania’s Security Strategy” CSIS Policy Paper, October 1998, and reprinted in Kurt W. Tretow and Mihail E. Ionescu (Eds.) Romania and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Iasi: Center for Romanian Studies, 1999 

“Close to the Edge in Kosovo” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.21, No.3, Summer 1998, Washington DC

“NATO’s Bosnian Lessons” Italy and the Balkans, CSIS / Italian Review of Geopolitics, May 1998

“The Kosovar Volcano” Transitions: Changes in Post-Communist Societies, Vol.4, No.5, October 1997

“The Rise of Nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe: Kinds, Causes, Consequences, Countermeasures” Uncaptive Minds, Vol.9, No.3-4, Fall 1997 

“The Balkans on the Brink Again” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.20, No.4, Autumn 1997, Washington DC

“Stabilizing Partition with SFOR” Transitions: Changes in Post-Communist Societies, Vol.3, No.3, 21 February 1997 

“Charter 77 (Czechoslovakia)” Protest, Power, and Change: An Encyclopedia of Non-Violent Action, New York and London: Garland Publishing Inc., 1997 

“Challenges to European Security” The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Vol.4, No.1, Winter / Spring 1997 

“The Communist Comeback” The World & I, Vol.11, No.3, 1996, Washington DC

“Balkan Myths and Bosnian Massacres” in Raju Thomas and H. Richard Friman (eds.), The Balkan Conflict: Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism, New York: Garland, 1996 

“Committed to Reform” (with Chad Damro) The World & I, Vol.11, No.12, December 1996, Washington DC

“Blood and Soil in Bosnia” Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, Vol.40, No.4, Fall 1996 

“Policy Forum: Bosnia-After the Troops Leave” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.19, No.3, Summer 1996, Washington DC

“Dayton’s Impact on the U.S. Presidential Election” Transitions, Vol.2, No.14, 12 July 1996 

“The Many Faces of Nationalism” Uncaptive Minds, Fall / Winter 1995-1996 

“Paper Tiger in the Balkans” The World & I, Vol.10, No.9, September 1995, Washington DC

“Bosnia’s Precarious Future” The World & I, Vol.10, No.3, March 1995, Washington DC

“The Fate of Minorities in Eastern Europe” in Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner (Ed,) Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict, and Democracy, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1994 

“Greece: New Power in the Balkans” (with David Augustyn), The World & I, Vol.9, No.1, January 1994, Washington DC

“Czechoslovakia’s Political Transition: From Monism to Pluralism” Stanford Journal of International Affairs, Fall/Winter 1994 

“Politics in Yugoslavia’s Successor States: A Regional Overview” Uncaptive Minds, Vol.7, No.1(25), Winter / Spring 1994 

“The Challenge of Ethnic Conflict: The Fate of Minorities in Eastern Europe” Journal of Democracy, Vol.4, No.4, October 1993 

“Balkan Vortex: States, Territories, and Minorities” International Journal for Group Rights, Vol. 1, No.3, Summer 1993 

“The Contours of Ethnic Politics in Eastern Europe” Balkan Forum, Vol.1, No.3, June 1993 

“Albania–The Domino That Didn’t Quite Fall” in Lyman Legters (ed.), Eastern Europe: Transformation and Revolution, 1945-1991, Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath & Co., 1992 

“Bosnian Blunders” The World & I, Vol.6, No.11, November 1992, Washington DC

“Gorbachev: The Debate” Nationalities Papers, Vol.XVII, No.2, Summer 1992 

“Restructuring Eastern Europe: Towards A New European Order” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Vol.15, No. 2, Summer 1991 

“Eastern Europe in the Post-Communist Era” The Columbia Journal of World Business, Vol.VI, No.1, Spring 1991

“Balkan Battles: Observing the Yugoslav Imbroglio,The World & I, Vol.6, No.3, March 1991, Washington DC

“Solidarity at the Crossroads” The World & I, Vol.5, No.9, September 1990, Washington DC

“Return to Europe” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Vol.14, No.2, Summer 1990 

“Poland’s Anti-Communist Manifesto” Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, Vol.34, No.1, Winter 1990

“Nicaragua’s Sandinista Project: Ideology, Power Building, and Social Manipulation” Political Communication and Persuasion, Vol.5, No.8, August 1989

“Liberating the Soviet Bloc” The World & I, Vol.3, No.8, August 1989, Washington DC

“East European Dissent: Impasses and Opportunities” Problems of Communism, Vol.37, No.2, March-April 1988 

“The Bird in Moscow’s Cage: Eastern Europe and Perestroika” The National Interest, No.12, Summer 1988 

“Soviet Bloc Propaganda: The Glasnost Factor” Political Communication and Persuasion, Vol.4, No.4, 1987 

“A Glimpse of Poland’s Alternative Society” Soviet/East European Survey, 1985-1986, Duke University Press, 1987

“The Labyrinth of Polish Opposition” The World & I, Vol.2, No.5, May 1987, Washington DC

“Reagan and Poland: Spies, Speculations, and Scapegoats” The World & I, Vol.2, No.1, January 1987, Washington DC

“The Soviet Union and the Third World” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.9, No.4, Fall 1986, Washington DC

“Poland’s Political Scapegoats” Political Communication and Persuasion, Vol.3, No.2, 1985

“Poland’s Anti-Clergy Campaign” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.8, No.4, Fall 1985, Washington DC

“The Pattern of Repression” and “The Party in Crisis” Soviet /East European Survey 1983-1984, Duke University Press, 1985