Portrait

Thomas D. Grant

Publications & commentary

Full list of publications & commentary

Books

book cover Aggression against Ukraine Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
book cover Lobbying, Government Relations, and Campaign Finance Worldwide (edited collection)Oceana / Oxford University Press, 2005
Chechnya and the struggle for sovereignty monograph in development, based on Ph.D. dissertation [more on public international law]

Journal articles

Foreign Takeovers of United States Airlines: Free Trade Problems, Process, and Progress vol. 31 Harvard Journal on Legislation(Winter 1994), 63-151 [more on commerce]
Toward a Swiss Solution for an American Problem: An Alternative Approach to Banks in the War on Drugs vol. 14 Annual Review of Banking Law (1995), 225-268 [more on commerce]
Territorial Status, Recognition, and Statehood: Some Aspects of the Genocide Case (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia) vol. 33(2) Stanford journal of International law (1997), 305-341 [more on public international law]
Defining Statehood: The Montevideo Convention and its Discontents vol. 37(2) Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (1999), 403-457 [more on public international law]
Internationally Guaranteed Constitutive Order: Cyprus and Bosnia as predicates vol. 8(1) Journal of Transnational Law & Policy (1999), 1-55 [more on public international law]
A Panel of Experts for Chechnya: Purposes and Prospects in Light of International Law vol. 40(1) Virginia Journal of International Law (1999), 115-192 (appeared in longer form in 1998 FINNISH YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW spring 2000, 145-248) [more on public international law]
Taiwan Trouble vol. 4(4) American Diplomacy (1999) [more on security]
The United Nations Order and Rebuilding Domestic Order: The Case of Kosovo vol. III(7-8) Foreign Policy (Romania) (fall-winter 1999-2000), 96-134 [more on public international law]
Extending Decolonization: How the United Nations might have addressed Kosovo vol. 20(1) Georgia Journal of International and Comparitive Law (spring 2000), 9-54 [more on public international law]
Hallstein Revisited: Unilateral Enforcement of Regimes of Non-Recognition since the Two Germanies vol. 36(2) Stanford Journal of International Law (summer 2000), 221-251 [more on public international law]
Afghanistan Recognizes Chechnya vol. 15(4) American University International Law Review (spring 2000), 869-894 [more on public international law]
States Newly Admitted to the United Nations: Some Implications vol. 39(1) Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (fall 2000), 177-192 [more on public international law]
United States Practice Regarding Non-Recognition of the Annexation of the Baltic States, 1940-1991 1 Baltic Yearbook of International Law (inaugural volume, spring 2001), 23-110 [more on public international law] [more on history]
Bin Laden's Grand Miscalculation Foreign Policy Research Institute E-Notes (Friday, October 16, 2001) [more on security]
China's Stake in a Secure Taiwan China Brief: A Journal of News and Analysis (Jamestown Foundation), vol. 1, issue 9, November 8, 2001 [more on security]
Turkey: Help the Indispensable Ally American Diplomacy, January 2002 [more on security]
Terror Today: Measuring the Cost, Calculating the Response Current History, vol. 101, April 2002 (two-author article), 184-186 [more on security]
'Open Skies' deals hit legal turbulence European Voice, 30 May-5 June 2002, p. 18 [more on commerce]
Turkey Embraces Arbitration as Step Toward Global Economic Integration New York Bar Journal (July 2002), 46-49 [more on commerce]
An End to 'Divide and Conquer'? EU May Move Toward More United Approach in Negotiating 'Open Skies' Agreements with USA Journal of Air Law & Commerce, vol. 67, no. 4 (fall 2002), 1057-1070 [more on commerce]
A Reply to Immanuel Wallerstein Foreign Policy (Washington, DC) (November/December 2002) (two-author letter), 6 [more on security]
Gibraltar on the Rocks Policy Review, No. 116 (December 2002/January 2003), 57-67 [more on security]
Executive Diplomacy: Toward a Statecraft of Integration, Consensus, and Leadership in Managing American Power International Affairs, vol. 79, no. 1 (Chatham House) (January 2003) (two-author article), 37-51 [more on security]
The Security Council and Iraq: An Incremental Practice vol. 97(4) American Journal of International Law 823-42 (2003) [more on public international law]
German Dreadnoughts and the Saudi Bomb: Why we should be wary of Saudi Arabia International Relations vol. XI, no. 5 (August 2003), 405-410 [more on security] [more on history]
Partition of Failed States: Impediments and Impulses vol. 11(2) Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies (2004), 51-82 [more on public international law]
International Arbitration and English Courts vol. 56 International & Comparative Law Quarterly (2007), 871–884
International Responsibility and the Admission of States to the United Nations vol. 30 Michigan Journal of International Law (2009), 1095
Regulating the Creation of States from Decolonization to Secession vol. 5 Journal of International Law &; International Relations (Toronto) (2009), 11
Introductory note: European Court of Justice (GC): Apostolides v. Orams vol. 48(4) International Legal Materials (2009), 788
A League of Their Own: The Rationale for an International Alliance of Democracies vol. 41 George Washington Internal Law Review (2009), 242
Editorial vol. 2(1) Journal of International Dispute Settlement (2011), 1
Argument and Devision in a Developed System vol. 4(3) Journal of International Disputes Settlement(2013), 1

Chapters in Encyclopaedias & Multi-Author Works

Federalism with International Guarantee: International Organizations and the New Constitutions of Some ‘Failed’ or ‘Failing’ States chapter in Thomas Giegerich (ed.) The EU Accession of Cyprus-Key to the Political and Legal Solution of an 'Insoluable' Ethnic Conflict? (Baden-Baden, Nomos Verlag, 2006), 137-60
The Harvard Drafts on International Responsibility (co-authored with James Crawford) chapter in CJ Barker & J Grant (eds) The Harvard Research in International Law: A Contemporary Analysis and Appraisal (Buffalo, New York: W.S. Hein & Co., 2007)
The International Court of Justice (co-authored with James Crawford) chapter in Sam Daws & Thomas Weiss (eds) Oxford Handbook of the United Nations (Oxford University Press, 2007)
Doctrines (Monroe, Hallstein, Brezhnev, Stimson) entry in R Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
Micro-States entry in R Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford University Press, 2008)
Local Remedies, Exhaustion of (co-authored with James Crawford) entry in R Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law ( Oxford University Press, 2008)
Towards an International Law of Responsibility: Early Doctrine (co-authored with James Crawford and Francesco Messineo) chapter in Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Marcelo Kohen (eds) International Law and the Quest for its Implementation: Liber Amicorum Vera Gowlland-Debbas (Leiden: Brill, 2010)
Chechnya entry in Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia (2011)
Secession and State Succession chapter in Aleksander Pavković & Peter Radan (eds) Ashgate Research Companion on Secession (Farham: Ashgate, 2011) 365–378
Who Can Make Treaties? Other Subjects of International Law chapter in Duncan B. Hollis (ed.) The Oxford Guide to Treaties (Oxford University Press, 2012) 125–149
Article 2(1)a & b The United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: A Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2013) 40–53
Article 5
Article 6 ibid, 105–112

Reviews

Between Diversity and Disorder: review article of Jorri C. Duursma, Fragmentation and the International Relations of Micro-states: Self-determination and Statehood (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996) vol. 12(4) American University Journal of International Law and Policy (1997), 629-86 [more on public international law]
An Institution Restored?: review article of M.J.Peterson, Recognition of Governments: Legal Doctrine and State Practice 1815–1995 (New York: St Martin's Press Inc., London: Macmillan Press Ltd., 1997) vol. 39(1) Virginia Journal of International Law (1998), 101-37 [more on public international law]
Review essay of Martin Van Creveld, The Rise and Decline of the State (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) vol. 9(2) Journal of Transnational Law & Policy (summer 2000), 309-329 [more on public international law]
Book review of Brad Roth, Government Illegitimacy in International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999) European Journal of International Law vol. 11, no. 3 (2000), 739-744 [more on public international law]
Book review of David J. Bederman, International Law in Antiquity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001) Co-authored with William Allan, American Journal of International Law vol. 97, no. 1 (January 2003), 218-220 [more on public international law]

Chapters in Encyclopaedias & Multi-Author Works

Federalism with International Guarantee: International Organizations and the New Constitutions of Some ‘Failed’ or ‘Failing’ States: chapter in Thomas Giegerich (ed.) The EU Accession of Cyprus-Key to the Political and Legal Solution of an 'Insoluable' Ethnic Conflict? (Baden-Baden, Nomos Verlag, 2006), 137-60
The Harvard Drafts on International Responsibility: chapter in CJ Barker & J Grant (eds) The Harvard Research in International Law: A Contemporary Analysis and Appraisal (Buffalo, New York: W.S. Hein & Co., 2007)(co-authored with James Crawford)
The International Court of Justice: chapter in Sam Daws & Thomas Weiss (eds) Oxford Handbook of the United Nations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007)(co-authored with James Crawford)
Doctrines (Monroe, Hallstein, Brezhnev, Stimson): entry in R Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
Micro-States: entry in R Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
Local Remedies, Exhaustion of: entry in R Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008) (co-authored with James Crawford)

Editorial commentary and news analysis

Confederation Will Not Answer the 'China Question' Asian Wall Street Journal (Wednesday, July 19, 2000, Cross-Strait Relations, p. 8) [more on public international law]
The Sanctions on Austria Were Futile: Except that they made the case against deepening the EU. The road now leads to eastward expansion Wall Street Journal Europe (Wednesday, September 13, 2000, Editorials & Opinion) (also appeared in Asian Wall Street Journal Thursday, September 14, 2000, p. 10) [more on public international law] [more on commerce]
Iraq: How to reconcile conflicting obligations of occupation and reform ASIL Insights June 2003 [more on public international law]
The EU Trust Territory of Kosovo Wall Street Journal Europe August 25, 2004, p A8 (co-authored with Congressman Doug Bereuter (R. Nebraska)) [more on public international law] [more on security]
From the Paulskirche to Tiananmen Square The Free China Journal (March 19, 1993) [more on security]
Chechnya Sounds Alarm of a Russian Breakup The New York Times (Thursday December 29, 1994, A20, letter to the editor) [more on security]
The New Tinder Box: The Kosovo Crisis The Seattle Times (Sunday, March 22, 1998, Editorial Page, B5) [more on security]
The Complications of Arming Kosovo Rebels Indianapolis Star (Sunday, April 11, 1999, Editorial Page, D4) [more on security]
Clans Inside Kosovo Could Complicate Refugee Homecoming Kansas City Star (Saturday, June 5, 1999, Editorial Page) [more on security]
Heating Oil's Link to a Nation at War Baltimore Sun (Thursday, February 17, 2000, Opinion Page, B7) [more on security]
Don't Let Echelon Spook You: The allegations of industrial espionage should not obscure the larger issues at stake in Europe The Wall Street Journal Europe (Thursday, March 2, 2000, Editorials & Opinion) [more on security] [more on commerce]
Don't Let Russia Swallow Georgia The Wall Street Journal Europe (March 30, 2001) [more on security]
Administration should stay the course The Sun Chronicle (Thursday, May 10, 2001, p. 9) [more on security]
Law, Diplomacy and Missile Defense San Diego Union-Tribune (Friday, May 11, 2001, Opinion, p. B13) (also appeared in Saturday/Sunday, May 12-13, 2001 Bangor Daily News p. A11) [more on security]
Let Turkey, Our Best Muslim Ally, Join the Club Los Angeles Times (Thursday, November 15, 2001, Commentary, B11) [more on security]
Is Carving Up Afghanistan an Option? Los Angeles Times (Monday, December 10, 2001, Commentary, B13) [more on security]
Turkish Cyprus is distinct from and equal to Greek Cyprus Washington Times (Monday, December 10, 2001, letter to the editor) [more on security]
Countries Worth Rescuing. The U.S. anti-terrorism operation in Georgia may help restore stability-and sovereignty-to a friendly nation Wall Street Journal Europe (Thursday, February 28, 2002, Editorials & Opinion, p. A6) [more on security]
For an Iraq Amnesty Washington Post Tuesday, August 20, 2002, p. A 13 (op-ed) [more on security]
Plentiful Rewards: The other dividends of Iraqi regime change National Review Online September 6, 2002 (Guest Comment) [more on security]
A Question of Legality? Sentiments in Britain In the National Interest March 26, 2003 [more on security]
A postwar plan Baltimore Sun Sunday, April 6, 2003 (opinion) [more on security]
Secrets from the Iraqi Archives: Russian Aid, British Response In the National Interest vol. 2, issue 15, Wednesday, April 16, 2003 [more on security]
Gates Banks on Cambridge Connection The Seattle Times (Friday, June 6, 1997, Editorial Page, B5) [more on commerce]
U.S. Should End the Limit on High-Tech Visas San Francisco Chronicle (Wednesday, September 6, 2000, Editorial, p. A21) [more on commerce]
Special: America Needs High-Tech Workers ThinkIndia.com (Saturday, September 9, 2000) [more on commerce]
U.S. Should Remove Ceiling on High-Tech Visas Portland Oregonian (Thursday, September 28, 2000, Editorial page) [more on commerce]
Unholy Alliance: When the Right and the Left Meet: The fight against the EU's takeover directive brought together not-so-strange bedfellows Wall Street Journal Europe (Thursday, July 26, 2001, Editorials & Opinion) [more on commerce]