Clifford A. Kiracofe, Jr., Ph.D.

Publications

BOOKS

GRU, Le Plus Secret des Services Sovietiques (Paris: Editions Stock, 1988) co-author with Pierre de Villemarest.  A history of Soviet military intelligence.

Le Coup d'État de Markus Wolf, La Guerre des Deux Allemagnes 1945-1991 (Paris: Editions Stock, 1991) research and documentation for author Pierre de Villemarest.  A history of the East German STASI.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

“Selective Engagement,” in James J, Hentz, ed., Obligation of Empire, U.S. Grand Strategy at Century’s Dawn, University Press of Kentucky, 2004.

ARTICLES 

“Palms for the Prairie, George Wittbold, Nineteenth-Century Chicago Florist and Nurseryman,” Journal of Illinois History, Autumn 1998, pp. 23-42.

"The Communist Takeover of Mozambique," The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Volume 7, Spring/Summer 1982, pp. 115-128.

"The Communist Takeover of Angola," The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Volume 6, Number 4, Winter 1981, pp. 417-437. 

"The Soviet Network in Central America," Midstream, Volume XXVII, Number 5, May 1981, pp. 3-6.

“Nicaragua, Terrorism, and the PLO,” West Watch, IV, No. 10, December 1980.

"Brazil: An Emerging Strategic Factor in the Southern Atlantic," The Journal of Social and Political Studies, Volume 5, Number 3, Fall 1980, pp. 199-230.

"Marxist-Leninist Theory and the Third World," The Journal of Social and Political Studies, Volume 4, Number 3, Fall 1979, pp. 210-240. 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

“Challenges to U.S. Middle East Policy,” Palestine Center, Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., November 2003

“U.S. Middle East Policy and the Iraq Question,” National Council on US-Arab Relations, Washington, D.C., September 2002

"American Foreign Policy and the Gulf Crisis: A View from the Senate," Seminar on the Middle East Situation, NatWest Bank, London, September 1991

LECTURES

“US Foreign Policy and the Middle East,” Lecture Tour in Morocco sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung-Morocco and the Bouabid Foundation (Rabat, Morocco), April 17-25, 2004

“War Against Iraq: Domestic Sources of the Policy,” Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, November 2002

"American Foreign Policy, An Introduction," Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, July 1993

"US-USSR Trade: A Foreign Policy Perspective," The National Economists Club at the Brookings Institution, July 1991

"American Foreign Policy and Mexico," Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, January 1991

"American Foreign Policy, the Soviet Union, and Poland," Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, January 1990

"American Foreign Policy and Poland," Catholic University, Lublin, Poland, December 1990

"The United States Senate and English Parliamentary Tradition," National Law University, Bangalore, India, August 1989

"American Foreign Policy and Latin America;" "American Foreign Policy, Argentina, and the Malvinas War," Universidad Católica, Faculty of Law, Buenos Aires, May 1982

INTERVIEWS

Asahi TV, (Tokyo), 2003, 2004.  US Foreign Policy.  Four segments on US foreign policy issues including the Iraq War.

Le Matin, (Morocco), 2004, various interviews on US Foreign Policy

COMMENTARY  

“The Darfur Crisis Could Spread Beyond Sudan,” Roanoke Times, 5 September, 2004

“Tunisias Moderation Benefits the United States,” Roanoke Times, 22 January, 2004

“Energy Security Equals National Security,” Intellectualcapital.com, 16 October 2000

“A History of Foreign Engagement,” Intellectualcapital.com, 25 September 2004

“Like Good Neighbors,” Intellectualcapital.com, 5 September 2000 

LETTERS

“How Guerillas Get Weapons,” The New York Times, 16 February 1981

“Terrorism in Nicaragua Today,” Wall Street Journal, 23 October 1980