Kitchen, Nicholas

Dr Nicholas Kitchen  

Department

Position held

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow

 

Experience keywords:

American power; US foreign policy; grand strategy; international system; neoclassical realism; post-cold war

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Nicholas Kitchen's main research interests lie in the field of American grand strategy and American power, particularly in the post-Cold War world. He also maintains an ongoing theoretical interest in neoclassical realism.

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5269

Publications

2016

Kitchen, Nicholas (2016) Guantanamo Bay: countries cannot keep offshoring their security Prospect (27 Feb 2016) blog

Kitchen, Nicholas (2016) Behind Donald Trump’s questioning of America’s foreign policy consensus is a revitalized debate about US leadership in the world. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (8 Apr 2016) Blog entry

2014

Kitchen, Nicholas (2014) Hegemonic transition theory and US foreign policy In: Parmar, Inderjeet and Miller, Linda B. and Ledwidge, Mark, (eds.) Obama and the World New Directions in US Foreign Policy. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415715225

Kitchen, Nicholas (2014) Structural shifts and strategic change: from the war on terror to the pivot to Asia In: Bentley, Michelle and Holland, Jack, (eds.) Obama's Foreign Policy: Ending the War on Terror. Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415662604

2013

Kitchen, Nicholas (2013) Jeanne Kirkpatrick In: Lynch, Timothy J. and Boyer, Paul S. and Nichols, Christopher and Milne, David, (eds.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199759255

2012

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) Book review: Dean Acheson and the creation of an American world order Cold War History, 12 (4). 706-707. ISSN 1468-2745

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) Book review: Politics and strategy: partisan ambition and American statecraft by Peter Trubowitz International Affairs, 88 (3). 625-681. ISSN 00205850

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) Ideas of power and the power of ideas: systematising neoclassical realist theory In: Toje, Asle and Kunz, Barbara, (eds.) Neoclassical realism in European politics: Bringing power back in. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK. ISBN 9780719083525

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) India: the next superpower?: executive summary IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR010. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) Bush's legacy and Obama's conception of leadership In: MacDonald, David B. and Nabers, Dirk and Patman, Robert G., (eds.) The Bush Leadership, the Power of Ideas, and the War on Terror. Ashgate, London, UK. ISBN 9781409447153

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) Executive summary: the new geopolitics of Southeast Asia IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR015. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) China's geoeconomic strategy: executive summary IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR012. LSE IDEAS, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) After the Arab Spring: power shift in the Middle East?: executive summary IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR011. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas and Cox, Michael (2012) Just another liberal war? Western interventionism and the Iraq War In: Acharya, Amitav and Katsumata, Hiro, (eds.) Beyond Iraq: the Future of World Order. Series on the Iraq War and its Consequences, 3 (3). World Scientific, London, UK, 65-84.

Kitchen, Nicholas and Guha, Ramachandra and Sibal, Rajeev and Rehman, Iskander and Blarel, Nicolas and Stuenkel, Oliver and Wankhede, Harish and Banerjee, Mukulika and Sanchez, Andrew and Sengupta, Sandeep (2012) India: the next superpower? IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR010. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2012) After the Arab Spring: power shift in the Middle East?: the contradictions of hegemony: the United States and the Arab Spring IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR011. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas and Dodge, Toby and Lawson, George and El Issawi, Fatima and Stein, Ewan and Ulrichsen, Kristian Coates and Alaaldin, Ranj and Phillips, Christopher and Thiel, Tobias and Rafati, Naysan and Voller, Yaniv (2012) After the Arab Spring: power shift in the Middle East? IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR011. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas and Westad, O.A and Fenby, Jonathan and Breslin , Shaun and Lin, Xiaojun and Yu, Jie and Yueh , Linda and Casarini, Nicola and Jonquières , Guy de (2012) China's geoeconomic strategy IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR012. LSE IDEAS, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Kitchen, Nicholas (2011) Turkey's global strategy: executive summary IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR007. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2011) The United States after unipolarity: executive summary IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR009. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2011) The ‘essential’ UK-US relationship pivots on those areas where strategic goals are shared, but disagreements over means remain: the global economy, foreign intervention, and Islamic radicalisation British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 May 2011) Blog entry

Kitchen, Nicholas (2011) The Obama doctrine- détente or decline European Political Science, 10 (1). 27-35. ISSN 1680-4333

Kitchen, Nicholas and Walker , Joshua W. and Hakura, Fadi and Oskanian, Kevork and Phillips, Christopher and Alessandri, Emiliano and Athanassopoulou, Ekavi and Hentov, Elliot and Turunc, Hasan (2011) Turkey's global strategy IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR007. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas and Quinn, Adam and Futter, Andrew and Tardelli, Luca and Joyce, Joseph P. and Morgan, Iwan and Kelley, Robert and Casey, Steven and Hassan, Oz (2011) The United States after unipolarity IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR009. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Kitchen, Nicholas (2010) Obama nation?: US foreign policy one year on: cover note IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas and Cox, Michael (2010) Obama nation?: US foreign policy one year on: driving decline?: economic crisis and the rise of China IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2010) The future of UK foreign policy: executive summary IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR006. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2010) The government’s National Security Strategy correctly identified global risks but bureaucratic infighting and a weak economic position threaten the UK’s ability to ‘punch above its weight’ on the international stage British Politics and Policy at LSE (1 Nov 2010) Blog entry

Kitchen, Nicholas (2010) Systemic pressures and domestic ideas: a neoclassical realist model of grand strategy formation Review of International Studies, 36 (1). 117-143. ISSN 0260-2105

Kitchen, Nicholas and Buzan, Barry and Guelke, Adrian and Bettiza, Gregorio and Phillips, Christopher and Dodge, Toby and Williams, Michael J. and Kalinovsky, Artemy and Haacke, Jürgen and Budd, Colin and Falkner, Robert and Clemons, Steven and Cox, Michael (2010) Obama nation?: US foreign policy one year on IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR0003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas and Cooper, Robert and Allen, Mark and Braithwaite, Rodric and Greenstock, Jeremy and Mottram, Richard and Powell, Charles and Rifkind, Malcolm (2010) The future of UK foreign policy IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR0006. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Kitchen, Nicholas (2009) The Middle East: intractable conflict?: introduction - regional turbulence IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SU003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas (2009) Prospects for reform?: the Iranian elections: introduction - high expectations IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SU002. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas (2009) Illusions of empire and the spectre of decline In: Parmar, Inderjeet and Miller, Linda B. and Ledwidge, Mark, (eds.) New Directions in Us Foreign Policy. Routledge studies in US foreign policy. Routledge, Oxford, UK, 241-250. ISBN 9780415777483

Kitchen, Nicholas and Kepel, Giles and Gerges, Fawaz A. and Ashton, Nigel J and Aran, Amnon (2009) The Middle East: intractable conflict? IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SU003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Kitchen, Nicholas and Shakibi, Zhand and Akbari, Azadeh and Sadeghi, Shirin and Gerges, Fawaz A. and Ehteshami, Anoush (2009) Prospects for reform?: the Iranian elections IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SU002. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas (2008) Il ritorno della storia: gli Stati Uniti e il mondo dopo Bush [The return of history: the United States and world order after Bush] Biblioteca Della Libertà, XLIII (193). ISSN 0006-1654

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