(2014) (with Waldman& Varisco) Understanding Influence: The Use of Statebuilding Research in British Policy (London, Ashgate)
(2008) (ed.) Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq (New York, Routledge)
(2005) (ed.) After the Conflict: Reconstruction and Development in the Aftermath of War (London, I.B. Tauris)
(2004) (ed.) Reconstructing War-Torn Societies: Afghanistan (Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan)
Chapters and Articles
(2014) (with Zyck, S. & Deely, S.) "The Evolution of Stabilization Concepts and Praxis", in Robert Muggah (ed.) Stabilization Operations, Security and Development: States of Fragility, Rutledge
(2013) "Conflict analysis for the twenty-first century", Conflict, Security and Development, Vol. 13, No.3, pp 259-283, with T. Waldman
(2011) (with Zyck, S.) "Trends in Gulf State Assistance to Crisis-Affected Contexts", in Held and Ulrichsen (eds.) The Transformation of the Gulf: Politics, Economics and the Global Order, Routledge
(2010) (with Wardell, G.) "Exploited by whom?: An Alternative Perspective on Humanitarian Assistance to Afghan Women", in Siddiqui (ed.) Islam: Gender and Politics, London, Sage Publications Ltd., Vol. 4
(2009) (with Narrang-Suri, S.) "War, Cities and Planning: Making a case for urban planning in conflict-affected cities", in Grindsted, Piquard, Zammit and Day (eds) Cities and Crises, Copenhagen, Deusto University Press, pp.105-129
(2009) "The Failed Promise of Multi-Donor Trust Funds: Aid Financing as an Impediment to Effective State-Building in Post-Conflict Environments", Policy Studies Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 107-126
(2007) "Postwar reconstruction and the recovery of cultural heritage: critical lessons from the last fifteen years", in Stanley-Price (ed.) Cultural Heritage in Postwar Recovery, Rome, ICCROM, pp. 26-39
(2015) (with Mark Evans) Defining the Challenge, Making the Change: A Study of Public Administration Reform in Arab Transitions, United Nations Development Program, New York.
(2014) (with John Skelton) The Reconstruction of Post-war Kuwait: A Missed Opportunity?, Research Paper – Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, LSE
(2012) The Qatari Spring: Qatar's Emerging Role in Peacemaking, Research Paper – Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, LSE.