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Dal 2008 presiede il gruppo americano della Commissione Trilaterale.
- The Future of Power (PublicAffairs, 2011)
- The Powers to Lead (Oxford University Press, 2008)
- The Power Game: A Washington Novel (Public Affairs, 2004)
- Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics (PublicAffairs, 2004)
- Power in the Global Information Age: From Realism to Globalization (Routledge, 2004)
- The Paradox of American Power: Why the World’s Only Superpower Can’t Go it Alone (Oxford University Press, 2002)
- Understanding International Conflicts: An Introduction to Theory and History, 7th ed. (Longman, 2008)
- Bound to Lead: The Changing Nature of American Power, (Basic Books, 1990)
- Nuclear Ethics (The Free Press, 1986)
- Hawks, Doves and Owls: An Agenda for Avoiding Nuclear War, co-authored with Graham Allison and Albert Carnesale (Norton, 1985)
- Living with Nuclear Weapons. A Report by the Harvard Nuclear Study Group (Harvard University Press, 1983)
- Power and Interdependence: World Politics in Transition, co-authored with Robert O. Keohane (Little Brown and Company, 1977; Longman, 2000)
- Peace in Parts: Integration and Conflict in Regional Organization (Little Brown and Company, 1971)
- Pan Africanism and East African Integration (Harvard University Press, 1965)