Journal Articles

  1. Schmidt, D., Trenta, L. Changes in the law of self-defence? Drones, imminence, and international norm dynamics Journal on the Use of Force and International Law 1 45
  2. Trenta, L. The Obama administration’s conceptual change: Imminence and the legitimation of targeted killings European Journal of International Security 3 1 69 93
  3. Trenta, L. ‘An act of insanity and national humiliation’: the Ford Administration, Congressional inquiries and the ban on assassination Journal of Intelligence History 1 20
  4. Trenta, L. Clinton and Bosnia: a candidate's freebie, a president's nightmare Journal of Transatlantic Studies 12 1 62 89
  5. Trenta, L. The Champion of Human Rights Meets the King of Kings: Jimmy Carter, the Shah, and Iranian Illusions and Rage Diplomacy and Statecraft 24 3 476 498


  1. Trenta, L. Risk and Presidential decision-making: the emergence of foreign policy crises London Routledge