Sagar, Rahul. Secrets and leaks: the dilemma of state secrecy. Princeton University Press, 2016.
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Sagar, Rahul. "Are charter cities legitimate?." Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2016.
Sagar, Rahul. "Against Moral Absolutism: Surveillance and Disclosure After Snowden." Ethics & International Affairs 29, no. 2 (2015): 145-159.
Sagar, Rahul. "Creaky Leviathan: A Comment on David Pozen's Leaky Leviathan." Harvard Law Review Forum 512 (2013).
Sagar, Rahul. "Is ideal theory practical?." Review of International Studies 37, no. 4 (2011): 1949-1965.
Sagar, Rahul. "Presaging the Moderns: Demosthenes’ Critique of Popular Government." The Journal of Politics 71, no. 4 (2009): 1394-1405.
Sagar, Rahul. "Who holds the balance? A missing detail in the debate over balancing security and liberty." Polity 41, no. 2 (2009): 166-188.
Sagar, Rahul. "On combating the abuse of state secrecy." Journal of Political Philosophy 15, no. 4 (2007): 404-427.
Sagar, Rahul., and Mukherjee, R. "Pragmatism in Indian Strategic Thought." India Review, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2018
Sagar, Rahul, and Ankit Panda. "Pledges and Pious Wishes: The Constituent Assembly Debates and the Myth of a “Nehruvian Consensus”." India Review 14, no. 2 (2015): 203-220.
Sagar, Rahul. "State of mind: what kind of power will India become?." International Affairs 85, no. 4 (2009): 801-816.
Sagar, Rahul. "What's in a name? India and America in the twenty-first century." Survival 46, no. 3 (2004): 115-135.
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Sagar, Rahul. Hindu Nationalism and the Cold War in Manu Bhagavan, ed., India and the Cold War, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019
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