Sagar, Rahul. Secrets and leaks: the dilemma of state secrecy. Princeton University Press, 2016.
Sabl, Andrew and Rahul Sagar, "Introduction," Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy Vol. 20 , Iss. 3 (2017).
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.
Sagar, Rahul. Democracy’s Limit: A Realist Response to the Quest for Transparency In Matt Sleat, ed., Politics Recovered: Essays on Realist Political Thought, New York: Columbia University Press (2016).
Sagar, Rahul, Executive Privilege and State Secrecy in David Coates, ed., Oxford Companion to American Politics, New York: Oxford University Press (2012).
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
Sagar, Rahul, Emergency Provisions in Sujit Choudhry, Pratap Mehta, and Madhav Khosla, eds., Oxford Handbook on the Indian Constitution, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (2015).
Sagar, Rahul. Before Midnight: Views on International Relations, 1857-1947 in David Malone, C. Raja Mohan, and Srinath Raghavan, eds., Oxford Handbook on Indian Foreign Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Sagar, Rahul, The Hindu Nationalist View of International Politics in Kanti Bajpai, ed., India's Grand Strategy: History, Theory, Cases, New Delhi: Routledge, 2014.
Sagar, Raul. "How, and why, the first Constitution in modern India was written, 75 years before the one we follow", Scroll.in, January 19, 2020
Sagar, Rahul, "Discovering India’s intellectual past", Hindustan Times, December 02, 2019
Sagar, Rahul. "Rediscovering Indian thought: How a scholar built a database of pre-Independence magazines", Scroll.in, November 24, 2019