Politics by Numbers: Counting Plato’s Shadows

By |2022-11-28T16:17:00-10:00November 26th, 2022|Categories: Journal, news|Tags: , , , |

James Sullivan is currently a non-resident Visiting Scholar at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies and is pursuing an ALM in International Relations from Harvard Extension School. His paper analyzes China's use of tone when addressing various security issues relevant to the Indo-Pacific region. His paper leverages Natural Language Processing techniques applied to the GDELT database to quantify tones expressed on a variety of topics, targeting a range of both internal and external audiences. His paper show four facts: 1) China only began telling a more negative narrative regarding the United States post the beginning of the [...]

The Nature of Power: A Metcalfe’s Law National Security Strategy 

By |2022-06-03T10:45:43-10:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Journal, news|Tags: , , |

“The Nature of Power: A Metcalfe’s Law National Security Strategy” by James Sullivan is the latest paper written for DKI APCSS’ Security Nexus. In his paper, Sullivan says that “the world is at a crossroads is true, but not in the way it is popularly understood.” He states, “Peer competitors to the United States, such as the People’s Republic of China (PRC), talk about “changes not seen in a century” and describe this crossroad as an opportunity to change the nature of the international order. Their proposed order devolves power across multiple players and spheres of influence, with a new [...]

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