Triangles, Major Powers, and Rivalry Duration

Why do some international rivalries last longer than others? Most rivalry literature focuses on the dyadic interactions within rivalries, but most rivalries have been connected to other rivalries. This paper examines a rivalry’s overlapping immediate …

Triangles in Networks

In this project, I examine whether and how various triangular relationships of rivalries and alliances affect 1) long-term interstate relationships and 2) short-term conflict propensities. Network analysis is employed to capture the various types of triangles.