Adjunct Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program
Alexander Sullivan is an Adjunct Fellow in the Indo-Pacific Security Program, where he focuses on US-China relations, maritime security, regional military modernization and U.S. alliances, and the role of energy in geopolitics. His writing and analysis has appeared in Foreign Policy online, The National Interest online, The Diplomat, China-US Focus and various CNAS publications. His commentary has been featured in Singapore's Straits Times, Huffington Post, Voice of America's Mandarin language service, and US News and World Report.
Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Sullivan was an Associate Fellow at CNAS.
Mr. Sullivan holds an M.A. in Chinese History from Columbia University. His historical research focused on Chinese economic and security policies toward Mongolia and Central Asia, and on China in a wider Eurasian context. He graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College with an A.B. in East Asian Languages and Cultures.
Recent Publications & News
Global Island: Sustaining Taiwan’s International Participation Amid Mounting Pressure from China
By Jacob Stokes, Alexander Sullivan & Zachary Durkee
Digital Allies: Deepening U.S.–South Korea Cooperation on Technology and Innovation
By Jacob Stokes, Alexander Sullivan & Joshua Fitt
NOTEWORTHY: Indo-Pacific Strategy of the United States
By Lisa Curtis, Emily Kilcrease, Martijn Rasser, Chris Dougherty, Jacob Stokes, Joshua Fitt, Alexander Sullivan, Samuel Bendett & Kelley Eckels Currie
People’s Republic of the United Nations
By Kristine Lee & Alexander Sullivan
Beyond the San Hai
By Patrick M. Cronin, Mira Rapp-Hooper, Harry Krejsa, Alexander Sullivan & Rush Doshi
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