Beginning with the year 2006, this series of books has successively analyzed representative samples of the English-language world press covering major national and international conflits. We use the method of co-occurence of key words in texts to form statistically consistent clusters of key words that identify texts associated with specific topics. The method also allows you to follow these clusters and their texts over time to see if they disappear or become more central or more dense. There are surprises at every turn. Obama and Trump, in a major instance early in their mandates, experienced almost the same unrecognized political failure
Karl M. van Meter is an American-French citizen with four university degrees from the US, the UK and France. As a mathematician and research sociologist, he has published widely in French and in English.
He is the founding editor of the bilingual quarterly scientific journal, the Bulletin of Sociological Methodology / Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique, or BMS, once published by L’Harmattan.