05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Territorial Integrity: Modern States and the International System

Article by Jamie Scudder called Jamie Scudder: Territorial integrity 1 – modern states and the international system (political, jurisdiction, Peace of Westphalia, Lebanon, Somalia) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitics in the 2000s

Virginie Mamadouh discusses four geopolitical approaches in this article called Geopolitics in the 2000s (Geostrategy, Geoeconomics, Post-Structuralistic, Subversive, Feminist, Neo-Marxist, Political Geography) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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External problems for Europe’s energy policy – A brief geopolitical analysis

Elmar Hellendoorn analyses external problems of Europe’s Energy Policy (brief geopolitical analysis) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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EU-Russian Gas Trade: Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco Pipelines

This publication by Leonhardt van Efferink addresses the geopolitics of Russian gas. Part 3: Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco pipelines (ENI, EDF, EON Ruhrgas, Wintershall, Gasunie, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Knowledge 1 – the Netherlands, Bosnia and the language of power

Publication by Gertjan Dijkink about Geopolitical Knowledge (part 1: The Netherlands, Bosnia, language of terrain, strategy and power, UNPROFOR, Dutch UN mission, Srebrenica Massacre, Genocide, 1995) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2012 – Events that Impacted US Foreign Policy

This essay by Saul Cohen is part of the Geopolitical Review 2012 and discusses the main events that impacted US foreign policy in 2012 Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2011 – global events and US foreign policy

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Saul Cohen, about global events and US foreign policy (Arab Spring, Chinese, American, Global Century, Pacific Rim, Great, Regional, Soft, World Powers, Leaders, Republican Presidential Candidates) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Gerard Toal: Ireland, Bosnia, Russia-Georgia, Global Crash, Pandemic, Nuclear War

Gerard Toal: Ireland, Bosnia, Russia-Georgia, Global Crash, Pandemic, Nuclear War

Interview with Gerard Toal as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Ireland, Bosnia, Russia-Georgia, Global Crash, Pandemic, Nuclear War, State Failure, Belfast, Critical Geopolitics) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on David Storey: Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world

David Storey: Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world

Interview with David Storey about Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world (Territorialisation, territoriality, claims, independence, legitimate government, Transnistria, Libya, Kosovo) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Simon Reid-Henry: Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo

Simon Reid-Henry: Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo

Interview with Simon Reid-Henry as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo (Public Memory, Cuba, National Security Archive) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Joe Painter: Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology

Joe Painter: Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology

Interview with Joe Painter as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology, humanities, social sciences) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Igor Okunev: Federalism, autonomy and conflict resolution

Interview with Igor Okunev about Federalism, autonomy and conflict resolution (Sub National Autonomy, Authority) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Alexander Murphy: Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights

Alexander Murphy: Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights

Interview with Alexander Murphy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights, geopolitical concepts, ideas, imagination) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on John Morrissey: subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, strategic studies

John Morrissey: subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, strategic studies

Interview with John Morrissey as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, defense and strategic studies, geopolitical statecraft, Gaelic Ireland, imperialism, interventionism, superiority) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Julien Mercille: US foreign policy towards Iran

Interview with Julien Mercille about US foreign policy towards Iran (Radical Geopolitics, Nuclear Program, Barack Obama) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Katharyne Mitchell: Geoeconomics, Micro/Macro Scales, Fascism, Feminist Theory

Interview with Katharyne Mitchell as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Geoeconomics, Micro/Macro Scales, Fascism, Feminist Theory, Citizenship Formation) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Julien Mercille: radical political economy, wars, Iraq-Afghanistan, alternative news

Julien Mercille: radical political economy, wars, Iraq-Afghanistan, alternative news

Interview with Julien Mercille as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (radical political economy, wars, Iraq-Afghanistan, alternative news) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Julien Mercille: Afghanistan’s politics, security and drugs

Julien Mercille: Afghanistan’s politics, security and drugs

Interview with Julien Mercille about Afghanistan: Politics, Security and Drugs (Corruption, Democracy, Warlords, Opium Production) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Fiona McConnell: Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government

Fiona McConnell: Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government

Interview with Fiona McConnell as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government, states, politics, exile, legitimacy, territoriality) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Virginie Mamadouh: Media studies, inclusion-exclusion, geoinformational technology

Virginie Mamadouh: Media studies, inclusion-exclusion, geoinformational technology

Interview with Virginie Mamadouh as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (media studies, inclusion-exclusion, geoinformational technology, feminist movements) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Frédéric Lasserre: Water scarcity, conflicts and global warming

Frédéric Lasserre: Water scarcity, conflicts and global warming

Interview with Frederic Lasserre about Water Scarcity and Conflicts (Wars, Transboundary Resources, Hydropolitics, Global Warming, Middle East, Aral Sea, China, Nile, Euphrates, Tigris) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Gerry Kearns: Halford Mackinder, contextual history, comparative approach

Gerry Kearns: Halford Mackinder, contextual history, comparative approach

Interview with Gerry Kearns as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Halford Mackinder, contextual history, comparative approach, global institutions) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Alan Ingram: Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy

Alan Ingram: Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy

Interview with Alan Ingram as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Jennifer Hyndman: Unilateralism, Torture, Detention, Tsunamis, Humanitarian Aid

Jennifer Hyndman: Unilateralism, Torture, Detention, Tsunamis, Humanitarian Aid

Interview with Jennifer Hyndman as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (American unilateralism, torture, detention, Tsunamis, humanitarian aid, Dual Disasters) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sherif Elgebeily: Kurdistan – armed conflict or peaceful settlement?

Interview with Sherif Elgebeily about Kurdistan: armed conflict or peaceful settlement? (Kurdish autonomy, referendum, negotiations, borders, disputed regions, oil wealth, Turkey, PKK) Continue reading