05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sherif Elgebeily: Kurdistan – federalism, sovereignty and independence

Interview with Sherif Elgebeily about Kurdistan: federalism, sovereignty and independence (Kurdish Regional Government, constitution) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Stuart Elden: Territory, terror and sovereignty

Interview with Stuart Elden on Territory, terror and sovereignty (Spatial Extent Contingent Territorial Integrity United States Robert Kaplan Thomas Barnett Al Qaeda Radical Islamism) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joseph Cerami: International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army

Interview with Joseph Cerami as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Federico Bordonaro: Russia’s global position, Eastern Europe and energy policy

Interview with Federico Bordonaro about Russia, focusing on Global Power, Warsaw Pact, Soviet Union, NATO, EU and Energy Conflict, Geopolitics Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Federico Bordonaro: Europe, the global recession and dividing lines

Interview with Federico Bordonaro about Europe, focusing on the Global Recession, Dividing Lines and Military Conflicts Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Federico Bordonaro: European Union – global position and political integration

Interview with Federico Bordonaro about European Union, focusing on its Global Power Position, Political Integration and Relationship with Russia geopolitics Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Luiza Bialasiewicz: European Union – geopolitical visions

Interview with Luiza Bialasiewicz about Geopolitical visions of the European Union (foreign policy, strategy, identity, borders control, illegal immigration, Neighbourhood Policy) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s foreign policy objectives, security concerns, global position

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: foreign policy objectives, security concerns, global position (Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, Mohammad Mossadeq, Reza Shah, Iraq, Arab) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s nuclear program, Bushehr, Non Proliferation Treaty

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: nuclear program, Bushehr, Non Proliferation Treaty (power plant, reactor, International Atomic Energy Agency, highly enriched uranium) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s relationship with China, India and Russia

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: its relationship with China, India and Russia (oil and gas industry, foreign direct investments, economic, technological cooperation, ties, trade balance) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s geographic complexity, defensive capacity, US military invasion

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: US military invasion, geographic complexity, defensive capacity (land attack, containment, incentives based approach, domestic resistance) Continue reading

10/02/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Harm de Blij: Why Geography Matters, More Than Ever

Born in the Netherlands, Harm de Blij went to primary and high school in Europe, received his B.Sc. from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and his Ph.D. in geography from Northwestern University in the United States. Specializing … Continue reading