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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Lebanon’s sovereignty – The military, social and political rise of Hezbollah

Article by Leonhardt van Efferink about Lebanon’s sovereignty. Part 2 is about the military, social and political rise of Hezbollah (roles, Shias, Islamic Rule, Iranian Revolution, Syrian influence, Israel, AMAL, Musa al Sadr) 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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Andrea Teti: Middle East – security, Sunni-Shia divide and the Palestinian question

Interview with Andrea Teti about the Middle East: security, Sunni-Shia divide and the Palestinian question Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Michael Strauss: Territorial leasing and boundary conflicts

Interview with Michael Strauss about Territorial Leasing (Boundary Conflicts, Border Disputes, Guantanamo Bay) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Martin Lewis: Metageographies, postmodernism and fallacy of unit comparability

Interview with Martin Lewis about Metageographies, postmodernism and fallacy of unit comparability (Historical, Spatial, Ideological, Development, Constructs, Taxonomy, Ideas, Systems) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Daniel Lambach: Failed States – Definitions, Causes, Concepts, Local Governance

Interview with Daniel Lambach about Failed States – Definitions, Causes, Concepts, Local Governance (Authority, Chaos, Anarchy, Features, Scales) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sara Fregonese: Urban Geopolitics, Hybrid Sovereignty, international diplomacy

Interview with Sara Fregonese as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Urban Geopolitics, Hybrid Sovereignty, international diplomacy, Radicals’ City, Polarisation, Illegimate non state actors) 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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Gideon Biger: Palestine’s history and origin of the borders

Interview with Gideon Biger about borders of Palestine (Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, boundaries, frontiers) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Emel Akçali – Cyprus’ geopolitical realities, representations and aspirations

Interview with Emel Akçali about Cyprus: Geopolitical Realities, Representations and Aspirations (mental maps, conflict resolution, European Union) Continue reading