05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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
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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
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Marietta König: Georgia – Saakasvili, corruption and the opposition

Interview with Marietta König about domestic politics in Georgia (Saakashvili, opposition, corruption, democracy) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Olivier Kempf: NATO – position of France, its cohesion and future enlargement

Interview with Olivier Kempf about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO): position of France, cohesion and future enlargement (Georgia, Ukraine, role) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Henk van Houtum: European borders, immigrants, Self-Other representations

Interview with Henk van Houtum as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (European borders, immigrants, Self-Other representations, Socially constructed identities) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Jason Dittmer: cultural perceptions, comic books, nationalist superheroes, Captain America

Interview with Jason Dittmer as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (cultural perceptions, comic books, nationalist superheroes, Captain America) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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David Criekemans: Geopolitiek, Vlaanderen, Mackinder, Heartland, Spykman, Rimland

Interview met David Criekemans over in de Geopolitieke Paspoort series (Geopolitiek, Vlaanderen, Halford Mackinder, Heartland, Nicholas Spykman, Rimland, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Landmacht, Zeemacht, België, Nederland) 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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Federico Bordonaro: demography, Black Sea-Caspian region, strategic territories

Interview with Federico Bordonaro as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (demography, Black Sea-Caspian region, strategic territories, communication routes) 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

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

17/12/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Andreas Behnke: NATO’s Security Discourse after the Cold War – Representing the West

Andreas Behnke is Lecturer in Political Theory at the Department of Politics and IR at the University of Reading. He obtained his MSc and his doctorate from Stockholm University. His current research projects include visuality as epistemology, the global politics … Continue reading

21/10/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Paula Sabloff: Does Everyone Want Democracy? Insights from Mongolia

Paula L.W. Sabloff, Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, holds a B.A. from Vassar and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University, with a year at the University of Pennsylvania in-between. A political anthropologist, her master’s and doctorate were conducted … Continue reading

07/03/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Julien Mercille: Cruel Harvest – US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade

Julien Mercille is Lecturer at the School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy of the University College Dublin. Before receiving his PhD in geography from UCLA (Los Angeles, USA) in 2007, he obtained an MA in geography from the University … Continue reading

28/01/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Jason Dittmer: Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero – Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Jason Dittmer received a BA in political science at Jacksonville University before moving to Florida State University for an MA in international affairs and a PhD in geography. He is currently Reader in Human Geography at University College London. For … Continue reading