13/05/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Brendan Clifford: How Media Attribute Responsibility – The MH17 Disaster Coverage as Telling Example

Brendan Clifford, Cambridge University (Bachelor student in History, next academic year Master student in International Relations). “The way I see it… is that the way in which media report on an event always reflects a particular geopolitical perspective.” Editor’s note … Continue reading

11/02/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Marijn Nieuwenhuis: Spatial Sensitivity, Terrestrial Fixity and China’s Territory

Marijn Nieuwenhuis teaches International Relations and Political Geography at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. He finished his PhD in late 2013 on the emergence and evolution of modern territory in China. Marijn is … Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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The Afghanistan–Pakistan vortex – Taliban, Al Qaida and Swat Valley

Article by Claude Rakisits about recent developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan 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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The inevitable flaws in Russia’s great power project

Martin Müller discusses the inevitable flaws in Russia’s great power project (Discourse Analysis, Social Construction, Foreign Policy, Russian Threat, Education) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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The Definition of Geopolitics – The Classical, French and Critical Traditions

Leonhardt van Efferink dicusses ten definitions of geopolitics including those of Classical, French and Critical traditions Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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De definitie van geopolitiek – de klassieke, Franse en kritische benaderingen

Deze Nederlandstalige publicatie bespreekt tien definities van geopolitiek uit de Klassieke, Franse en Kritische Geopolitiek (Spykman, Mackinder, Chauprade, Ó Tuathail) Spykman Mackinder Chauprade Ó Tuathail Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Arctic Geopolitics – Russia’s territorial claims, UNCLOS, the Lomonosov Ridge

Publication by Leonhardt van Efferink: Arctic Geopolitics 2 – Russia’s territorial claims, UNCLOS, the Lomonosov Ridge (Exclusive Economic Zones, Baselines, Flag Planting, North Pole, Navy) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Rediscovering Spykman – the Rimland, Geography of Peace and Foreign Policy

This publication dicusses the theoretical and analytical work of Nicholas Spykman (Rimland, Geography of Peace, Foreign Policy) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mackinder and Spykman and the New World Energy Order

Analysis of Mackinder and Spykman and the new world energy order by Timothy Boon von Ochssee Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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State terrorism: definition, geographic spaces and place destruction

Article by Jonathan Armstrong about State terrorism: Definition, Geographic Spaces and Place Destruction (Social, Personal, Alienation, Victims, Urbicide, Total Just War Theory Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2012 – South Asia: US-Pakistan relations, ISAF, Great Game, Kashmir

Claude Rakisits comments on US-Pakistan relations and Nathalène Reynolds on the Valley of Kashmir and the civilian population of Pakistan in the Geopolitical Review 2012 Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Takashi Yamazaki: Japan’s foreign policy, China, South/North-Korea, US militarization of Okinawa

Interview with Takashi Yamazaki as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Japan’s foreign policy, China, South/North-Korea, US militarization of Okinawa) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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World order, Heartland, European sea powers, post-Columbian Epoch

Interview with Dale Walton about World order, Heartland, European sea powers, post-Columbian Epoch (Pivot Area, theory) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Revolutions in strategic perspective (RSP) and military affairs (RMA)

Interview with Dale Walton about revolutions in strategic perspective (RSP) and military affairs (RMA) (Blitzkrieg, Napoleon, Alexander the Great, Ottoman, Ming Empire) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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US-China relationship, Great Powers, non-state actors, 21st century

Interview with Dale Walton about US-China relationship, Great Powers, non-state actors, 21st century (Sino-Russian alliance, Third World War, prediction, United Nations Security Council) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Dale Walton: American Role in the World, Geostrategic Behavior, Defense Studies

Interview with Dale Walton about American Role in the World, Geostrategic Behavior and Defense Studies Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Alexandre Vautravers: Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy

Alexandre Vautravers: Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy

Interview with Alexandre Vautravers as part of the Geopolitical Passport series Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy, technology, equipment) 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 Phil Steinberg: ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time

Phil Steinberg: ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time

Interview with Phil Steinberg as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time, electronic communications, infosphere, non-populated, non-possessed spaces) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Matthew Sparke: Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization

Matthew Sparke: Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization

Interview with Matthew Sparke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization, Washington Consensus, Global Health, Education, Philanthrocapitalism) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on David Slater: North-South relations, ethnocentric thinking, postcolonial thought

David Slater: North-South relations, ethnocentric thinking, postcolonial thought

Interview with David Slater as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (North-South relations, ethnocentric thinking, postcolonial thought, Marxist Gramscian perspectives) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Jo Sharp: Feminist geopolitics, postcolonialism, common sense, Reader’s Digest

Jo Sharp: Feminist geopolitics, postcolonialism, common sense, Reader’s Digest

Interview with Jo Sharp (Joanne): Feminist geopolitics, postcolonialism, common sense, Reader’s Digest (security, development, Gramscian, Foucaultian approaches, geographies) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Stéphane Rosière: Third World, globalisation, imperialism, migration, walls, barriers

Stéphane Rosière: Third World, globalisation, imperialism, migration, walls, barriers

Interview with Stéphane Rosière as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Third World, globalisation, imperialism, migration, walls, barriers, social and political violence) Continue reading