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 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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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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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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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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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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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
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Philippe Moreau Defarges: Overpopulation, geopolitical actors, world governance, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IFRI

Interview with Philippe Moreau Defarges as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (overpopulation, geopolitical actors, world governance, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IFRI) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Ian Klinke: German Energy Security, Belarus, Marxism-Leninism, Post-Cold War Europe

Interview with Ian Klinke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (German Energy Security, Belarus, Marxism-Leninism, Post-Cold War Europe) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Corey Johnson: global resource nexus, Germany, gas pipelines, overconsumption

Interview with Corey Johnson as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (global resource nexus, Germany, gas pipelines, overconsumption, Eurasian space, networked infrastructure, political and economic interdependence) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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 Colin Flint: Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation

Colin Flint: Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation

Interview with Colin Flint as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation, Immanuel Wallerstein) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Gérard Dussouy: Systemic geopolitics, physical geography, reductionist theories

Interview with Gerard Dussouy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Systemic geopolitics, physical geography, reductionist theories, spatial ontology) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Klaus Dodds: Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, Antarctic, mapping, films, cartoons

Interview with Klaus Dodds as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, Antarctic, Mapping, Films, Cartoons, Noam Chomsky) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Simon Dalby: Environmental change, security, injustice, power, humanity, evil empire

Interview with Simon Dalby as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Environmental change, security, injustice, power, humanity, evil empire, Ronald Reagan) 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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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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Bastiaan van Apeldoorn: US imperialism, neoliberal globalisation, capitalism

Interview with Bastiaan van Apeldoorn as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (US imperialism, neoliberal globalisation, capitalism, foreign markets, political economy, hegemonic decline, historical materialist perspective) Continue reading

21/11/2014
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sören Scholvin: The Geopolitics of Regional Power – Geography, Economics and Politics in Southern Africa

Sören Scholvin is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography at the University of Hanover, Germany. He is also an associated researcher at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies. His research is focussed on … Continue reading