05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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External problems for Europe’s energy policy – A brief geopolitical analysis

Elmar Hellendoorn analyses external problems of Europe’s Energy Policy (brief geopolitical analysis) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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EU-Russian Gas Trade: Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco Pipelines

This publication by Leonhardt van Efferink addresses the geopolitics of Russian gas. Part 3: Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco pipelines (ENI, EDF, EON Ruhrgas, Wintershall, Gasunie, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) 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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The geopolitics of renewable energy: different or similar to conventional energy?

David Criekemans publishes his paper The geopolitics of renewable energy: different or similar to the geopolitics of conventional energy? (Technology, Desertec, North Seas Countries Offshore Grid Initiative, CO2 Emissions, Investments, Germany) 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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Andrea Teti: Middle East – resource scarcity, hydrocarbons and hydropolitics

Interview with Andrea Teti about Resource scarcity, hydrocarbons and hydropolitics in the Middle East (Oil, Gas, Fresh Water) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joël Plouffe: Arctic Council, Circumpolar Governance, Environmental Cooperation

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic Council, Circumpolar Governance, Environmental Cooperation Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joël Plouffe: Arctic Claims of EU, China and India; Resource Exploration/Exploitation

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic claims of EU, China and India; Resource Exploration/Exploitation 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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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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Melanie Hanif: India’s foreign policy, energy security and the nuclear deal

Interview with Melanie Hanif about India: foreign policy, energy security and the nuclear deal (US, international cooperation, negotiations, IBSA forum, BRIC summit, global position, economic growth, development, Cold War) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Patri Friedman: Permanent autonomous ocean communities, Seasteading Institute

Interview with Patri Friedman about Permanent autonomous ocean communities (Seasteading Institute, City States) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sherif Elgebeily: Kurdistan – armed conflict or peaceful settlement?

Interview with Sherif Elgebeily about Kurdistan: armed conflict or peaceful settlement? (Kurdish autonomy, referendum, negotiations, borders, disputed regions, oil wealth, Turkey, PKK) Continue reading

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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Pádraig Carmody: Africa’s natural resources, climate change and security

Interview with Pádraig Carmody about security, natural resources and climate change in Africa (conflicts, geoeconomic competition, AFRICOM, United States, China) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Pádraig Carmody: New Scramble for Africa, Fortune Global 500, China’s flexigemony

Interview with Pádraig Carmody about New Scramble for Africa, Fortune Global 500, China’s flexigemony (Transnational Corporations, TNCs, South, Chinese State Owned Companies) 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: 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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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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Mark Bassin: Naturalistic principles, Eurasian civilisation, ideological discourses

Interview with Mark Bassin as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Naturalistic principles, Eurasian civilisation, ideological discourses, Friedrich Ratzel) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Luiza Bialasiewicz: European Union – geographical imaginations

Interview with Luiza Bialasiewicz about European Union: Geographical imaginations (Self Representation, Border Security, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Global South) Continue reading

13/10/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Jennifer Hazen: What Rebels Want – Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime

Dr. Jennifer M. Hazen has spent the past 12 years working on security issues in Africa. Her research focuses on armed groups, intrastate conflict, transnational threats, and post-conflict peacebuilding. Dr. Hazen has served as a Research Fellow at the University … Continue reading