05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Western Sahara – territorial dispute, self-determination and the UN

Publication by Alex Chitty about Western Sahara: territorial dispute, self-determination and the UN (Polisario, Sahrawi, Plebiscite, MINURSO, Morocco, Río de Oro, Algeria, Mauritania 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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Geopolitical Review 2012 – The Arab Spring in Egypt: From Uprising to Revolution?

This essay by Andrea Teti is part of the Geopolitical Review 2012 and discusses the aftermatch of the Arab Spring in Egypt 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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Geopolitical Review 2012 – trends, events and risks

This contribution is part of the Geopolitical Review of 2010 that covers global, regional and local trends, events and risks. The contributors are Simon Dalby, Stuart Elden, Virginie Mamadouh and Gerard Toal Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2011 – Egyptian Uprising, Regime Change, Muslim Brotherhood

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Andrea Teti, about Egyptian Uprising, Regime Change, Muslim Brotherhood (Reform, Democracy, Islamists, Salafi Parties, Human Rights, Hosni, Mubarak, NDP, NGOs, Crackdown) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2011 – global events and US foreign policy

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Saul Cohen, about global events and US foreign policy (Arab Spring, Chinese, American, Global Century, Pacific Rim, Great, Regional, Soft, World Powers, Leaders, Republican Presidential Candidates) Continue reading

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

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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Arne Westad: Restless Empire – China and the World since 1750

Interview with Arne Westad about his book Restless Empire – China and the World since 1750 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
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 Dale Walton: American Role in the World, Geostrategic Behavior, Defense Studies

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 Andrea Teti: Middle East – security, Sunni-Shia divide and the Palestinian question

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
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
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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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Andrea Teti: Middle East – political reforms, regional powers and external actors

Interview with Andrea Teti about Middle East: political reforms, regional powers and external actors (human rights, China, Russia, West) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Ian Storey: China, Asia-Pacific, US military capabilities, hegemony, balance of power

Ian Storey: China, Asia-Pacific, US military capabilities, hegemony, balance of power

Interview with Ian Storey about China, Asia-Pacific, US military capabilities, hegemony, balance of power (strategic threat, regional peace, diplomatic dialogue, Free Trade Agreement) Continue reading

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

Michael Strauss: Territorial leasing and boundary conflicts

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