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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Lebanon’s sovereignty – The military, social and political rise of Hezbollah

Article by Leonhardt van Efferink about Lebanon’s sovereignty. Part 2 is about the military, social and political rise of Hezbollah (roles, Shias, Islamic Rule, Iranian Revolution, Syrian influence, Israel, AMAL, Musa al Sadr) 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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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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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
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Steven Spittaels: Congo (Democratic Republic) – a complex civil war

Interview with Steven Spittaels (International Peace Information Service) about Geopolitics of Democratic Republic Congo (Nkunda, civil war, Rwanda and Africa) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Paul Routledge: Alter-Geopolitics, nuclear disarmament, civil disobedience

Interview with Paul Routledge as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Alter-Geopolitics, nuclear disarmament, civil disobedience, resistance practices, social movements, solidarity) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Nathalène Reynolds: Gender studies, eurocentric approach, communism in India

Interview with Nathalène Reynolds as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (gender studies, eurocentric approach, communism in India, Mohammed Ali Jinnah) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Nathalène Reynolds: Jammu-Kashmir conflict – history, identities and resolution

Interview with Nathalène Reynolds about Jammu-Kashmir conflict: history, identities and resolution Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joël Plouffe: Arctic Disputed Maritime Boundaries, Norway-Russia Border Treaty

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic Disputed Maritime Boundaries, Norway-Russia Border Treaty 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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Fiona McConnell: Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government

Interview with Fiona McConnell as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government, states, politics, exile, legitimacy, territoriality) 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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Frédéric Lasserre: Territorial discourses, mental images, space-time, South China Sea

Interview with Frédéric Lasserre as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Territorial discourses, mental images, Arctic, South China Sea, multipolar world) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Linda Johnston: Water Resources Management and Conflict Transformation

Interview with Linda M. Johnston about Integrated Water Resources Management and Conflict Transformation (contextual power relationships, bilateral, basin, Israel, Palestinians) Continue reading

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

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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Arjen Hoekstra: Water – its virtual form, national footprints and global economy

Interview with Arjen Hoekstra about Globalisation of Water: its virtual form, national footprints and global economy (value, price, pollution, depletion, management, environment, intensive, exports, imports) 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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Matthew Hannah: Germany’s census boycott, police tactics, oppression, biopolitics

Interview with Matthew Hannah about Germany’s census boycott, Police Tactics, Biopolitics of Populations (Nazi aggression, Rote Armee Fraktion) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Daniel Hammett: Global South, resistance, growing power of BRICs, Twitter, Zapiro

Interview with Daniel Hammett as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Global South, resistance, growing power of BRICs, Twitter, Jonathan Zapiro, cartoons, international interest, African resources, dissent, citizenship) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Emmanuel Dupuy: Military sociology, strategic thinking, threats, intelligence

Interview with Emmanuel Dupuy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Military Sociology, Strategic Thinking, Threats, Intelligence, Mediterranean Union) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Simon Dalby 3: Climate change, humanity, capitalism, modernity, geographers

Interview with Simon Dalby about Climate change, humanity, capitalism, modernity, geographers (agricultural population, industrial society, urban ecologies, biosphere, bio-diversity reduction) Continue reading