Geopolitics

Review – The Hacker and the State

Antonio Calcara • Jun 11 2020 • Features
A much needed academic contribution to the IR cyber space literature that includes well-informed examinations of cyber attacks that have taken place in recent decades.

Geopolitics and John Dee

Vladimir Vladimirovich Wiedemann • Apr 18 2020 • Articles
John Dee had developed the first foundational draft of global British geopolitics. A plan he initially tried to implement under Queen Elizabeth I.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Luke Cooper • Jul 4 2019 • Features
Mandelbaum's book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Unmasking ‘Religious’ Conflicts and Religious Radicalisation in the Middle East

Bettina Koch • May 17 2019 • Articles
When one discusses conflicts that may have a religious background, it is mandatory to question when and under what circumstances does a conflict qualify as a 'religious'.

Interview – Raúl Salgado

E-International Relations • May 2 2019 • Features
Raúl Salgado talks to us about geopolitics and regionalism in Latin America, the role of small states in regional integration, UNASUR, and Brazil's role within BRICS.

Can China Link the Belt and Road Initiative by Rail?

Shu Liang (Karl) Yan • Mar 29 2019 • Articles
The CRC has the capacity to leverage its production capacity against international competitors, and the state can thusly help the CRC in ensuring implementation success.

The Great Thaw: Climate Change and the Post-Cold War World

Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia • Mar 20 2019 • Articles
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the geopolitical climate frozen from the Cold War along with our understanding of climate change and its security risks have thawed.

Ukraine and Russia Gird for Presidential Election

Trivun Sharma • Mar 10 2019 • Articles
Ukraine is gearing up for a presidential election that will set its course for the next five years, perhaps most crucially in terms of its relations with Russia.

The Future of Popular Geopolitics: Zombie Evolution and the Return to the Social

Shannon Brincat and Roxanne Chaitowitz • Oct 4 2018 • Articles
The zombie performs a radical function in our thinking by exposing – albeit hyperbolically – the very real limits of contemporary capitalism.

Plotting the Future of Popular Geopolitics: An Introduction

Robert A. Saunders and Vlad Strukov • Sep 16 2018 • Articles
This blog entry serves as the first in a series where contributors will assess the current subfield of popular geopolitics while also plotting its trajectories.

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