Presenters and titles of talks to be posted as soon as possible.
Robert Kaplan, “The Triumph of Geopolitics,” The National Interest, September-October, 2016.
Phil Kelly. Classical Geopolitics: A New Analytical Model. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0-8047-9664-4. Jakub Grygiel and A. Wess Mitchell. The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0-691-16375-8. Jeremy Black. Geopolitics and the Quest for Dominance. Bloomington: … Read more »
The “Decisive Storm” that Changed the Geopolitical Balance of the Red Sea Shaul Shay A year has passed since the Saudi-led Arab coalition launched a war in Yemen after the legitimate government was overthrown by the Iranian backed Houthi rebels. Saudi Arabia under a new king, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al… Read more »
Geostrategic Challenges and the Armed Forces of the United States. Evolving Roles and Missions: I, Army, Marines, Navy; II, Air Force, Cyber, Space Command (Two round-table discussions) “The Geostrategy of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)” Dr. Leonard J. Hochberg, Coordinator, Mackinder Forum & Dr. Michael Hochberg, formerly University of Delaware “By… Read more »
By Shaul Shay* Talks between the P5+1 negotiating team and Iranian foreign minister and lead negotiator, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on a comprehensive nuclear deal, took place during the February 6-8 annual Munich Security Conference. The P5+1 seeks a comprehensive, verifiable nuclear agreement that would block Iran’s major potential pathways to… Read more »
By Bert Chapman Government Information, Political Science, & Economics Librarian/Professor of Library Science, Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette, IN. Posted October 30, 2014. Abstract: The South China Sea (SCS) is becoming an increasingly contentious source of geopolitical tension due to its significance as an international trade route, possessor of… Read more »
“The U.S. Geopolitical Future” (Keynote Address #1) Dr. John Hillen, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs (2005-07) “Strategic Competition in the 21st Century” (Keynote Address #2) Rear Admiral Christopher Parry (U.K., ret.) “Changing Perspectives on Mackinder’s Pivotal Heartland” Dr. Brian Blouet, The College of William and Mary “China’s… Read more »
A list of bibliographic references, links to scholarship, and other information about geopolitical analysis. Geopolitics, Strategy, and Prediction Introduction: Theory and Practice of Geopolitics Craig Cohen and Josiane Gabel, eds., 2012 Global Forecast (CSIS 2012) “A New Era of Geo-economics: Assessing the Interplay of Economic and Political Risk,” Seminar Papers, International… Read more »
Kemp, G. (2010). The East moves West: India, China, and Asia’s growing presence in the Middle East. Washington, D.C: Brookings Institution Press. 326 pp. ISBN-13: 978-0815703884. Review by Emeritus Professor Ewan W. Anderson Given the current debate about the importance on history in international relations (IR), questions might also be… Read more »