Meeting No. 15: Mackinder Forum Conference held under the auspices of the American Society for Competitiveness (“Strengthening National Competitiveness”) at Tysons Corner, VA, October 16-17, 2014

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“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 Nine-Dashed Map: Maritime Source of Geopolitical Tension”

Dr. Bert Chapman, Purdue University

“In Defense of Classical Geopolitics”

Dr. Phil Kelly, Emporia State University

“James Burnham and the Struggle for the World in the 21st Century”

Mr. Francis P. Sempa, Wilkes University

“A Geographical Aurora: Geopolitics in the US during the Second World War”

Dr. Geoff Sloan, University of Reading, Reading, U.K.