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Meeting No. 9: Mackinder Forum Workshop (“Geopolitics for the 21st Century”) at Baton Rouge, LA, January 11-14, 2006

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“The Geopolitics of Strategic Resources” Dr. Ewan W. Anderson, Emeritus Professor, University of Durham, Durham, UK “Astropolitik and Mackinder’s Geostrategy” Dr. Everett Dolman, Professor of Comparative Military Studies, US Air Force’s School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell Air Force Base “The Geopolitics of Terror: Homegrown Jihadists in the… Read more »

Meeting No. 8: Mackinder Forum Conference (“International Business & International Security”), sponsored by European Strategic Institute, Hamburg, Germany, November 10-11, 2005

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“Money-Laundry as a threat to International Business” Professor Dr. Jean Avenel, University of Paris III “Unternehmenstransformation fur eine sichere ‘Supply Chain’ ” (“Enterprise Transformation for a Secure Supply Chain”) Mr. Thomas Dobler, Partner & Geshaftsfuhrer, Deloitte Consulting GmbH “Sea Lanes of Communication and Internationally Security Policy” Vice Admiral Lutz Feldt,… Read more »

Meeting No. 7: Mackinder Forum Conference to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Mackinder’s Heartland Theory (“A Hundred Years of Geopolitics”), Oxford, U.K., March 22-23, 2004

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Opening Remarks Prof. Hew Strachan, Chichele Professor of the History of War, All Souls College, Oxford, UK “In Defence of the Heartland: Sir Halford Mackinder and his Critics, One Hundred Years On” (Keynote address) Dr. Stephen Biddle, US Army War College “Mackinder – A Life” Prof. Brian Blouet, William &… Read more »

Meeting No. 5: Mackinder Forum Conference, Chios Island, Greece, September 30, 2002

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“Geopolitics and Security Issues of the Black Sea and the Caucasus Area” Admiral D. Goussis, Hellenic Armed Forces Staff “Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean” Professor Ioannis Loucas, Hellenic Naval Academy “The Geopolitics of Greek –Turkish Relations” Commander Mike Mason RN, Head of Defense Studies, Royal Navy “Geography and Diplomacy: The… Read more »

Meeting No. 4: Mackinder Forum Conference, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI, May 20, 2002

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“The Geopolitics of Central Asia” Dr. C. H. Fairbanks, Johns Hopkins University “Why Geopolitics is Obsolete” Mr. C. J. Fettweis, University of Maryland “The Geopolitics of the Balkans” Dr. Peter Liotta, U.S. Naval War College “The Continuing Relevance of Geopolitics” Dr. Geoffrey Sloan, BRNC