Meeting #21: Mackinder Forum Annual Meeting, held under the auspices of the American Society for Competitiveness, October 24-26, 2019, Washington, DC

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William Ruger, Vice President of Research, Charles Koch Foundation, “US Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump and Beyond,” Luncheon Keynote Address, 10/24/19

Nong Hong, Institute for China-American Studies, “Emerging Interests of Asian States in the Arctic: Examining the Implications of China’s Arctic Policy,” Sponsored by Strategic Forecasting, Inc., 10/24/19

Bert Chapman, Perdue University, “How US Government Policy Documents are Addressing the Increasing Security Implications of Artificial Intelligence,” 10/24/19

Paul Rahe, Hillsdale College, “Grand Strategy in Sparta’s First Two Attic Wars,” Sponsored by Strategic Forecasting, Inc., 10/25/19 — The Mackinder Forum is pleased to announce that Professor Rahe’s volume, Sparta’s First Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 478-446 B.C. (Yale University Press, 2019), is recognized as the 2019 Stratfor Book Award for Geopolitical Analysis.

Brigadier General Robert Spalding (USAF, ret.), Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, “National Security in the Age of 5G,” 10/25/19

Yun Sun, The Stimson Center, “China’s Strategic Approach to the Arctic,” Sponsored by Strategic Forecasting, Inc., 10/25/19

Pascal Venier, Conseil Quebecois d’Etudes Geopolitiques, Universite Laval, ” ‘Who Rules east Europe … Commands the World’: Halford J. Mackinder’s Saying of 1919 Revisited,” 10/26/19 — presented by Brian Blouet, College of William & Mary

Shaul Shay, International Policy Institute for Counter Terrorism (ICT), Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel, “The Red Sea Region at the Cross Roads,” 10/26/19

Rodger Baker, Senior Vice President, Strategic Analysis, Strategic Forecasting, Inc., “A Warmer Arctic makes for Hotter Geopolitics,” 10/26/19

Phil Kelly, Emporia State University, “The Geopolitics of Scarcity,” 10/26/19

Fran Sempa, Wilkes University, “Nixonian Geopolitics and the US-China Rivalry,” 10/26/19

Geoff Sloan, University of Reading, United Kingdom & Coordinator, Mackinder Forum-UK, “The Geopolitics of the British Isleas, the Irish Border and Brexit,” 10/26/19

Note: The Mackinder Forum-US wishes to thank Strategic Forecasting, Inc. for its continuing support.