Tag Archives: Israel

Mackinder Forum Seminar Video Recording: Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland, “Israel’s War in Gaza — Where we have been, where we are, and where might we be going?”

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Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland of Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy gave a very timely presentation to the forum on December 1, 2023 titled “Israel’s War in Gaza — Where we have been, where we are, and where might we be going?” The recording is embedded below. Continue scrolling for Dr. McCausland’s… Read more »

Mackinder Forum #61: Jeffrey Herf, “Israel’s Moment: The Geopolitics of the Formation of the Jewish State.”

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Professor Jeffrey Herf addressed the Mackinder Forum on Sunday, July 10, 2022. His topic was “Israel’s Moment: The Geopolitics of the Formation of the Jewish State.” Abstract: “The state of Israel was established at a moment in time when the passions of World War II anti-Nazism in the United States,… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #34: Ofira Seliktar on “Embedding and Projectiles as a Winning Strategy of Hamas: Can Deterrence Work?”

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On June 20, 2021, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Eastern US Time, Professor Ofira Seliktar addressed the Mackinder Forum Seminar on “Embedding and Projectiles as a Winning Strategy of Hamas: Can Deterrence Work?” Abstract: The question of how to deter Hamas from starting another conflict has dominated the recent discourse. Most observers have… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #13:”The Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean: Natural Gas Deposits, Pipelines, and Conflict over Maritime Jurisdictions”

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Mr. Gabriel Mitchell addressed the Mackinder Forum Seminar on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, US. He discussed “Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean: Natural Gas Deposits, Pipelines, and Conflict over Maritime Jurisdictions.” Gabriel Mitchell is the Director of External Relations at the Mitvim Institute. He is also… Read more »

The Ukrainian Crisis, Part IV: In Extremis

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James D. Hardy, Jr., PhD & Leonard J. Hochberg, PhD Diplomacy seeks to smooth the edges and round the angles of international relationships in the endless search for accommodation.  But the power asymmetry among states and the unbridgeable differences among cultures and religions often make accommodation difficult.  Beyond that diplomacy is complicated… Read more »