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Mackinder Forum Virtual Seminar #77: “A Marriage of Convenience, Not of Affection”

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On Sunday, April 30, at 1:30-3:00 p.m. (Eastern U.S. Time), the Mackinder Forum hosted a panel discussion on significance of the Xi-Putin meeting. The title of our seminar, “A Marriage of Convenience, Not of Affection,” is taken from Admiral John Kirby’s remark provided below. “These are two nations who chafe and bristle… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Virtual Seminar #58: Robert A. Destro, “Through A Glass Darkly: Reflections on the Geopolitics of Food Insecurity.”

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On Sunday, May 29, 2022, 1:30-3:00 p.m., Professor Robert A. Destro, formerly Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State, addressed the Mackinder Forum Seminar on “Through A Glass Darkly: Reflections on the Geopolitics of Food Insecurity.” Abstract: The ongoing war over the rich resources of Ukraine underscores a brutal,… Read more »