Geopolitics

Geopolitics (from Greek γῆ gê "earth, land" and πολιτική politikḗ "politics") is the study of the effects of Earth's geography (human and physical) on politics and international relations. While geopolitics usually refers to countries and relations between them, it may also focus on two other kinds of states: de facto independent states with limited international recognition and relations between sub-national geopolitical entities, such as the federated states that make up a federation, confederation or a quasi-federal system. At the level of international relations, geopolitics is a method of studying foreign policy to understand, explain and predict international political behavior through …

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19 June 2024 English

Policy Brief AFRICA: THE CENTER OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH By Hung Tran PB - 32/24 The Global South features prominently in the context of geopolitical rivalry and efforts by developing …

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UK in a Changing Europe · 18 June 2024 English

UK-EU relations have not been a central issue in this election campaign. Yet this does not mean it will not be a major policy challenge following the election. This report …

Democratic consent vote (Northern Ireland) 66 Geopolitics 69 Conclusion 72 4 UK-EU RELATIONS 2024 CONTRIBUTORS to continually impact UK-EU relations. And geopolitics matters too: developments in Ukraine and Gaza


RMI: Rocky Mountain Institute · 18 June 2024 English

There are two main perspectives on the energy transition: the old incumbent view of business-as-usual; and the new insurgent view of exponential change. At heart this is the longstanding battle …

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ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 14 June 2024 English

Introduction Quad countries are home to a combined 1.9 billion people—or 24% of the world’s population— and represent 35% of the world’s GDP and 18% of global trade [1] The …

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ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 13 June 2024 English

Introduction Launched in 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s flagship scheme, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also called the ‘New Silk Road’, seeks to rebuild the historical trade and infrastructural …

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CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 13 June 2024 English

The steadfast support for European integration among Ukrainians is rooted in a perception of the EU as a community of shared democratic principles. The union should leverage its democratic appeal …

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ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 13 June 2024 English

Key takeaways from a year marked by profound disruption, change and innovation ladmir Lenin’s observation—“There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen” —has become a cliché in …

science. Issues related to ethics, economics, and geopolitics will play an important role. However, if one multilateralism, it will have profound changes in geopolitics. Alignments will be more issue-based and tactical


CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 13 June 2024 English

Ruto’s state visit to Washington resulted in a historic foreign policy moment with technology cooperation at its core. Now, the Kenyan president has the enormous responsibility to capitalize on these …

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RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 12 June 2024 English

Is the International Hype of Hydrogen Justified? | Frank Umbach Clean hydrogen is currently the only real technology option for decarbonising the world's hard-to-abate-sectors such as heavy manufacturing and energy-intensive …

recognised expert on global energy security, geopolitics, critical (energy) infrastructure protection and private TV news channels on international geopolitics, energy and security policies such as the Ukraine-


Cato Institute · 12 June 2024 English

Before we begin, a sad note: Last week we lost David Boaz to cancer at the much- too- young age of 70. For those who don't know or know of …

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