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The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
July 13, 2017
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
India's Government Wants to Control All Maps Depicting the Country
May 14, 2016
India's Government Wants to Control All Maps Depicting the Country
Would this proposed legislation in India just be a big waste of time and government resources?
India's Government Wants to Control All Maps Depicting the Country
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
March 07, 2016
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
Historically and culturally, the Middle East and Southeast Asia have been tethered to India and China respectively.
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
Pakistan and Kazakhstan Look to Increase Cooperation
August 27, 2015
Pakistan and Kazakhstan Look to Increase Cooperation
The leaders of Pakistan and Kazakhstan want their countries to trade and cooperate more.
Pakistan and Kazakhstan Look to Increase Cooperation
Asia's Crossroads: A Better Definition of 'Central Asia'
May 09, 2015
Asia's Crossroads: A Better Definition of 'Central Asia'
Our current politico-geographic conception of "Central Asia" is nebulous and arbitrary.
Asia's Crossroads: A Better Definition of 'Central Asia'
The Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan
December 30, 2014
The Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan
One hundred years later, the insights of the American strategist continue to have extraordinary relevance today.
The Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan
Geography and Indian Strategy
July 30, 2014
Geography and Indian Strategy
India can take advantage of its location to become a major player in Asia.
Geography and Indian Strategy
Interview with Robert D. Kaplan
March 20, 2014
Interview with Robert D. Kaplan
The Diplomat speaks with journalist and strategic thinker Robert Kaplan about his upcoming book and more.
Interview with Robert D. Kaplan
The Geopolitics of Australia
October 09, 2013
The Geopolitics of Australia
“Australia is an island, a continent and a nation” lying at intersect of North America and the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
The Geopolitics of Australia
Maritime Geography: The Foundation of American Power
September 02, 2013
Maritime Geography: The Foundation of American Power
“That oceangoing behemoths can reach inland metropolises is a reminder of how geography has blessed North America.”
Maritime Geography: The Foundation of American Power
Why China and the US (Probably) Won’t Go to War
July 12, 2013
Why China and the US (Probably) Won’t Go to War
Geography and nuclear weapons make it virtually unthinkable that Beijing and Washington will clash.
Why China and the US (Probably) Won’t Go to War
Eurasia Is for Hugging
May 24, 2013
Eurasia Is for Hugging
With the right cartography, the pivot isn’t the U.S. abandoning Europe for Asia but hugging Eurasia.
Eurasia Is for Hugging
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