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by | Dec 29, 2022

The Washington Post columnist George Will surveys recent world events and proclaims that the “correlation of world forces” has shifted substantially against Russia and China. He attributes this shift to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine — which he calls a “spectacular…

by | Oct 20, 2022

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The struggle for Eurasia began in the 13th century when the Mongols created the greatest land empire in history, stretching from the Pacific Ocean to Eastern Europe, and encompassing Russia, Central…

by | Sep 4, 2022

In an important article in the American Conservative, researcher John Mac Ghlionn provides further evidence that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is aiming at no less than geopolitical primacy on what Sir Halford Mackinder called the Eurasian-African “World-Island.” Mac Ghlionn’s…

by | Aug 20, 2022

On Oct. 21, 1805, the British fleet under the command of Admiral Horatio Nelson defeated a combined French–Spanish fleet near Cape Trafalgar, off the coast of Cadiz, Spain. That ferocious, six-hour naval battle during the age of sail, in which…

by | Aug 9, 2022

China announced on Monday that it is extending military exercises around Taiwan that have already disrupted air traffic and shipping near the island that it claims as Chinese territory. According to the Associated Press, Chinese naval and air forces plan…

by | Jul 8, 2022

Shinzo Abe, who served as Japan’s prime minister from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012 to 2020, was assassinated on Friday by a gunman. Abe was giving a speech in support of a political candidate in the city of…

by | Apr 16, 2022

Robert D. Kaplan sees the world whole. Geography is his lodestar. Geopolitics informs his understanding of history and current international relations. For more than a decade, he has used his keen analytical skills to explain the world’s power relationships. He…

by | Apr 5, 2022

Western statesmen better start reading or re-reading British historian A.J.P. Taylor’s classic historical work, The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918 (1954). The current war in Ukraine and rising tensions among great powers in the Far East should pour cold…

by | Sep 13, 2021

President Biden wanted to give a self-congratulatory speech on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America. Instead, the debacle he created by leaving American citizens behind in Afghanistan left him walking around in a daze at Ground Zero…

by | Feb 6, 2021

I went to get a haircut. I know, this hardly seems a life-changing event. Especially for you. But, you see, my hairdresser had put up a giant sign: “Clients must keep their mask on at all times and refrain from…

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