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The Geopolitics World

index of key topics to study geopolitics today:

  1. Geopolitical Theories and Concepts
  2. Global Powers and Regions
    • United States: Foreign policy, alliances, and influence
    • China: Belt and Road Initiative, South China Sea, and global ambitions
    • Russia: Expansionism, Eurasian integration, and foreign policy
    • European Union: Integration, Brexit, and regional dynamics
    • Middle East: Conflict zones, oil politics, and regional powers
    • Asia-Pacific: Security alliances, economic integration, and maritime disputes
  3. Security and Conflict
    • Terrorism, extremism, and state security measures
    • Cybersecurity and digital geopolitics
    • Nuclear proliferation and arms control
    • Humanitarian crises and international responses
  4. Economic Geopolitics
    • Trade agreements and economic blocs
    • Energy geopolitics: Oil, gas, and renewable resources
    • Globalization and its impact on geopolitics
  5. Emerging Trends and Challenges
    • Climate change and environmental geopolitics
    • Technological innovation and geopolitical implications
    • Geoeconomics: Economic statecraft and sanctions
    • Migration, refugees, and demographic shifts
  6. Diplomacy and Multilateralism
    • International organizations: UN, NATO, WTO, etc.
    • Soft power, public diplomacy, and cultural influence
    • Crisis diplomacy and conflict resolution
  7. Case Studies and Contemporary Issues
    • Ukraine-Russia conflict and implications for Eastern Europe
    • South China Sea disputes and regional security concerns
    • Iran nuclear deal and Middle East stability
    • Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global geopolitics


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By Smartencyclopedia & Agencies New York, NY – In a firm stance against the increasing military cooperation between Russia and North Korea, the  United Kingdom has pledged to identify, expose, and counteract Russian efforts to acquire military equipment from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). This commitment was articulated
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Geopolitical Analysis: The Strengthening Russia-North Korea Alliance Amidst Global Tensions
By Alexander Turner* President Vladimir Putin’s impending visit to North Korea signifies a notable strategic alignment between Moscow and Pyongyang, two nations grappling with significant international isolation and pressure. This rare trip, scheduled for June 18-19, highlights their mutual effort to bolster geopolitical standings and mitigate the impacts of Western
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The Shadow War: A New Era of Covert Conflict Between East and West
By Alexander Turner* The specter of World War III looms over us, not in the form of massive armies and nuclear missiles, but through cyber intrusions, arson, bombings, and other acts of mayhem. The conflict between the West and the East has entered a shadowy phase where traditional battlefields are
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Navigating the Geopolitics of the Yellow Sea: A Comprehensive Analysis
By Daniel Robinson* The Yellow Sea, situated between China and the Korean Peninsula, embodies profound geopolitical significance, serving as a pivotal nexus for maritime commerce, territorial disputes, and strategic naval maneuvers. This body of water, enriched with major ports and contested territories, stands as a focal point of regional tensions and
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The Geopolitical Significance of Balochistan
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff  Balochistan, the largest province in Pakistan by area yet the least populated and economically underdeveloped, holds a critical geopolitical position that has captured the attention of global superpowers and regional players alike. Situated at the crossroads of South Asia, Central Asia, and the Persian Gulf, Balochistan’s
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By The Smartencyclopedia Staff  In the realm of international relations, few issues are as complex and contentious as the Palestinian question, particularly within the context of the Islamic world. The divergent responses from Islamic nations towards Palestine reflect a nuanced interplay of domestic dynamics, societal norms, and regional geopolitics. To
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Scenarios for a ‘New Normal’ in Geopolitics: Realist vs. Liberal Perspectives
By José Carlos Palma* In the wake of the post-Cold War era, characterized by globalization, prosperity, and relative political stability, the world is now facing a significant shift in geopolitical dynamics. The previous three decades of international relations, marked by multilateralism and economic interdependence, have given way to a new
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The Symbolic Weight of the Crimean Bridge: Geopolitical Implications and Personal Significance
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff  In the realm of geopolitics, infrastructure projects often transcend their utilitarian purposes, assuming symbolic and personal dimensions that reflect broader political narratives. One such emblematic structure is the Crimean Bridge, a critical link connecting mainland Russia to the annexed Crimean Peninsula. Beyond its functional role in
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