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the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state

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Readers who hope for a gradually more pacifistic world will be disappointed, just as traditional geopoliticians will be dourly affirmed, by the continued dominance of nation-states and their competition for power, resources, and status.
After the First World War, the Russian empire having collapsed into civil war, the great British geopolitician and strategist Sir Halford Mackinder traveled to Georgia as British High Commissioner to Southern Russia on behalf of the foreign secretary, Lord Curzon.
German geopolitician Karl Haushofer by exchanging the name "Heartland Theory" with the theory "Vital Space" considered the Turkistan geopolitics basin as a primary region to be captured by Germany.
pundits who ridiculed him as a "Saddam enabler," a "meddling geopolitician," and one of those obsolete "Euro rulers.
Sloan is a graduate of the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, and a highly respected geopolitician.
And yet there does exist an international criminal law and procedures for its application, and although so far successfully manipulated by the geopoliticians, the endgame of criminal accountability has yet to be played.
Aristotle is quoted by geopoliticians as saying, "The state is natural to man, and man is by nature a member of the state.
Realists and classical geopoliticians have more than 2,000 years of empirical evidence to support their theories of how states and empires behave and how the international system works.
In its literal meaning [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] stands for the geographic territory of Russia--as interpreted by geopoliticians, a vast subcontinent of Eurasia.