Geopolitics

Secession misses the point

Secession, as a means to anarchy, misses the point.   Peaceful secession is simply a rearrangement of the political structure to one that is...
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The globalization of politics

Something is different in politics recently.  No, not Trump.  I mean the global nature of previously domestic politics.  In the past, there was a superficial...
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Media finally sees Trump’s “Asia Pivot”

Here I am on my post-election gloating tour, with another prediction that’s finally been picked up on by the media.  In July, I asked...
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Is Trump the “Asia pivot” candidate?

Looking at the difference between Trump’s and Hillary’s attitudes towards Russia, one can’t help but feel that there’s something deeper going on.  Hillary’s hostility to...
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Will President Trump get Edward Snowden?

Since Trump and Putin seem to like each other, is it likely that a President Trump’s newly-befriended Russia would throw Edward Snowden under the extradition bus?...
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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Central Asia

The US foreign policy establishment is shifting focus to Central Asia as the key pivot point in “The Great Game” for natural resources.  The...
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