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Geopolitics: Getting the Big Picture


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Geopolitics is focused on the relationship between politics and territory. Through geopolitics we attempt to analyze and predict the actions and decisions of nations, or other forms of political power, by means of their geographical characteristics and location in the world.

In a broader sense, geopolitics studies the general relations between countries on a global scale. Here we analyse local events in terms of the bigger, global picture.#### Description ###DARK MODE ###NORMAL THEME

geo·pol·i·tics | ˌjēōˈpäləˌtiks |

noun

The study of how factors such as geography, economics, military capability and non-State actors affects the foreign policy of States.

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####AFFILIATED SUBREDDITS

  • /r/Geography
  • /r/War
  • /r/Worldevents
  • /r/CraftofIntelligence
  • /r/IRstudies
  • /r/PublicPolicy
  • /r/Magnitsky
  • /r/Politicalwarfare
  • /r/ForeignPolicyAnalysis
  • /r/CredibleDefense
  • /r/RotaryClub
  • /r/Energy
  • /r/Economics
  • /r/PoliticalScience
  • /r/DepthHub
  • /r/GeopoliticsBlog
  • /r/Terrorism
  • /r/NeutralPolitics
  • /r/QualityNews
  • /r/NeutralNews

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