Of Walls and Drowning

Published February 28, 2019 in Warp & Woof Of Walls and Drowning Geopolitics of Climate Change in the 21st Century William Sundwick The term “geopolitics” was first used in the 19th century to refer to the influence of geography on political actions of nations. When U.S. Navy Captain Alfred T. Mahan published his seminal work,Continue reading “Of Walls and Drowning”

History’s Greatest, Cruelest Levers of Power — Wars

Published November 6, 2017 in Warp & Woof History’s Greatest, Cruelest Levers of Power – Wars And, How Morbid the Fascination William Sundwick Why So Fascinating? Power is an intriguing study. It’s not an overstatement to say that history is all about exploring the exercise of power by different peoples in different times. Politics isContinue reading “History’s Greatest, Cruelest Levers of Power — Wars”

The Russian Bear and 21st Century Geopolitics

Published May 26, 2017 in Warp & Woof The Russian Bear and 21stCentury Geopolitics William Sundwick Many of us are old enough to remember a mid-century exposure to national security, and the “way the world worked,” reinforced not just by the competition with the Soviet Union (“The Communists”), but also by our understanding of WorldContinue reading “The Russian Bear and 21st Century Geopolitics”