Refugees’ Geopolitics: The Black Scene of Power Play – Modern Diplomacy

… the issue of refugees along the Turkish-Greek border has become a very prominent global issue these days. On the one hand, there is the issue of human rights and the humanitarian approach to refugee issues along the Greek border and on the other hand, the discussion of the actors behind the shaping of the game has great importance. Understanding the second part of this situation based on the geopolitics of refugees can be easily learnt. If we define geopolitics as follows: Geopolitics is the knowledge of designing and reviewing actors’ strategies for achieving the interests and goals based on geographical sources of power. If the geographical source of power be refugees, the design of strategies by actors to achieve their goals and interests can be seen as the geopolitics of refugees. On this basis, it can be said that the geopolitics of hunger is the knowledge of designing and revising actors’ strategies to achieve the interests and goals of the refugees (as a geographical source of power).
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