The New Great Game in the Indian Ocean

http://www.youtube.com/watch The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean, its littoral countries are home to almost half the world’s population. two-thirds of the world’s trade passes through the Indian Ocean, including most of its oil supplies. It is no surprise then that the Indian Ocean is fast emerging as the world’s most actively contested geopolitical … Continue reading The New Great Game in the Indian Ocean

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Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean: the Indo-Pacific

http://www.youtube.com/watch The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean, its littoral countries are home to almost half the world’s population. two-thirds of the world’s trade passes through the Indian Ocean, including most of its oil supplies. It is no surprise then that the Indian Ocean is fast emerging as the world’s most actively contested geopolitical … Continue reading Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean: the Indo-Pacific

Geopolitics: Understanding Oceanic Space

http://www.youtube.com/watch The Geopolitics of the 21st century will be determined by the potential of great powers to build regimes of control over the seas, or oceanic space. It is vital that we understand how the use of oceans has evolved over the ages, and how it stands today. The idea of oceans being the common … Continue reading Geopolitics: Understanding Oceanic Space

The Zulu Iklwa: Evidence of an African Military Revolution in the Nineteenth Century – Age of Revolutions

“Revolutionary Material Culture Series” This series examines the Age of Revolutions through its material markers, reminding us that materials themselves reflected and shaped political cultures around the revolutionary Atlantic and World. By Jacob Ivey In 2016, the History Channel’s competitive weapon manufacturing reality show “Forged in Fire” included a final segment that instructed contestants to… … Continue reading The Zulu Iklwa: Evidence of an African Military Revolution in the Nineteenth Century – Age of Revolutions