China’s Belt and Road hits a speed bump in Kazakhstan – Nikkei Asian Review

KHORGOS, Kazakhstan -- One of the most ambitious projects in China's Belt and Road Initiative aims to transform a vast plot of open land along China's — Read on


Russia rebuilds a cultural center in Kabul for a new era of influence – The Washington Post

The Soviet cultural center once symbolized Moscow’s bid for power in Afghanistan. Russia rebuilt the facility for a new era of influence. — Read on

China in Central Asia: A military foothold takes root on Afghanistan’s doorstep – The Washington Post

While the United States is looking to get out of Afghanistan, China is tiptoeing into a region it has flooded with cash. — Read on

Geopolitics of Early Human Migrations: Land, Terrain and Territory The presentation takes a Big History approach to understanding Early Human Migrations and dispersal out of Africa across all continents of the world. We begin by creating a framework for our analysis based on anthropology and political geography. We apply it to the broad swathe of human history beginning around 250,000 years ago and … Continue reading Geopolitics of Early Human Migrations: Land, Terrain and Territory