The Great Game refers to the hundred year geostrategic contest between Britain and Russia for control of Eurasia in the 19th century. The arena for the Great Game was all the lands, kingdoms and nations between the two Empires. At the beginning of the Great Game the territories of British India and Tsarist Russia were … Continue reading The Great Game: Afghanistan, British India and the Hundred Year War for India’s Northern Frontier
Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. On that day, thousands of young men, far from their homes, stormed the beaches on the Gallipoli Peninsula in what is now Turkey. — Read on nzhistory.govt.nz/war/the-gallipoli-campaign/introduction
The Viking raids and subsequent settlements define the period known as the Viking Age in Britain, which had profound consequences on the development of the ... — Read on http://www.historyhit.com/why-did-the-vikings-invade-britain/
http://www.youtube.com/watch A lecture examining the dynamics of land and sea power through a historical case study of the Mughal Empire of India and the English East India Company.
Christian List looks at majoritarianism, Condorcet's paradox and the UK's decision to leave the EU. — Read on http://www.lse.ac.uk/philosophy/blog/2019/04/16/is-brexit-the-will-of-the-people/
http://www.youtube.com/watch An intermediate level analysis of the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean. The East India Company began entered India as merchants in 1600's and went on to build the greatest Empire in the history of the world. More on Geopolitics Theory: Introduction to Geopolitics: https://youtu.be/z5ddUGVo7tU Geopolitics, an introduction (intermediate): https://youtu.be/dg7d0TPoLgw Models of Analysis: https://youtu.be/PXXdvBz1tJU Understanding … Continue reading Geopolitics of the Mughal Empire and East India Company: land vs sea power
http://www.youtube.com/watch As the 1800's began, while the British had conquered most of India, a new challenge was on thr horizon. Napoleon Bonaparte conquered Egypt. And he contemplated moving across the Arabian Sea to attack the East India Company in India. Watch!
http://www.youtube.com/watch The Great Game refers to the 100 year geostrategic contest between British India and Tsarist Russia for control of Central Asia in the 19th century. It's effects continue to be felt in the Geopolitics of Asia till the present day.
As Brexit Looms, the Rock Is in a Hard Place – Foreign Policy — Read on foreignpolicy.com/2019/01/30/as-brexit-looms-the-rock-is-in-a-hard-place-gibraltar-spain-britain-uk-may-sanchez-shared-sovereignty/
http://www.youtube.com/watch This series (Part 1: https://youtu.be/1nORXGAYpfA) explores the Geopolitics of the British Empire, from the rise of the East India Company, to the consolidation of the British Raj, and the geopolitical contest known as the Great Game. Watch a prequel video explaining the rise of the British in India here: https://youtu.be/YpE4rI0DAls THE GREAT GAME The … Continue reading The Great Game: The 100 War for Afghanistan