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
It is often said that the founders of the United States of America envisioned their new republic not as a democracy but an aristocratic republic modelled on Ancient Rome. The New Republic would be expected to geographically expand across the New World just as the old one of Rome had conquered the old world. While … Continue reading USA : New Rome/Ancient Greece, is the shape of future rooted in the past?