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
http://www.youtube.com/watch Did you know that Kublai Khan the Mongol Emperor of the Chinese Yuan Dynasty in the 13th Century used the political philosophy of Empire developed by an ancient Indian Emperor, Ashoka the Great of the Mauryan Empire of the 4th Century BC.
http://www.youtube.com/watch The Peloponnesian War was a three decade long conflict between two alliances of city states in Ancient Greece lasting from 431-400 BC. It was a total war, involving massive movements of armies and navies across land and sea; it affected the lives of almost every person in the Ancient Greek world, inflicting tremendous losses … Continue reading Geopolitics of the Peloponnesian War
http://www.youtube.com/watch 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
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.
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