Tag: geopolitics

Making Sense of the Middle East

11/24/2017


So what was the Saudi purge about, exactly? And what does Yemen have to do with this? And how about the South Pars oilfield? And what does all of that have to do with the price of tea in China? Confused? Well, you’re not the only one. Join James and Ernest Hancock on this special commercial-free edition of Declare Your Independence for a breakdown of the latest turmoil in the middle east and what this means for the future of the world.

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Interview 1325 – The Indo-Pacific Region on Howe Street Radio

11/22/20174 Comments

James joins Jim Goddard on HoweStreet.com Radio for his bi-monthly round-up of economic, financial and geopolitical stories from around the world. This time around they discuss the new, US-less Zombie TPP; China’s shadow banking crackdown; and the US’ new penchant for calling the Asia-Pacific the Indo-Pacific.

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Sharmine Narwani on the Changing Face of the Middle East

11/12/2017


Today James talks to political analyst and commentator Sharmine Narwani on the explosive events in the Gulf this week and what they tell us about the changing power relations in the Middle East. From the wind down of the Syrian terrorist insurgency to the shock resignation of the Lebanese PM and the Game of Thrones in the House of Saud, a new regional picture is emerging, one in which two power blocs are competing for the upper hand in the new Middle East. Narwani breaks down this new dynamic and paints the picture of where things are heading in this dynamic region.

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Interview 1322 – Sharmine Narwani on the Changing Face of the Middle East

11/11/201732 Comments

Today James talks to political analyst and commentator Sharmine Narwani on the explosive events in the Gulf this week and what they tell us about the changing power relations in the Middle East. From the wind down of the Syrian terrorist insurgency to the shock resignation of the Lebanese PM and the Game of Thrones in the House of Saud, a new regional picture is emerging, one in which two power blocs are competing for the upper hand in the new Middle East. Narwani breaks down this new dynamic and paints the picture of where things are heading in this dynamic region.

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Is About To Grow: Here’s What It Means

04/22/2017


The Shanghai Cooperation Organization are preparing the ground for India and Pakistan to join the group as full members. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is hailing this “historic” move that will turn the organization into a truly global force. So what is the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and what does this latest move mean? Luckily, James has the answers!

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Meet The Shanghai Cooperation Organization

04/22/20174 Comments


When The Shanghai Five held its first presidential summit in China in 1996, this innocuous group hardly registered as a blip on the geopolitical radar. Within just five years, however, the loose-knit cooperative organization of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan was already attracting the attention of some of the premier globalist institutions as a potential opponent to Western imperial hegemony…

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Are All US Presidents Related? – QFC #28 (video)

02/13/2016

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Interview 1016 – Tim Ball Outlines 20th Century Theories of Geopolitics

03/19/20156 Comments

Dr. Tim Ball of DrTimBall.com joins us again to continue our ongoing exploration of geography, climate and politics. In this conversation we explore 20th century geopolitical theories and theorists, from Ratzel’s Lebensraum to Mackinder’s “Heartland” to Spykman’s “Rimland” to Cohen’s “Divided World.” We also explore the rise of NATO in the mid-20th century and the role of the BRICS in shaping the world of the 21st.

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The Death of King Abdullah and the Future of Oil Geopolitics

02/02/20159 Comments

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Interview 974 – Fairdinkum Radio: Russia, China and Globalization

12/08/20141 Comment

James joins Leon Pittard of Fairdinkum Radio to discuss Russia and China in the New World Order. Topics addressed include the “secret deal” on the MH17 investigation; Ukraine’s missing gold reserves; the end of the South Stream pipeline; China’s involvement in the South China Sea; the role of BRICS in the drive towards globalization; and much more.

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