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Geopolitics is focused on the relationship between politics and territory. Through geopolitics we attempt to analyze and predict the actions and decisions of nations, or other forms of political power, by means of their geographical characteristics and location in the world.

In a broader sense, geopolitics studies the general relations between countries on a global scale. Here we analyze local events in terms of the bigger, global picture.


geo·pol·i·tics | ˌjēōˈpäləˌtiks |


The study of how factors such as geography, economics, military capability and non-State actors affects the foreign policy of States.

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