Environmental Warfare– Changing the Balance of Geopolitics

Environmental Warfare– Changing the Balance of Geopolitics

The notion of environmental warfare – past and present Environmental warfare can be roughly defined as the conscious and intended modification of geophysical events in order to achieve tactical advantage in the battle space. The geophysical attributes that are intended in the definition can be classified in weather phenomenon, tectonic dynamics and oceanic dynamics. The […]

Threat theory – a geopolitical vista

Threat theory – a geopolitical vista

The concept of threat Above the slightly megalomaniac self proclamation of the Anthropocene era, the human individual constituent of the species is trapped in a fortress of Darwinism and its constant battle for survival and perpetual quest for perennity. Evolution represents competition. Competition is by nature at least dual if not, predominately, multipolar. So, if […]

International Organizations in Crisis

International Organizations in Crisis

At present, the global governance system suffers from a chronic disease: it is outdated, overwhelmed by the rapid changes happening in the international environment. Periodically, new issues are identified and labeled as “challenges” or “threats” to the global peace and security. Some of them are real; others are just perceived as such, or intentionally taken […]

The geopolitics of chaos

The geopolitics of chaos

Translated by Ana Maria Miu Lately the world has been in an extreme state of tension caused by an old concern: the development of nuclearprograms by so called “dangerous states”. After the United States used this phrase in 2003 as an argument to invade Iraq and establish a democracy in this country, it was Iran’s turn to make the American’s list. […]