Once Again on Geography: A New Book by R. Kaplan
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Once Again on Geography: A New Book by R. Kaplan
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S032120680001172-3-1
DOI
10.31857/S032120680000359-8
Publication type
Article
Status
Published
Authors
Sergey Pashkevich 
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Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
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Pages
53-63
Abstract

For the past three decades, Robert Kaplan, one of the most prominent American experts, wrote quite a number of political bestsellers. His main scientific interests include geopolitics, international relations, and military strategy. He regularly publishes his essays in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Atlantic, National Interest and Foreign Affairs. In 2012, R. Kaplan wrote a book the title of which was "The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and Battles with Fate". The book had a wide resonance in many countries. During his career, Kaplan worked for leading American research centers, including Stratfor. He also served in the Defense Policy Council under the U.S. Department of Defense during the Obama presidency. Twice, in 2011 and 2012 "Foreign Policy" journal included Robert Kaplan in his prestigious list of "100 leading world thinkers". Now Kaplan works for the Eurasia Group analytical center. His sphere of interest includes but is not limited to political risks assessment.

Keywords
the evolution of American interests, the U.S. military strategy in the 21st century, American military policy, U.S. national interests.
Received
30.05.2018
Date of publication
07.08.2018
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References

1. Kaplan Robert D. 2018. The Return of Marco Polo’s World. War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-First Century. New York, Random House, 320 p.

2. Kaplan Robert D. 2012. The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and Battle Against Fate. New York, Random House, 403 p.

3. Kozlov K.V. 2015. Ot geografii do geopolitiki: dve knigi o roli geografii v mezhdunarodnykh otnosheniiakh [From Geography to Geopolitics: Two Books on the Role of Geography in Foreign Affairs] // USA  Canada Journal, No. 4, p. 76-92.

4. Mackinder H.J. 1904. The Geographical Pivot of History // The Geographical Journal, vol. XXIII, No. 4, p. 421–437 / Reprinted Kindle edition. N.Y., 2017, 39 p.

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