No Truce With the Heartland

All of us so-called geopolitical analysts owe a debt to Halford John Mackinder. His 1904 paper, “The Geographical Pivot of History” is the basis for nearly all strategic thinking in today’s policy rooms, think tanks, and military academies of the West. We’ve all heard the first three rules of Mackinder: Who rules Eastern Europe commands … Continue reading No Truce With the Heartland